FOSIT is a federation that unites about sixty NGOs from the Italian part of Switzerland, including COOPI Suisse and all non-profit associations and foundations, recognized as a public utility and active in the field of international cooperation and development.
The principles and values of reference of FOSIT and associated NGOs are: social justice, equity, respect for human rights and mutual cooperation.
Consistent with this vision, FOSIT is committed to facilitate the exchange of information and experiences among members, the coordination between operators and creating moments of encounter in general, it promotes information and raises awareness of the public opinion and of civil authorities regarding development cooperation issues. Furthermore, FOSIT offers educational sessions and professional consultation for people working for NGOs, and promotes the institutional and operational quality of NGOs, encouraging financial support of their projects.
COOPI Suisse has been a member of the FOSIT since 2015.