(Italy) Established in 2001 by a group of volunteers, InformaGiovani aims are: foster and promote human and civil rights, with focus on right to information and participation; defending social and collective rights; promote local and international volunteering as tools for social inclusion and change. IG runs activities of information, training and counseling, seminars on EU programmes, on social volunteering and international co-operation.
The association focuses on activities of social inclusion and rehabilitation of young people who are or risk experiencing social exclusion. Since 2008 organizes youth exchanges and international workcamps, involving about 250 participants in local and international activities. It is accredited as HSC organization for EVS, is member of the Anna Lindh foundation and of Libera, national antimafia network. Since 2009 is leading an informal European network on social volunteering, recognized by the EACEA of the European Commission.