CATS is an initiative run primarily by 4 organisations:
Initiatives of Change (France), the initiator of the CATS project – Children as Actors for Transforming, is part of a world-wide movement of people of diverse cultures and backgrounds, who are committed to the transformation of society through changes in human motives and behaviour, starting with their own.
Child to Child (England) is an association with international standing. Their mission is to enable and empower young people worldwide to reach their full potential and achieve their rights by promoting the holistic health, well-being of themselves, their families, and their communities.
Universal Education Foundation (Belgium) is an association with of vision of “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”.
Eurochild is a network of over 170 organisations and individuals working in and across Europe to promote the rights and well-being of children and young people. Eurochild is one of the largest advocacy organisations on children’s issues at EU level whose work is underpinned by the 1989 United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC).
The Core Team is made up of people from these organisations as well as many others (International Janusz Korczak Association, Funky Dragon, Lumos, Initiatives of Change Sweden, Alliance Eliant, and more) who all work on making this conference a success.