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Press release barcelona

  1. 1. Department for International Cooperation Folkuniversitetet, Uppsala Address: Bergsbrunnagatan 1 75323 Uppsala, Sweden Phone: 018-68 00 60 Email: ali.rashidi@folkuniversitetet.se PRESS RELEASE 06.02.14 WORKSHOP FOR SWEDISH IMMIGRANT NGOs WAS HELD ON THE 3RD-4TH OF FEBRUARY IN BARCELONA, SPAIN The workshop was intended forknowledge and experience exchange between mentors working with integration activities at Swedish ethnic NGOs and Spanish organizations, located in Barcelona. The 2-day workshop was called "Introduction to Innovative Guidance Methodology for the development of key skills for immigrants by NGO’s” and consisted of study visits to 4 Spanish companies as follows:     Salesianas FundacionAdsis Barcelona Fundacio Bayt al-Thaqafa AsocicionSalud y Familia CoordinadoraEstatal de Platformas Sociales It is to be noted that Ministerio de Empleo y Seguridad Social (Ministry of labor of Spain) was present at the workshop. “I'd like to say 'thank you' to all of the companies: I think the Swedish NGOs that start working on integration got priceless experience from the workshops. I also highly appreciate the knowlegde we acquired from Ministry of labor of Spain, I hope we managed to establish bridges for further collaboration!”, - says YevgeniyaAverhed, the project manager and deputy director of the Department for International Cooperation of Folkuniversitetet. ”Competence development for immigrant NGOs” ("Kompetensuppbyggnadförinvandrarföreningar") is ESF project that started in July 2012 and intended to finish in July 2014. The overall project objective is to promote social, cultural and labour market integration of third country nationals through training and capacity-building of immigrant non-profit organizations. Within the projectimmigrant NGOs in Uppsala, Gävle,Vesterås, Falun and Orebro are exchanging experiences and good practice with NGOs in Netherlands, Spain and Greece to become an active player in the integration policy in Sweden. ###
  2. 2. Contact: Yevgeniya Averhed Phone: +46 18 68 00 36, email: yevgeniya.averhed@folkuniversitetet.se Join us on -Facebook: www.facebook.com/FolkuniversitetetUppsalaInternational - LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/company/department-for-international-cooperationfolkuniversitetet-uppsala-

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