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The USC and the Local Council of Santiago de Compostela organise an Integration Week in Santiago de Compostela from 12th to 21st June 2019

5th June 2019

In the framework of UNINTEGRA project, the Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, in collaboration with the Local Council of Santiago de Compostela, organises an Integration Week in Santiago from 12th to 21st June 2019. This event includes activities addressed to raise awareness of the local community about the difficult situation and the needs and circumstances linked to the integration of refugees in the host society. The activities programmed will bring the specific reality of the refugees closer to the host community contributing to removing stereotypes and to promoting mutual understanding and new perspectives to address the integration of third-country nationals.

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The 2nd International Conference held in Athens joined more than 80 regional participants

22nd April 2019

The one day 2nd International Conference organized by the Laboratory of Communication & Media Psychology of the Department of Communication & Media Studies of the NKUA in collaboration with the ACSAR Foundation in the context of the UNINTEGRA project was attended by more than 80 regional participants. Representatives from Greek, Catalan and other European institutions operating in the field with refugees in Greece delivered presentations sharing institutional practices and experiences such as: the educational approach of the City of Athens under the Accommodation Scheme for Asylum Seekers and Beneficiaries of International Protection; the “Sky School” model to support the high school integration for young refugees; the educational programme of the American College in Greece for refugees willing to access higher education; the first newspaper in Greece made by refugee girls and boys aspiring to become journalists (an initiative supported by the Network for Children’s rights);  other reflections on the economic benefits and constrains of the refugee and migrant integration policy in Greece and on the challenges of working in transit country, as well as glimpses on work in progress from the UNINTEGRA project (WP1, WP2, WP3, WP4 and WP6).

The 2nd International Conference of UNINTEGRA will be held in Athens the 19th April

11th April 2019

The 2nd International Conference, hosted by the Communication and Media Psychology Lab of the Department of Communication and Media Studies of the NKUA, within the context of the European project UNINTEGRA, will take place in Athens the 19th April 2019. The aim of this meeting of experts and organisations operating in Greece, Spain and other countrie is to share good practices and potentials regarding Education (morning panel) and Employability - Work Orientation (afternoon panel) to support the Economic Integration of Refugees in Greece within the current and emerging socio-economic context.

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Finalisation of the Integration Training Programme in Braga

1st April 2019

The UNINTEGRA Integration Training Programme of 80 hours duration delivered in Braga (Portugal) from 4th to 29th March ended with the participation of 9 asylum seekers and refugees that were provided with information, resources and suitable skills through the development of three specific modules: Linguistic Support, Psychosocial Integration and Educational Opportunities and Labour Orientation.

Closure of the Integration Training Programme in Vigo

27th March 2019

The Integration Training Programme organised by the Universidade de Santiago de Compostela in Vigo has closed today, 27th March. An average of 10 asylum seekers have attended the training sessions delivered between 13th and 27th March,dealing with rights and obligations affecting the applicants to the international protection status, access to employment tools, social support resources as well as educational, cultural and linguistic issues.

Closure of Integration Training Programme in Santiago de Compostela

12th March 2019

The Integration Training Programme organised by the Universidade de Santiago de Compostela in this city, has been closed today, 12 March. 24 people applying to the international protection status in Spain have taken part in this training activity, which has been led by five trainers with specific expertise in legal, social, labour, cultural and linguistic issues.