About us


The Center for Information and Development Education – CIES is an Italian Non-Governmental Organization founded in 1983, which has an extensive experience in running multi-country co-development projects throughout EU and in the global south: Southern Africa (Mozambique, Angola), Sub Saharan Africa (Ethiopia and Senegal) Northern Africa (Tunisia), the Balkan area (Albania).

CIES Onlus contributes to the active participation of people, civil societies and institutions through the implementation of projects on various thematic areas like good governance, health services, environmental protection, education, gender equality, job counseling and placement, vocational training, towards the promotion of growth and development, always valuing diversity.

In coherence with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), CIES Onlus specifically promotes processes of social, economic and cultural inclusion through the implementation of activities and services.