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Understanding better the vulnerabilities of migrant workers

To mark the 2018 International Migrants Day, the Office of the Coordinator of OSCE Economic and Environmental Activities (OCEEA) was organizing on 18 December 2018 in Vienna a special event: “Promoting a multi-stakeholder approach for the effective socio-economic integration of migrants”. The event aimed at contributing to a better understanding of the vulnerabilities of migrant […]

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MEVIEL

MEVIEL stands for “multilingually diverse”, trying to improve educational opportunities for teenagers and young migrants in Austria. Thinking about bi- and multilingualism, undertaking scientific research for the practice of education and counselling, this project strives to promote improvements for the young ones regarding “super-diversity”. It is the cooperation of three different associations in Vienna though, […]

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Let’s go to Vorarberg

Samuel Adamyan put a wonderful idea into practice: he founded the voluntary sport’s project “We experience pleasure in sport and movement in an international girl’s group” and established it in cooperation with three schools in the city of Bludenz in Vorarlberg, the most western province of Austria. The project is promoting the integration of girls […]

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Go, get it!

The Austrian Chamber of Commerce is supporting in cooperation with the Austrian Federal Ministry for Digital and Economic Affairs (young) entrepreneurs who want to expand their economic activities into the world. Different programmes are developed, from “get going” for the newbie in the export business and „keep going“ for those who need help in deepening […]

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Rollerblading in the Tyrol

The project Skaid is offering courses to learn rollerblading in the Austrian province of Tyrol. Participants get new contacts and learn the German language in a playful manner. Among the 30 participants young Austrian and non-Austrians are mixed to promote the exchange among the youngsters. Sounds like fun – easy to recreate this best practice […]

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European Migration Forum – 5th meeting

Call for expressions of interest for the 5th European Migration Forum The European Commission and the European Economic and Social Committee are inviting stakeholders to express their interest in participating to the 5th meeting of the European Migration Forum which will take place on 3-4 April 2019 in Brussels. This edition of the Forum will focus on […]

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Integration of migrant women

A key challenge with limited policy resources Mastering the host country’s language and accessing its labour market are 2 key steps of the integration process for all migrants. But migrant women also often take on family and child care obligations which may hamper this process. Consequently, they have worse employment outcomes in comparison with migrant men […]

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Migrants care!

A consortium of well-known associations in Austria has created a new training course for migrants. The training is not simply a language course. It is a subject-specific education in the frame of the project “migrants care”, offering German language courses especially for the care sector. It is helping non-native Austrians who want to become carers […]

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Wonderful wintertime!

Winter is approaching rapidly in Austria – and a wonderful initiative comes into life again: “Let’s break the ice!” enables migrants and children coming from migrant families to learn classical Austrian sport activities like skiing, skating or sledding. Involving also parents of the kids, integration is happening in a playful and easy manner. “Let’s break […]

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Documenting Human Migrations Program

  National Geographic Society: Documenting Human Migrations Program Deadline: 9 January 2019 The National Geographic Society is seeking proposals for a program entitled “Documenting Human Migrations” to support impactful projects that – through education or storytelling – seek to increase understanding of and acceptance of migrants and migrant communities. These migrations are challenging social bonds […]

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