Cooperation with local, national and international organisations is a crucial for projects coordination and overall work of INEX-SDA. We are members or partners of following networks:
Czech Council of Children and Youth (ČRDM) is an umbrella organisation of children youth associations in the Czech Republic. It was established in June 1998 by eight organisations of children and youth. ČRDM is the national youth council in the Czech Republic and a reliable partner of government administration. It is composed of almost 100 non-governmental children and youth organisations with more than 200 000 individual members. The mission of the ČRDM is to promote conditions for quality life and overall development of children and young people. ČRDM fulfills its mission by supporting non-formal education and activities of its members, especially by creating legal, economical, social and cultural conditions suitable for their activities. ČRDM represents interests of its members towards home and foreign bodies, organisations and institutions.
Czech Forum for Development Cooperation (FoRS) is a platform that brings together Czech non-governmental and non-profit organisations, academic institutions and other actors who are focused on international development cooperation, humanitarian assistance and global development education. The vision of FoRS is the world where there exist conditions for dignified life, and where human rights, as well as the principles of sustainable development, are promoted. FoRS works to improve quality and sustainability of life of people from all around the world, as well as from the Czech Republic. Moreover, it tries to increase effectiveness of development cooperation. In addition, FoRS enforces mutual interests of its members and contributes to the development of its members’ expertise, and creates space for their mutual cooperation. Since its establishment in 2002, the number of its members and observers has increased to nearly 50 organisations.
The Alliance of European Voluntary Service Organisations is an International Non-Governmental Youth Organisation that represents national organisations which promote intercultural education, understanding and peace through voluntary service. The Alliance, founded in 1982, is presently made up of 50 full, associate and candidate members in 28 countries and more 40 partner organisations worldwide. The Alliance provides a structure that facilitates and supports events, projects and activities aimed at cooperation between its members and partners. INEX-SDA joined the Alliance in 1994 and has been active within the network ever since, especially in its working groups. In March 2018, INEX-SDA will host the annual Technical Meeting of member and partner organisations which marks the beginning of the workcamp season.
Service Civil International (SCI) is a volunteer organisation, founded in 1921, dedicated to promoting a culture of peace by organising international voluntary projects for people of all ages and backgrounds. The organisation has 45 members and an ever growing number of partners all over the world. SCI offers a variety of volunteer opportunities to people, such as short, mid- and long term projects, but also the possibility to become active for a local branch or participate in a seminar or training. Throughout the years SCI has made a major contribution to the development of the main forms of volunteering. Year after year, the organisation enables thousands of volunteers to participate in community projects. SCI’s vision is a world of peace; social justice and sustainable development, where all people live together with mutual respect and without recourse to any form of violence to solve conflict. INEX-SDA has been one of the SCI partner organisations since 1991.
Coordinating Committee for International Voluntary Service (CCIVS) is an International Non Governmental Organisation engaged in the field of International Voluntary Service (IVS). It has been working for the development and coordination of international voluntary service worldwide since 1948. CCIVS has 200 members in more than 80 countries across the globe. CCIVS’ main focus is the quest to achieve ‘change in the minds of men’ by bringing together people of different backgrounds. CCIVS has always worked closely with the UN organisation and complements UNESCO intellectual activity and goals in the fields of Education, Culture, Sciences and Communication through a hands-on, non-formal education approach transforming societies at the grassroots level.
Global Education Network of Young Europeans (GLEN) is a network of non-governmental and governmental organisations as well as committed young people who are involved in global education. It is a joint non-profit, politically independent initiative of ten organisations from the European Union. GLEN envisions a world in which people reflect on the realities of the globalised world and their own role in it, and join hands, minds and hearts to build fair and sustainable societies. INEX-SDA has been taking part in GLEN since 2004.
Streetfootballworld is a global network of non-profit organisations that use football to engage young people and teach them life skills. It connects close to 100 community organisations from over 60 countries that use football to tackle issues in health, education, gender equality and more, and supports these organisations through its programmes, infrastructure, and events. Streetfootballworld aims to generate visibility, knowledge and resources for the field of football for good in its entirety, ensuring more young lives are changed through football. It uses football as a tool to drive social change and its role is to bring global support to local initiatives. INEX-SDA’s project Football for Development became part of the network in 2016.