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  • The EMEN project was published on Focus Europe!

    An article about the EMEN project was published on the June issue and special edition of Focus Europe entitled “Quo vadis, homo? The European Union at a crossroads concerning the vocational integration of refugees – green paper from grassroots projects”! This special edition of the Focus Europe Magazine takes a

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  • The EMEN webinars are coming!

    The EMEN project will very soon launch a series of webinars discussing Migrant Entrepreneurship in Europe, led by Social Impact with the participation of The Hague University of Applied Sciences. If you are an expert, practitioner, researcher or entrepreneur interested in the topic of migrant entrepreneurship, this is a great

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  • Support programs for entrepreneurial refugees in The Netherlands. An overview of practical experiences.

    By Karijn Nijhoff, Senior Researcher at The Hague University of Applied Sciences the report! The increased inflow of refugees in Dutch society and on the Dutch labor market has generated different support programs for starting-up a business. Some of these programs already existed but shifted to accommodate the needs of

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  • The EMEN project goes to Luci sul Lavoro. Images, music, and words that tell the story of Work.

    The EMEN project participated at the X edition of the Luci sul Lavoro Festival on last 11th and  12th of July 2019. Luci sul Lavoro is the Italian Festival focused on employment and labour market integration that takes place each year in Montepulciano. The festival gathers public and private Italian,

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  • EMEN Annual Event in The Hague!

    On the 20th of June took place the 2nd EMEN Annual Event entitled “Access to finance for migrant entrepreneurs? Cross your own borders”. The event was hosted and organised by The Hague University of Applied Sciences, who is also the partner in charge of the Community of Practice (CoP) 2

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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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