WHO WE ARE
"Assistance and Programs for Sustainable Development – Agenda 21"
is a Romanian non-governmental association of national interest, not-for-profit
and unaffiliated politically or religiously. The association was established in
The fundamental goal of APSD – Agenda 21 is to support Romanian
policies and efforts to promote and implement in Romania the objectives of Sustainable
The key-concept of APSD – Agenda 21 is Sustainable
Development. A safe and prosperous future cannot be thought outside the
concept of sustainable development.
- To develop partnerships with local authorities in order to value local initiatives
and to increase efficiency of local governance;
- To strengthen the role of social actors with high potential in enforcement of sustainable
development: children and young people, local communities, private sector and business
community, scientific community, media;
- To provide assistance and support for marginalized groups or groups at risk of social
Privileged target-groups are children and young people. Opportunities
for education and development that are offered to children and young people are
the guaranty of a healthy society.
Volunteering for the communityis one of the fundamental values of
TYPES OF PROGRAMMES
Education for children and youngsters
on the sustainable development topic, with focus on civic education, environmental
issues and respect for the human rights;
Assistance and support for excluded groupsor with a
high risk of social exclusion;
Improvement and development of social servicesand
facilitating the population's access to these services;
Lobby and informative campaignsin order to increase
the different social groups' level of involvement into the community life.
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