TDM 2000

Caglary, Italy





TDM 2000” is an independent no profit organization, that coordinates young people willing to cooperate in the voluntary sector, supporting them in developing personal and professional skills through experiential learning and non-formal education.

Main fields of interest: youth policy, entrepreneurship, human rights, democracy, intercultural learning, active citizenship, non formal education, international cooperation, local development and migration. All the activities we implement are thought, planned and realized by young people.

The NGO has 2 different offices were volunteers and the board work on daily basis. The group is composed by 800 members that actively participate in the projects of the NGO. TDM 2000 is accredited to host, send and coordinate volunteers in the frame of EVS. We are recognized as volunteer organization by the Sardinian Regional Government. We are registered by the CoE and we participated in Leonardo Da Vinci Program. From 2009 we are hosting a project under National Civil Service. In 2010 TDM 2000 signed a partnership with University of Cagliari for the recognition of non formal learning and the attribution of credits. Actually working to implement the recognition of competences also for the formal education about secondary school.

We cooperate with “Agenzia Regionale del Lavoro” a public institution dealing with empowerment of young people in the labour market to provide guidance and information about European Union programs and training young people. We also signed a similar agreement with “ENTE ERSU” the public institution that is entitled to give scholarship and housing for university students.

Associazione TDM 2000 is member of TDM 2000 International network and Anna Lindh Foundation network. TDM 2000 realize in the first week of August every year an international cultural festival which gives opportunity to around 200 youngster from all over the world to discover and share different cultures.

Associazione TDM 2000 is working in the youth field since 2000, we have experience in non formal education and learning methodologies, in fact we have implemented and managed several projects under the programmes Youth and then YiA. We have implemented Trainings for Trainers as applicant and partner.

We have sent a huge number of youngsters in order to let them develop skills in training and facilitation through non formal education, giving them the opportunity to become International trainers and facilitators. So we believe that our organization can ensure full support in all the life of this project, while preparing activities, visibility and dissemination as well as taking care of selection and sending participants, supporting them together with our partner travel arrangements and preparing them about contents of this project and inter-cultural aspect before depart.