Democratic Republic of the Congo
Collectif des Organisations des Jeunes Solidaires (COJESKI)
The Collectif des organisations des jeunes solidaires du Congo-Kinshasa RDC [Collective of Youth Solidarity Organisations in Congo-Kinshasa DRC, COJESKI-RDC] is a platform consisting of 340 youth organisations which has been operating in Congo-Zaire since 1995.
Its main aim is to promote and defend positive human values, sustainable development and good governance of the Democratic Republic of Congo. It endeavours to involve young people in this objective and allow young people to participate in decision-making in the country.
COJESKI currently has 11 offices in the DRC, in locations ranging from from Kinshasa to Bukavu. It is also represented in 15 countries in Europe, America and Africa.
It is a member of several collectives in the Democratic Republic of Congo, including the Congo National Human Rights NGO Network (RENADHOC).
Internationally, COJESKI supports the Coalition for International Criminal Court (CICC), the International Peace Bureau and other global networks.
It has observer status at the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights and consultant status at the UN Economic and Social Council.