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Migrant Mediators for Intercultural Cities

This mobility project was financed by the European Commission through the Erasmus + programme and focused on good practice exchanges in the field of intercultural mediation. The aim of the project was to support the process of migrant integration in Romania. This was achieved by developing the competences and capacity of the national network of intercultural mediators, created four years before, together with a team of trainers in adult education. Thus, at the end of 2015 (November-December), a team of 20 people – mediators and trainers – were involved in a 5 day mobility in Imola, Italy, to take part in a course on the topic of intercultural mediation and visit several organizations in the area, active in the field of migrant integration. 

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I am Roma: Changing Mindsets

This project was implemented in a partnership of 9 partners convinced of the paramount importance of challenging stereotypes against Roma community and willing to campaign and take action locally. The project had two main aims: to build up capacity and know-how of local actors engaged in anti-discrimination work relating to Roma in general and Roma children in particular; and to support them in developing local/regional campaigns to challenge stereotypes and highlight good practices through a transnational exchange programme.

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Poles of Cultures – Cultural Policy as a Tool for Community and Regional Development

The general aim of the project was to improve social and cultural cohesion in Romania‐Serbia cross border area by promoting cooperation regarding the formulation and evaluation of cultural public policies based on active participation for regional development.

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VET4ROMA – Mediation with Roma

The VET4ROMA Mediation with Roma project (VET4ROMA) was a multi‐country European initiative aimed at contributing to the certification and professionalization of intercultural mediators working in communities with a significant proportion of Roma population.

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Human rights start with breakfast! Empower youth through human rights education

The main aim of the project implemented between 2015 and 2017 is to strengthen the capacity of civil society organisations that work with young people from Romania, Italy, France, Denmark, Peru and Guyana to develop an effective, coherent, inclusive and sustainable framework for promoting and using human rights education.

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ISOLAT – breaking frontiers!

This Erasmus + project was coordinated by the Centre du Theatre de l’Opprime Augusto Boal in Paris and aimed to develop forum theatre as a non‐formal learning method and a social intervention method. By promoting and developing this method, the project supported values such as equality, social cohesion and active citizenship, as it contributed to the development of competences in the educational and socio‐educational field with a view to gaining and strengthening these values.

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Migrant in Romania

In 2009 IIT started a series of activities aiming to support the civic participation and integration of migrants. These activities were developed in a series of projects co-financed through the European Fund for the Integration of Third Country Nationals, administered in Romania by the General Inspectorate for Immigration within the Ministry of Internal Affairs.  

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TYPE – Tackling Young People’s Welfare in Europe

The overall aim of this project was  to encourage the transfer of good practice and exchange of experience in relation to tackling youth unemployment in five locations: Timisoara (RO), Amadora (PT), Seville (ES), Ealing (UK) and Lublin (PL).

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UCYVROK – Uniting for Citizenship and Participation: Youth promoting Vulnerable Groups’ Rights, Opportunities and Knowledge

The theme of this project was the empowerment of young people from less privileged groups and the promotion of their increased participation in the Youth in Action programme. The general aim of the project was to promote and foster the empowerment and participation in the Youth in Action programme of young people from less privileged groups, e.g. ethnic or religious minorities, youth from rural areas, socially disadvantaged families or other groups confronted with prejudices, discrimination or social exclusion such as disabled or LGBT youth.

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Be the Voice of Your Generation

This project was initiated by the Intercultural Institute together with the City Hall Timisoara, the Timis County Department for Sports and Youth, the Timis County Foundation for Youth and the ALTFEL Initiative Group. The activities of the project were designed by the project partners to respond to the needs of the young people whom the project partners represented or worked with.

The project started from the need for a coherent youth policy in Timisoara, that would respond to the needs of the young people in the community. The project produced a policy document offering a strategic direction based on structured dialogue between youth and decision makers.

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