Living Heritage – an unlimited resource for tourism development

The project was implemented between November 2013 and April 2015 and had the following objectives:

  • To increase the knowledge degree regarding the immaterial cultural heritage and natural heritage in the cross‐border area;
  • To raise the awareness among the population in the cross‐border area regarding the opportunities of preservation and exploitation of the cultural and natural heritage through tourism;
  • To increase the quality and quantity of touristic attractions in the region, in order to create community development.

Cultural bridges for the sustainable development of micro‐region Ținutul Pădurenilor – Țara Hațegului

The project, implemented between 2015 and 2017 by the Centre for Rural Assistance Foundation, in collaboration with Kaos Pilots Switzerland and the Intercultural Institute of Timisoara, aimed at offering an open framework for dialogue and facilitation, contributing thus to increasing the capacity of the local communities in this micro‐region to promote and exploit the natural and cultural heritage resources as vital factors for a sustainable economic, social, ecologic and cultural development.


Young Voices for social inclusion of Roma women

The Young Voices project aimed to build a Strategic Partnership of organizations that are working towards the advancement of the Roma community, in particular Roma women and youth. The priorities of the project were social inclusion, promoting empowerment, and promoting quality youth work.

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Intercultural Calendar

A pioneer in Romania and worldwide, the Intercultural Calendar presents the most relevant dates for the different cultural groups living in Romania. Besides the main events for the Romanian majority, the calendar marks the important dates for the 20 minorities officially recognized in Romania.

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Entrepreneurship Skills for Youth / Youth for Social Entrepreneurship / ESY/YSE

The project was implemented by the Intercultural Institute Timisoara together with organizations from Cyprus, Hungary, Mexico and Slovakia (coordinated by Eurotender Association in Szeged) aiming to collect, exchange and share good practices and policy initiatives regarding youth entrepreneurship in the participating countries.

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Non-formal education and e-learning for inclusion (NEELI)

The project was based on previous co-operations and joint planning with the partners through which we identified the problems and needs. Firstly, the participation of youth with migrant background and the difficulty of their motivation and involvement. Secondly, youth workers are often not prepared for working with migrant background youth. Thirdly, it is needed to improve the quality of youth work and the methods based on the active participation of youth, which – in the case of youth with migrant background especially – includes the interculturalization and the innovative approaches of intercultural leaning.

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3S RECIPE: Smart Shrinkage Solutions – Fostering Resilient Cities in Inner Peripheries of Europe

This project, funded through the Joint Programming Initiative Urban Europe ERA-NET Cofund Smart Urban Futures (ENSUF) call, aimed to offer the best practice and most feasible solutions to the problem of urban shrinkage – a continuous population decline affecting more than 1,500 cities all over Europe.

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Be:In – Inclusive participation: best practice sharing and networking

The project Be:In started in the autumn of 2016 and had a duration of two years. It aimed at exchanging good practices and creating a network between municipalities and non-profit organisations on the topic of inclusive participation, defined as the participation of people with fewer opportunities.

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Democracy and Human Rights in Libya. Enhancing Human Rights Based Reforms in Libyan Detention System

The aim of the project was to develop the capacity of Libyan prison institutions to ensure the respect of human rights and a transparent administrative process in accordance with the international standards in the field.

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BABELTIC – Second Languages and New Technologies

The aim of the project was to integrate three important concepts in society and current education: New Technologies (ICTs), Second Language Learning and Culture. Teachers and educators have to be able to develop abilities and didactic strategies necessary for the curricular use of the ICTs. The common European Framework for Languages remarks that the person who learns second languages also develops his/her intercultural abilities. For that reason cultural contents must not appear in an isolated way but they must be an integral part of the programmed communicative situations.

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