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Assessing the effectiveness of refugee integration courses in Athens

HELIOS is a pilot integration project (2019-2020) that aims to support beneficiaries of international protection to integrate in the Greek society. The project offers services promoting independent living, including rental subsidies, integration courses, employability support and integration monitoring.The consortium of METAdrasi, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) Hellas, and the National Center of Social Research (EKKE)

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Pilot Training Program for Afghan Refugee Women

The Solidarity Consultancy & Counselling Network implemented a pilot training program for 8 Afghan refugee women with an emphasis on Social and Solidarity Economy and Entrepreneurship. The program was assigned by the Greek Forum of Refugees and carried out with the support of an interpreter because all the participants were newcomers. For more info:

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Radio Refugees

Underrepresentation of refugees and migrants in the media leads to underrepresention in the political agenda, and the consequence is proposing and promoting a distorted image oft he group, facilitating hate and xenophobic speech. Founded in 2011, OurVoice is a German Radio based in Freiburg that offers weekly Radioshows in 6 languages , plus Workshops and

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Evaluation Framework for Successful Initiatives

In order to evaluate if an action or intervention or project has the potential to be successful, a SWOT-Analysis based Framework has been provided by Interkulturelles Forum Fulda e.V. The Framework is very easy to use, since it is made by a SWOT matrix filled in with key indicators, to be intended as examples of

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My Buddy and me

The project offers temporary support to children with a migration or refugee background through a special peer based relationship: the children are supported in their tasks or other activities by native young people – their buddy, their sponsor. The goal of this activity is to activate children’s own strengths, talents and self- confidence to go

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Workshop – Transfer of knowledge – EKKE Athens_Greece

On 15 January 2020 the National Centre for Social Research ( successfully organized at its premises (Athens, Greece) a Workshop in the framework of the project INEM (International Network for Migrants). The aim of the workshop was to train employees working with migrants in data processing through EKKE’s web platforms. The participants represented three organizations

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