Europe for Citizens projektin loppuraportti

The project Welcome to Europe: 3i Internationalisation, Integration & Inclusion, was funded with the support of the European Union under the Programme "Europe for Citizens".

 

 

 

The project Welcome to Europe: 3i Internationalisation, Integration & Inclusion, was funded with the support of the European Union under the Programme ”Europe for Citizens”.

 

 

 

Applicable to the Action 1 –  Measure 1.2 ”Networks of Twinned Towns

Action 2 – Measure 2.3 ”Support projects initiated by civil society organisations

Action 4 – ”Active European Rememberance

 

 

 

Welcome to Europe: 3i Internationalisation, Integration & Inclusion

 

Project lead partner:

Kalajoki Municipality

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Seminar 1 – Organised by the Municipal Training Centre (MTC) at Kaunas University of Technology 

Participation: The event involved  65 citizens, including  4  participants from the city of Kalajoki Finland,

3 participants from the Keskisuomen Kylat ry,

3 participants from the city of Herceg Novi, Montenegro

3 participants from the city of Malmö, Sweden

3 participants from the city of Pordenone, Italy

47 participants from Lithuania

1 from Ireland

1 from Italy

 

Location / Dates: The event took place in Kaunas Lithuania, from  08/10/2016  to 09/10/2016

Short description: The main target of the workshop is to emphasize and to discuss migration tendencies and challenges in EU countries, to share experiences and practices of integration in project partner countries, to reveal main aspects and actions of successful integration more focusing on Lithuania.

 

Panel discussion with:

 

Prof. Egdūnas Račius, political scientist and Islam researcher, Vytautas Magnus University

The reality of being refugee

Redwan Eid, Syrian journalist and refugee in Lithuania

 

3 workgroups:

1 – Preparing our municipal workforce for work with migrants – refugees

2 – Preparing our community for living with refugees

3 – Existing institutional and legislative developments

 

Seminar 2 – Organised by Malmö city – Together for Inclusion seminar


Participation: The event involved  182 citizens, including  11 participants from the city of Kalajoki Finland,

6 participants from the Keskisuomen Kylat ry,

11 participants from the city of Herceg Novi, Montenegro

11 participants from the Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania

12 participants from the city of Pordenone, Italy

131 participants from Sweden

 

Location / Dates: The event took place in Malmö, Sweden from  21/03/2017  to 22/03/2017

Short description:  Inspiring examples on inclusion work and initiatives in Sweden:

Health and health care for a population with a migration background

The house of Future – solutions towards a sustainable community

The houses of all activities – Inclusion work for youths at school in Lindängen

Panel discussion with the speakers

 

Workshops held:

-Housing and accommodation

-Malmö’s reception of unaccompanied children and adults arrivals –

-Danda – with people from all over the world working for the future!

 

 

Site visits:

1. Transit accommodation. Housing and introduction to the society for refugees waiting for a permanent

2. The houses of all activities. Inclusion work for kids and young adults

 

 

 

 

 

 

Seminar 3 – INTERNATIONAL PRACTICES ON ROMA AND EGYPTIAN INCLUSION AND MIGRATION CASES IN MONTENEGRO”


Participation: The event involved 179  citizens, including  10  participants from the city of Kalajoki, Finland

6 participants from the Keskisuomen Kylat ry,

10 participants from the city of Malmö, Sweden

10 participants from the Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania

15 participants from the city of Pordenone, Italy

127 participants from Montenegro

 

Location / Dates: The event took place in Herceg Novi, Montenegro from  17.10.2018  to 18.10.2018
Short description:  INTERNATIONAL PRACTICES ON ROMA AND EGYPTIAN INCLUSION AND MIGRATION CASES IN MONTENEGRO”

 

Main tasks:

Opening remarks:

Rep of Herceg Novi municipality

Rep Ministry of Human and Minority right

Rep of NGO Young Roma

 

Presentation of the situation in Montenegrin municipalities

International practices on Roma inclusion

Panel discussion with guests from Roma community

 

Workshops held:

Cases of migrations in Montenegro

Migrations routes

 

Site visits:

Visit to Roma settlements in Sistet and Meljine

 

Seminar 4 – Organised by Kalajoki Municipality – Integration of International workforce


Participation: The event involved  128 citizens and participants from the city of Kalajoki Finland,

6 participants from the Keskisuomen Kylat ry,

11 participants from the city of Herceg Novi, Montenegro

11 participants from the Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania

12 participants from the city of Pordenone, Italy

12 participants from the city of Malmö, Sweden

 

Location / Dates: The event took place in Kalajoki, Finland from  20.02.2018  to 21.02.2018

Short description:

 

Kalajoki – Integration of International workforce 20/21 February 2018

 

International Workforce in Finland

Paula Risikko, Minister of the Interior

 

Current Immigration Situation in Northern Ostrobothnia

 

Panel discussion on experiences of relocating to Kalajoki

 

Workshops on:

Sweden, Housing and Residential Issues

Italy, Education Practices Related to Immigration

Lithuania ,Social Exclusion

Montenegro, Long-term Integration

 

Site visit:

construction site of Hanhkivi Nuclear power plant site, Pyhäjoki

 

 

Seminar 5 – Organised by Pordenone municipality, Italy – Integration of International workforce


Participation: The event involved  12 participants from the city of Kalajoki Finland,

5 participants from the Keskisuomen Kylat ry,

11 participants from the city of Herceg Novi, Montenegro

11 participants from the Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania

10 participants from the city of Malmö, Sweden

131 participants from Italy

 

Location / Dates: The event took place in Pordenone, Italy from  03.09.2018  to 04.09.2018

Short description:

Welcome to Europe 3I – dissemination of Project description and results

 

Panel Discussion: Implementing actions at local level

Partnership at local level

– Prefecture of Pordenone

– Cooperativa Abitamondo: Alessandra Bronzi “The good HOME – housing services”;

– Nuovi Vicini Società Cooperativa

Implemented actions at European level

 

Marc Arno Hartwig, Migration support team Italy, Representation of the European Commission in Italy

 

Workshops:

School integration of newcomer children

Teaching Italian language to adults through Italian culture. Intercultural approach and focus on women

Mental health and migration

 

Site visits:

Visit at Madonna Pellegrina: Refugees’ shelter with training and learning activities.

Opera Sacra Famiglia Foundation: Training, education and welcoming of unaccompanied and separated minors with the aim to introduce and integrate them in the local community.

 

180 participants