Italy – Don Bosco Anglophone West Africa at Advocacy Meeting of Salesian Organisations

On 11 and 12 February, Benson Osei-Savio Boateng, for the “DBYNWA” (Don Bosco Youth Net West Africa), represented the Anglophone West Africa Province this year at the Advocacy Meeting for Salesian Organisations.

The two day meeting which was coordinated by Don Bosco Network with the support of Don Bosco International and Don Bosco – United Nations, the annual gathering of organizations dealing with advocacy and campaign with a Salesian approach has taken place for the sixth time.

The meeting was presided by Fr Guillermo Basañes, Missions Councillor, and Fr Fabio Attard, Councillor for Youth Ministry.

This edition dealt with several fixed points: sharing 2018’s advocacy initiatives, working in common topics, such as Migrations, human-trafficking and Sustainable Development Goals.

Benson Osei-Savio Boateng shared our activities in fighting irregular migration and human trafficking. 

He continued to share how our educational projects like the Technical/Vocational Education Training is contributing to the achievement of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals in Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone.

The last novelty was the visit on the morning of the 12th to the Vatican Dicastery of Human Integral Development, in order to get to know their work and see possible synergies with the different socio-political initiatives they are carrying out.

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