Who we are

Who we are

Progetto Sud is an Italian non-profit, Non-Governmental Organization, created in 1984 on the initiative of the UIL (“Unione Italiana del Lavoro”, Italian Labor Union), formally recognized by the Italian Ministry for Foreign Affairs by Decree of eligibility No 1988/128/4191/6D of 14 September 1988 and currently included in the list of Civil Society’s non-profit organizations of the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation by Decree No 2016/337/000256/1 of 13 April 2016.
 
Progetto Sud is headquartered in Rome and has two operating branches in Quito (Ecuador) and Tunisi (Tunisia), where it carries on its activities with the help of local and international personnel and experts. Our organization implements international cooperation and development programs and activities in different countries around the world, promoting the principles of sustainable growth and development, tackling inequalities and addressing human rights.
 
Progetto Sud contributes to the implementation of development projects promoted by institutional donors, national and international profit and non-profit organizations, facilitating the direct involvement of civil society organizations and of public and private stakeholders. Our commitment aims at promoting and animating a democratic participation process by involving people, workers and other civil society actors, for the protection of their rights and in line with the goal of supporting processes of change and growth of equity and social justice; at improving the quality of labor relations and systems and at strengthening processes of governance, supporting those who live in conditions of poverty, marginality and exclusion.

Latest News

Eritrea – Newsletter n. 2 "Dialogue, training, bargaining: work as an instrument of peace"
02 July 2020

Eritrea – Newsletter n. 2 "Dialogue, training, bargaining: work as an instrument of peace"

Progetto Sud is pleased to share the second Newsletter regarding the project "Dialogue, training, bargaining: work as an instrument of peace" in Eritrea, funded by the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation (AICS) - Regional Office in Khartoum and leaded by Nexus International Solidarity Emilia...

Eritrea – Newsletter n. 1 "Dialogue, training, bargaining: work as an instrument of peace"
02 July 2020

Eritrea – Newsletter n. 1 "Dialogue, training, bargaining: work as an instrument of peace"

Progetto Sud is pleased to share the first Newsletter regarding the project "Dialogue, training, bargaining: work as an instrument of peace" in Eritrea, funded by the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation (AICS) - Regional Office in Khartoum and leaded by Nexus International Solidarity Emilia...

MESA Examples of transformation
22 June 2018

MESA Examples of transformation

Our case study contributes to the first series of case studies highlighting #SOLIDAR members contribution to promote sustainable development and social justice in Europe and in partner countries, as embedded in the 2030 Agenda.

23 January 2017

Guide to Partnership Profit - Non-Profit

The Sodalitas Foundation presented, on Tuesday January, 17th, at the Auditorium of Assolombarda in Milan, the "Guide to Partnership - Profit and Non-Profit together for the development of international cooperation projects."