The European Centre for Socio-professional Integration ACTA (AbilitiesCareerTrainingAttitude) promotes the educational activities, professional and social skills development of young people and adults in order to be able to adapt and to integrate effectively in a dynamic society. ACTA is also committed to social integration and give equal opportunities to vocational skills learning for the most disadvantaged groups of people (those with a high risk of social exclusion, with special educational needs, social problems). ACTA wish to enhance people empowerment, entrepreneurship, creativity, social Inclusion and the acceptance of cultural diversity through intercultural learning. Our organisation aims to contribute to the economic and civic growth of individuals, through lifelong education and to draw attention to the importance of supporting the integration of disadvantaged and ethnic groups.
Vocal Europe is a Think Tank and NGO focusing on key EU foreign policy preferences vis à vis western Balkans, Russia, Iran, Israel, Turkey on issues such as migration, security and foreign policy in general. Vocal Europe empowers young researchers giving them a platform where they can publish their research and be trained in the use of ICT tools to be empowered and to voice out relevant EU issues to the public and to policy makers.
IMVF has been working in Global Education since 1999, in national and European dimension projects, managing and implementing more than 25 projects focusing on several topics related to Global Education, as well as targeting different groups and stakeholders. IMVF also has an innovative work on Decentralised Cooperation having a close intervention and in partnership with Local Authorities, communities and other stakeholders. IMVF operates throughout the CPLP – Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries -, working as a matter of priority on Development Cooperation and it also receives occasional requests to grant Humanitarian Aid in countries where it has been operating.
CO.P.E. is an NGO that from 35 years has been active in major funded projects working with migrants and youth both in Europe and in developing countries (Tanzania, Guinea Bissau, Madagascar, Tunisia, Peru). During the last years, in the frame of EU and national programmes, CO.P.E. has been working on countering stereotypes against migrants; fostering migrants’ integration; empowering youth active citizenship focusing particularly on women, disabled persons and other disadvantaged groups. These activities represent only a part of CO.P.E.’s work which has been implemented in Europe and in developing countries allowing CO.P.E. to become a major expert in the CSO sector in knowing the real needs of migrants and youth and how to assess them and satisfy them while countering hate speech and intolerance.
Terraforming promotes human rights, diversity and tolerance, combating discrimination, intolerance, antisemitism, antiziganism and all forms of xenophobia, while debunking bias, myths, prejudice and stereotypes. Terraforming develops educational methodologies and teaching materials, combining best practices in contemporary pedagogy with new media technologies while facilitating multidisciplinary cross-sectoral international project cooperations with its large network among cultural and educational institutions, scholars, experts, NGOs and other stakeholders around Europe. Terraforming was awarded the annual Yehuda Bauer Grant award by International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance IHRA for the best project in 2016.