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  • Boosting professionalisation of migrant entrepreneurs’ associations and diversity management

    As part of the support that both UNITEE and EUROCHAMBRES, the EMEN partners leading the Community of Practice (CoP) 3 provides to their members, Mr Adem Kumcu (founder member of UNITEE) has implemented a 2-day training workshop in Paris hosted by the Federation of Franco-Turkish Entrepreneurs – FEDIF. A total

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  • EMEN at Democracy Alive!

    The EMEN project (Patricia Martinez Saez from AIEDL, Gianluca Pastorelli and Eleonora Lamio from Diesis, and Karijn Nijhoff from THUAS FINE) attended the Democracy Alive Festival in Texel, The Netherlands, on Friday the 12th of April. Democracy Alive is a European Festival organised by European Movement in partnership with the

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  • EMEN at the M-UP and MAGNET conference in Barcelona!

    Last 3rd and 4th of April, EMEN partners AEIDL, DIESIS and THUAS FINE participated in the M-UP and MAGNET joint conference in Barcelona entitled “Migrant entrepreneurship support in Practice – Access to finance”. M-UP and MAGNET are two of the other 3 projects financed by the same COSME  call as

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  • EMEN at AGORADA 2019!

    The EMEN project supported AGORADA 2019 “Exploiting the full potential of social enterprises” (www.agorada2019.com), an event organised by EURADA that took place on March 26th, 2019. As the title suggests, this international conference organised by EURADA gathered development practitioners, experts and policy makers to take up the following challenge: how

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  • Interview with Abou Tagourla

    We had the opportunity to talk to Abou Tagourla, a refugee from Mauritania who developed and manage KINGZ, a successful web portal that put  people in touch with art and culture and gives them the opportunity to discover new artist and trends.  A platform characterised by two guidelines for producing

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  • EMEN 2nd ANNUAL EVENT: Innovative financing solutions for migrant entrepreneurs? Cross your own borders!

    Join us in The Hague for the 2nd  EMEN international event! – 20 june 2019, the Hague University of Appleade Sciences An event without long speeches… instead brief, thought provoking talks, a thriving market where innovations are shown, pitches, interactive workshops, debates, and inspiring encounters. With others exploring how best

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  • Chambers of Commerce and Migrant Entrepreneurship

    Formaper is the training Agency of the Milano-Monza-Brianza-Lodi Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Craft and Agriculture and brings an in-house competence arising from the training demand of the 425.000 enterprises registered within these CCIs. The aim of the agency is to contribute to the development of an entrepreneurial culture building on specific know-how

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  • Labour-INT final conference

    On 14 December the final conference of the Labour Market Integration of Migrants (Labour-INT) project took place. Labour-INT, which was launched in the wake of the 2016 Joint Statement of the European Economic and Social Partners, promoted the inclusion of asylum-seekers and refugees in the labour market, focusing on the interest

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  • Migration flows and integration policies – Data, evidence and best practices in the EU to inspire sound policy responses

    Migration is not an emergency but a global fact. We need to move from emergency measures to long-term policies implemented through multi-level governance mechanisms. This was the message of a recent conference in Athens, backed up by a range of good practices. Patricia Martinez Sáez, AEIDL (30/11/2018)[1] It was not

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  • Integrating Cities Conference: establishing a strong policy dialogue to develop integration strategies for migrants from the local to the European level

    While negotiations for new integration policies and allocation of funds happen most of the time at national and EU level, local authorities are the main actors delivering reception and integration services for migrants and refugees. An exchange of experience and discussion of the most efficient practices between cities, regional, national

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