Consulting EUth aims to support the setting up of consultative bodies of youth migrants at local and EU level in close cooperation with public authorities, aiming at involving youth migrants/refugees in active political life, co-designing policies addressed to migrants and refugees. Creating a system of EU and local consultative bodies involving migrants and refugees in designing policies is the main outcome of the project, that takes into account the different frameworks of legislations of the different member States involved in the project, based on a multi-stakeholder approach promoted by a partnership composed by NGO expert in training and education, Universities, Municipalities and governmental LA. Partners belong to Spain, Italy, Greece, France, Malta, Sweden, Belgium,The Netherlands. For all partners, the project represents an opportunity to capitalize and upscale experiences from past projects involving youth with migration background, enhancing capacity building, designing and implementing policy areas that affect youth with the aim of improving a long term sustainable system of social inclusion. Project starts with a research based on a desk research activity that foresees also the collection of best practices (through questionnaires) made by each country involved. This phase focuses on the social obstacles that prevent a sustainable social inclusion.The methodology used combines desk research, comparative quantitative and qualitative indicators using stakeholders’ questionnaires, awareness campaigns and design thinking method and training activities that involves youth with migration background in designing policies.
The active participation of migrants in consultative and decision-making processes can contribute to their empowerment and long-term integration into society for a mutual and better understanding and improvement of the policy framework in each country. Their involvement will further contribute to enhancing the cultural background and skills of migrants and refugees and will facilitate social inclusion in the European context, also in terms of active European citizenship.This leads to: More migrants and EU citizens with a migrant background participate in consultative and decision-making processes at local, regional, national and European levels.More Europeans are well informed on integration and migration. For all these subjects, the project represents an opportunity to capitalize and upscale experiences from past projects involving youth with migration background, enhancing capacity building of the target group, but also local authorities and NGO’s active in this field, designing /implementing policy areas that affect these youth.
The target group of young migrants aged 19-26.
Joint Work on Interconnections and Knots Among WPs and Deliverables
March, 31 2022
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February, 24 2022
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