The latest available surveys indicate that the Italians have decreased both the degree of priority given to the national development cooperation policy and the confidence in the effectiveness of this instrument in contrasting the migration phenomenon. The present initiative aims to contribute to improving these perceptions in particular among the young population, 11-35 years, creating a favorable climate for the continuation of Italy's financial and political commitment to development cooperation. They are not only formal education paths to increase their skills, but they are offered the opportunity to engage in direct dialogue with local and national political decision makers.