From 23rd until 28th of November 2018, Home Away from Home team visited Belgium. The study visit was a part of the research and was conducted specifically in Belgium because in Belgium society there are many inspirational practices of integration of refugees, migrants and asylum seekers into European society.
Home Away from Home team, consisting of representatives from the organizations from Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Germany and United Kingdom, met initiators, participants and volunteers of the inspirational projects and initiatives currently active in Belgium.
Some of the organizations project’s team met were Voice of Afghan in Belgium, Project X (Altochtonen van de toekomst!), Niemo Vzw Jong Gent, Tumult – talent voor samen leven with Startanimatoren, Road of Change, From Syria With Love, Burgerplatform/civilisation platform, Youth on the Run – Youth Red CrossRode Kruis-Vlaanderen, Kampen en animatorcursussen/camps and training courses – Tumult, Zijde gij ook van sinnekloas, Tochten van Hoop and Steunfiguren.
The organizations visited will be mapped on our map of inspirational practices, alongside inspirational practices from different countries, and the findings from this study visit will serve as a valuable input for our research.