WELCOMM – Supporting integration of third country nationals through developing learning and collaboration tools to build welcoming and inclusive communities

Objectives

  • To contribute to pre-departure and post-arrival integration of persons in need of international protection, relocated within the EU or resettled from a third country though the creation of innovative on line tools
  • To facilitate integration of persons in need of international protection throughout the process of relocation/resettlement to one of the countries participating in this project, through developing practical, easily accessible informational and learning tools.
  • To improve awareness and build capacities of professionals/practitioners/activists and volunteers in host communities regarding the intercultural sensitivity & competence and thereby facilitate and not hinder the integration of TCNs.
  • To further enhance integration capacities of receiving communities’ mutual learning and exchange within by a community of practice

Results

  • WELCOMM web portal to support informing of TCNs learning
  • Language e-courses, training guidelines and training materials on socio-cultural orientation, guidebooks on access to various service; on line training materials on intercultural awareness
  • On line Community of practice

Activities

  • Development of WELCOMM web portal to support informing of TCNs learning
  • Development of Croatian and Slovenian Language e-courses and translation in Arabic, and Farsi/Dar languages
  • Research and Collection of information on receiving societies, legal information through relocation/ resettlement process, rights and responsibilities of vulnerable groups, country specific guidelines on access to different services
  • 5-day Train-the trainer seminar in Zagreb on intercultural sensitivity and intercultural competences
  • Piloting of all tools created with the target groups
  • Country based and transnational networking in order to identify, motivate and recruit members of the CoP (Community of Practices)

Info & contacts

Date of project

01/12/2017- 30/11/2019

DG of reference

DG Home Affairs – Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (AMIF) – Integration of third-country nationals

Department & Unit

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