WHAT

The aim of FORUM is to combat the stigmatization of migrants and refugees, with special attention to the women situation, through intercultural dialogues, raising the knowledge about the EU policies and promoting a democratic and civic participation, particularly within groups that are less involved in the UE policy making-process

FORUM MAIN TOPICS

GENDER PERSPECTIVES
ON MIGRANT ISSUES

EU POLICY
IMPACT

RISE OF
EXTREMISM

PARTICIPATION

HOW

Intercultural dialogues, raising the knowledge about the EU policies and promoting democratic and civic participation.

SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES:

  • To foster intercultural dialogues and to collect proposals to advocate with European institutions
  • To raise the knowledge about EU policies and values
  • To promote solidarity, volunteering and active participation in order to create cohesion and to respond to societal challenges
  • To strengthen civil society, local actors and organizations made up of, or engaged with, migrants and refugees.

FORUM PROJECT ACTIONS:

  • DIALOGUE. Finding Common Grounds

  • CAPACITY BUILDING and CIVIC PARTICIPATION.

  • ACTION. POLICY and ADVOCACY Campaign

ACTIONS

A Kick-off Meeting organized in Granada, that  included a Project presentation to the Media.

Debates, conferences and roundtables, open to the public, focused on: the rise of the extremism; stigmatization of migrants and refugees; migration and asylum EU and members’ state policies; solidarity and EU citizenship participation to face the EU challenges.

Training activities implemented to provide a theoretical basis of knowledge, essential to subsequent praxis oriented activities through civic participation. Each partner training activities on main project´s topics to civil society, especially to NGOs made up of migrant and refugee women. Discussion groups on EU migration and asylum policies, in order to analyze them and to define recommendations for EU Policy briefs.

A net of volunteer trained to lead a political and advocacy campaign.

Campaign against stigmatization of migrants and refugees leaded by the volunteer groups will be implemented.

WHO

Groups that are less involved in the UE policy making-process: young people, migrantes, refugees and asylum seekers.