CATS is an international conference series on children’s participation, supported by different organisations all working towards a common goal.

Core Partner Organizations

Initiatives et Changement France, the initiator of the CATS project, aims to develop active citizens by working with children, youth, and adults to be partners for change to improve society.

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Learning for Well Being Foundation envisions inclusive and supportive societies where children and adults respect each other as competent partners, and learn how to realise their unique potential throughout their lives.

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CAUX – Initiatives of Change Foundation (CAUX-IofC) organises and coordinates international and local conferences, seminars and training in Switzerland, primarily in its Conference Centre, the Caux-Palace, bringing together a true diversity of people.

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Associate Partner Organizations

Eurochild advocates for children’s rights and well-being to be at the heart of policymaking. It influences policies, builds internal capacities, facilitates mutual learning and exchanges practice and research.

Child to Child works to realise and mainstream children’s right to participate. It is a pioneer in transformational approaches that inspire children to work together to change their world, leading to healthier, safer lives and better access to education.