Madrid, January 27-29th 2017
Youth Initiative representatives Petar Jovanović and Marija Krečković attended the first preparatory meeting of the ongoing project “We are all Equal” in Madrid. Together with partners from “Mod of Life” from Romania, “Associazione III Millennio” from Italy, “Asociacion Mar Violeta” from Spain, “Associacao Spin” from Portugal and “Youth and Civil Initiatives in the Rose Valley” from Bulgaria, we made plans and preparations to implement the project in our countries during the next year. With the assignments divided and plans set into motion, we used the time to connect and plan future endeavours with our colleagues. You can find more information about the project below, and on the project’s official Facebook page.
The project ”All=” seek to promote tolerance, multicultural understanding, and to fight immigrant discrimination in Europe by an innovative approach that combine quantitative researches, meetings between different representatives, stakeholders, CSOs and citizens, fields visits, a training course on anti-discrimination and European awareness raising campaign.
In order to reach project goals the dialogue on strategies against racism is promoted and the partners jointly work on innovative good practice approaches.
Project objectives are:
1.To evaluate the types of discrimination faced by immigrants in Europe while exercising their civil rights, by conducting qualitative research among involved actors.
2. To involve representatives of the public institutions, NGOs, citizens in drafting policy recommendations and antidiscrimination measures.
3. To combate discrimination practices that target immigrants in 5 areas of civil rights: education, labor, housing, health, goods and services, through specific training offered to 24 participants of the project.
4. To raising awareness of public authorities, employers, the public and the immigrants regarding human rights and the discrimination by running an anti-discrimination campaign.