The project is funded from the EU Asylum Migration and Integration Fund (AMIF). The overall objective of this project is to implement concrete actions to facilitate access and promote the integration of migrants in the workplace.
Specific objectives are to:
- Support the project partners in the identification of a model of cooperation between different actors for mission and organization, present on the partner territories, in order to improve quality of services/training and assistance for migrants.
- Increase the access of the target group to the labour market through innovative training actions.
- Enable experts of each partner to provide consultancy about diversity management in the workplace, so they can support companies that will employ migrants.
The aim of these activities was to gather and liaise with all relevant stakeholders, not only to present them the Act in Time project but also to discuss the current state of play and explore the possibilities and ways for future join cooperation in the implementation. These structured discussions served as a basis for preparing the Country Report of Needs Analysis and collecting the Best Practices, as the experience and the information shared by the organizations who have implemented and are currently implementing projects in the field of integration of migrants, asylum seekers and those granted with asylum and their potential access to work are extremely valuable.
Some of the workshops’ conclusions were that Croatia needed to continue to build a structured system which would include the collaboration between the state, the involved NGOs and the business sector, to develop a tracking system on development of migrants, asylum seekers and those granted with asylum in terms of personal and professional development in order to help them become active citizens and employees.
The project coordinator is Istituto Formazione Operatori Aziendali (I.F.O.A.) from Italy, and project partners are: Artesis Plantijn Hogeschool Antwerpen from Belgium, Centro Especifico de Educacion a Distancia (CEEDCV) from Spain, Edugep, Concepcao, Desenvolvimento e Gestao de Projectos de Naturaleza Educacional, Social e Cultural, Lda from Portugal, Vorein zur Forderung von Arbeit und Beschaftigung – Vocational Integration (FAB) from Austria, Kunskapsbolaget Integra AB from Sweden, Mayor Formation from France, Zweckerverband Volkshochschule Passau from Germany and SEECEL representing Croatia.