We are thrilled to announce the successful completion of our Youth Exchange program that took place in Rimini with 7 partner countries in total. The program was aimed at promoting youth peer-to-peer learning, awareness on social issues, cultural immersion, and youth activism. The program provided an excellent opportunity for young people from diverse cultural backgroundsContinue reading “Social Affirmation through Non-formal Education – (SANFE)”
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“Social Inclusion of the Marginalized through Social Entrepreneurship” – (SIMSE).
From the 8th to 17th of December, we had a total of 36 participants spanning 6 organisations from Italy, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Croatia, Serbia and Spain be hosted by Migration and Migration Alignment in Milan, Italy for our first Erasmus+ youth exchange. The SIMSE youth exchange was an opportunity to gather young people across Europe toContinue reading ““Social Inclusion of the Marginalized through Social Entrepreneurship” – (SIMSE).”
Working as a “Youth Compact Champion” Representative.
Article by Pearl Odigwe. (5 mins read). I got the opportunity to work as a Youth Compact Champion representative for almost 2 years, and it was quite an experience. For more information about the program under the Restless Development umbrella, please visit: https://www.youthcompact.org/compact-champions Meeting the international team, collaborating and working on tasks together through shared skillsContinue reading “Working as a “Youth Compact Champion” Representative.”
The Psychology and Traumas of Refugees and Migrants Arriving in the EU.
Article by Yagmur T. (8 mins read). The number of people forced to leave their homes as a result of war, armed conflict, political violence, and other threats are increasing. Over 65 million people are currently displaced around the world due to war, armed conflict, or persecution, with the majority of them living in low-Continue reading “The Psychology and Traumas of Refugees and Migrants Arriving in the EU.”
The Fight for Racial Justice.
Article by Yagmur T. (5 mins read). As members of the world, we all are equally valuable. However, the idea of racism makes it very difficult to see it. This is why if we wish to build fair and loving societies, we must stop the suffering caused by racism. To start with the definition ofContinue reading “The Fight for Racial Justice.”
Mechanisms to Integrate Migrants.
Article by Yagmur T. (8 mins read). It is commonly known that both Italy and countries in the EU receive so many refugees and migrants constantly. However, neither Italy nor the EU could adopt necessary policies to integrate the migrants into all dimensions of life in the receiver country. Learning a new language and culture,Continue reading “Mechanisms to Integrate Migrants.”
Migrant Women in the EU Labor Force: Challenges and Suggestions.
Article by Yagmur T. (8 mins read). Despite recent improvements, the potential of migrant women mostly remains unused. Even though more than half of all migrants in EU countries are women they are underrepresented among new migrants and have difficulties in integrating into the EU labor market. This is why as an Association, we findContinue reading “Migrant Women in the EU Labor Force: Challenges and Suggestions.”
Be a Welcoming Italian Family for Migrant Children!
Article by Yagmur T. (3 mins read). It is estimated that 70,000 young refugees and migrants arrived in Italy as unaccompanied and separated children between 2014 and 2018 opines UNICEF, UNHCR, and IOM in a report published. These children need adequate housing and access to good education as well as emotional needs to have theContinue reading “Be a Welcoming Italian Family for Migrant Children!”
Immigration: A Weapon for Politicization by Italian Parties?
Article by Yagmur T. (8 mins read). Public opinion on migration in Italy is shaped mainly by two groups: open segments, those who consider migration as a humanitarian duty and fully support migration, and closed segments, those who consider it as a threat to Italian culture, economy, and security and are strongly against it. However,Continue reading “Immigration: A Weapon for Politicization by Italian Parties?”
What Interventions are in Place for the Vaccination of Italian Migrants?
Article by Yagmur T. (3 mins read). As a result of generating an immune response to the virus, the COVID-19 vaccinations provide protection against the disease. Getting vaccinated may also protect those around you, as you are less likely to infect others if you are protected from infection and disease. Migrants, however, particularly those withContinue reading “What Interventions are in Place for the Vaccination of Italian Migrants?”