Project: Rede Construir Juntos (Build Together Network)


Informal network, established in 1997, which currently brings together a considerable number of institutions at national level with responsibility in the area of Children and Youth, and which have in common the development of actions aimed at a more appropriate coordination of efforts to combat social exclusion of disadvantaged groups, including children and young people in risk situations and their families.

In 2004/2005, the Network was revitalized and its objectives redefined.

This Network has as its main purpose – to promote networking in order to enhance the synergy of actions to combat social exclusion in the area of childhood/youth.

Throughout the year there are numerous activities, such as:

  • Meetings of Nuclei;
  • Fostering the Youth Network Crescer Juntos;
  • Thematic meetings, workshops, training, awareness-raising and information actions;
  • Exchanges of children and young people and technicians;
  • Meetings / Seminars and annual meeting of the RCJ;
  • Edition of the RCJ Newsletter and management of the RCJ Facebook page;
  • Consulting the responses with the various partner institutions of the Network in the field of missing and/or sexually exploited children.

Area of Intervention

Education and Social

Target Group

Children and young people at risk and/or to technicians from different areas of intervention.

General Objectives

Scope (National or International)

At the national level, in the operationalization/revitalization of the Network; International, in the optimization of responses in the field of Missing Children.

Identification of External Partnerships

Communication between intervening services and overlapping areas

IAC – Projeto Rua, IAC – SOS Criança and Área da Cooperação Nacional e Internacional

Implementation Period

From 1997 to the present

Main Results

N / A