ARABISCH DEUTSCHES CENTER FÜR DIALOG (WASLA) - Germany
WASLA it’s a non-profit organization based in Berlin, Germany, seeking to promote dialogue and peace via cooperation between Arab and German civil society organizations; established by Arab-German youth initiatives, NGOs, workers and activists who are working in the field of youth empowerment and sustainable development.
1. Foster international understanding, non-formal education and youth empowerment.
2. Promote dialogue between cultures.
3. Facing racism within societies.
4. Spread the culture of tolerance and acceptance others.
Fields of work: non-formal education, dialogue between cultures, arts, culture and heritage, youth empowerment, independent media/social media, civil participation, democracy, gender equality and human rights, culture of peace.
VEREIN FÜR EIN INTERKULTURELLES ZUSAMMENLEBEN (INTERAKTION) - Austria
InterAktion is an organisation active in the field of human rights, sustainability, integration of the young people from migrant families and refugees, aiming to encourage intercultural dialogues between the people from different backgrounds and cultures through non-formal educational methods. The founding of InterAktion results from a defined need for additional support of refugees during their process of integration. The organisation promotes active citizenship and voluntarism among the young people in Styria and contributes to the self-development and the inclusion of the marginalized groups and youth at risk. With the refugee crisis in Europe, InterAktion is focused on building bridges between the local population and the migrants and refugees. InterAktion is active in Trofaiach, a town in the rural area with a population of 10.000 inhabitants and several families with migration background, including refugees from Syria and Afghanistan.
EUROPE FOR ALL (EFA) - Italy
Europe For All is a Vocational Training Center that operates throughout the Italian territory and around Europe. It was founded in 2010 by a group of young people with a consolidated experience in the field of transnational training. The main purpose of the association is to stimulate an exchange between the different European cultures in order to encourage the professional and personal growth of each European individual. EUROPE FOR ALL was founded to promote educational and training programs, both at European and International level, aiming to develop skills, human resources and improving the labor market. EUROPE FOR ALL through the constant commitment of all the members of the association encourages intercultural exchanges, improves the educational and vocational system through a variety of activities in order to strengthen the European dimension. Thanks to a long experience in the educational and vocational field, EUROPE FOR ALL promotes different vocational education projects internationally, covering various duties as a trainer, hosting and sending institution.
EXCMO. AYUNTAMIENTO DE PURCHENA (PURCHENA) - Spain
The Municipality of Purchena is an institution of local public administration of the town of Purchena, situated inland the Spanish province of Almería.
Purchena currently has Notary, the Main Court of the district, Land Registry, Andalusian Entrepreneurship Center (CADE), Guardia Civil (Police), nursery, primary and High School. Its facilities is completed with a Public Library, Youth Information
Center and Qualified Multiplier of the Eurodesk Network, Guadalinfo Center, Municipal School of Adults, Sports Hall, Municipal Pool, Mountain Recreation Area (La Silvería) municipal hostel, a co-working center, an area for outdoor sports that has a football field, areas for children’s games and active sports of adults. The village currently has a collaborative art center and a Rural Hotel, both run by the English/Dutch community based in the village. Thus, the coming and going of different civilizations is one of the many charms that this town has.
DRUSTVO ZA RAZVIJANJE PROSTOVOLJNEGA DELA NOVO MESTO (DRPDNM) - Slovenia
Društvo za razvijanje prostovoljnega dela Novo mesto (Association for Developing Voluntary Work Novo mesto) is Slovenian non-governmental and humanitarian organisation, working in the public interest in the area of social care, youth and culture. Our mission is to contribute to more inclusive and open society for all. Our two leading programs therefore deal with inclusion of socially excluded groups and with the stimulation of the NGO development and civil dialogue. Our activities within the programs are performed by expert and voluntary work. We promote the values of solidarity, tolerance, voluntarism, active living, clean environment, citizenship awareness and inter-cultural dialogue, citizens participation…