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The project and its partnership are conceived as a well-balanced combination of different expertise and fields of specializations in order to ensure a high level of differentiation of background experiences, good national practices and professional approaches, involving different organizations focused on education, innovative methodologies, entrepreneurship, empowerment and development of new skills. The partnership positively evaluated the co-design and the development of a Model for ensuring socio-economic inclusion of 3rd Country nationals.

CISMe is a cooperative; it has been operating in Calabria since the early 1980. His internal staff is a group of manager, as psychologist, sociologist, project manager, professional trainer, lawyer and accountant; they are involved in promotion and management of innovative initiatives and projects at local and national level The main activities are focus on training and career guidance, immigration and project management.

The main work is with projects and tools and methodologies focus on the human resources development; and about encourages and implements initiatives of local development and enterprise start up; the cooperative has a specialization in the field of active policies for employment and youth policy. CISMe is a company certified UNI-EN-ISO 9001:2000 and it has an  accreditation as a training agency from Calabria Region.





Associazione La Rosa Roja is an independent Italian non-profit organization that fights against all forms of discrimination and for the promotion and protection of human rights. It was founded in 2012.

A.RO.RO. it activates itself to strengthen solidarity and the bonds between peoples to overcome poverty, injustice, to limit the economic and social differences between the North and the South of the world, thus carrying out activities to promote and protect human and children’s rights.

In Italy, La Rosa Roja deals with training; global education; Young people; Women; reception and protection of migrant minors in Italy; rights; poverty. Abroad, however, La Rosa Roja deals with development projects and humanitarian emergencies in the following areas: education; training; health; Human rights; promotion and protection of minors; socio-economic services; humanitarian assistance. Non-profit operators are present with operating offices: in the Dominican Republic and Haiti.

Address: Via Antonio Molinari, 5, 09028 Sestu (CA)

Contact Person: Elizabeth Rijo +39 3206218560


Maendeleo for Children is a NPO founded on 2014. MfC carries out socially useful activities for children and young people with particular attention to those who live in disadvantaged socio-economic conditions and with disabilities, promoting social inclusion, protection and a full realization of rights through formal and non-formal education, providing training courses for social operators. MFC is the creator of network N-DSA-N (New DSA Network) which is a stable participatory network of public and private actors dealing with disorder and pathologies related to childhood and adolescent neuropsychiatry. Now actually welcomes more than 90 participating organizations (among Italian, European and extra-european members), involving in his countries more than 500 stakeholders, and it has also obtained the scientific patronage of the Italian Society of Telemedicine and eHealth. N-DSA-N is a stable network of public and private actors dealing with disorders and pathologies related to childhood and adolescent neuropsychiatry. Therefore, MfC enrolls project design and strong communication, thanks to a fruitful engagement in partnership building, guaranteeing a great potential for dissemination, amplifyng project impacts at different levels and areas. MfC promotes the creation of innovative services in the field of mental health care, child protection, woman protection, mapping and searching relevant stakeholders with lobbying activitiy for the application of EU directives, treaties and regulations.

Website DSA Network

Social media

MfC Maendeleo for Children New DSA Network

The University of Sassari is one of the most ancient of Italy, it is headquartered in Sassari, and has also activated courses in Alghero, Olbia, Nuoro and Oristano, with a population of around 13,000 students. The university has more than 40 interdisciplinary research centers, amongst them there is A.R.G.IN.O. (Advanced Research on Gender INequalities and Opportunities) that is the University Gender Study Center of the Humanities and Social Sciences Department.

The Center was founded in 2018 from the awareness of the need to spread a culture of equal opportunities, to promote the study on the theme of the cultures of difference and on the main reasons of inequality or violation of human rights, such as  the case of gender violence, as well as that to enhance awareness-raising actions both within the academic world and in civil society.

Address: Via Roma, 151 07100 Sassari – Sardegna – Italia

Contact person: Maria Lucia Piga

University of Sassari



DUMAS (Humanities and Social Sciences Department):


The Afrikanische Frauenorganisation was founded 1996 to work for African women migrants and was organized by Africna women. The aim is to fight Harmful Traditional Practices, especially FGM, early and forced Marriage etc.), to fight for gender equality and to empower women. We established the First FGM Counselling Centre in Austria in 2005. We assign a multi-cultural and interdisciplinary approach for counselling. At the same time when we are working with FGM other trafficked women come to our counselling centre for help and support. Therefore Trafficking in Human beings became another core area in our work. We counsel also students and scientists who work on FGM and other HTPs. Our organization is a member of many national and international networks (e.g. Austrian Women Ring,  European Women’s Lobby, European Network for Migrant Women, EU Civil Society Platform against Trafficking in human Beings, ACTPEW – African Coalition on Harmful Traditional Practices and for the Empowerment of Women, CSW, Alliance of NGOs for Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, Women’s Federation for World Peace Europe and the Global Women’s Peace Network in Europe, Alliance for Health Promotion International).

We produced Teaching Materials about FGM in the EU Daphne Project (203-2005): “Development and Production of a FGM Teaching Kit and the training of community/religious leaders, women and other communicators on its use”. We designed National Action Plans of Action against FGM in the EU Daphne Project (2007-2008) “Developing national Plans of Action to prevent and eliminate FGM in the European Union” and Mrs. Etenesh Hadis became the FGM Coordinator for Austria. We trained positive Agents to prevent and eliminate FGM in the African communities in Austria, organized trainings against FGM for the  private sector and for the co-development in Austria in the EU Daphne Project (2016-2018): “CHAT – Changing Attitude. Fostering Dialogue to prevent FGM”. The Afrikanische Frauenorganisation produced studies about FGM in Africa (Study about FGM in Ethiopia, Senegal and Burkina Faso, funded by the OPEC Fund), Austria (Female genital Mutilation (Genitale Verstümmelung an Frauen, Hintergrundinformationen, Bewußtseinsbildung und Information über Weibliche Genitalverstümmelung; Die Anwendung der Female genital Mutilation (FGM) bei Migrantinnen in Österreich) and Europe (Training Kit. Prevention and Elimination of Female Genital Mutilation among Immigrants in Europe;, The other Face of FGM: Moral and Social Elements). We participate and organize national and international conferences, workshops, etc.

Address: Schwarzspanierstrasse 15/1/2, A-1090 Wien, Österreich

Contact Person: Etenesh Hadis


Pegeia Municipality is a public local government body in the district of Pafos. Pegeia’s Municipal Council is the policy-making body in its area of jurisdiction for a number of issues

and policy areas defined by national law. It has the authority to promote, depending on its finances, a vast range of activities and events including the arts, education, sport and social services.

It is the largest municipality in Cyprus in terms of geographic area as it covers an area of 4,552 hectares- a relatively large area for Cyprus standards. Combining spectacular mountain landscapes with crystal blue beaches, Pegeia has established a strong position in tourism, attracting thousands of international and internal visitors each year. Indeed, most inhabitants work in tourism, while many permanent residents are foreign nationals, giving the area a cosmopolitan flair.

The presence of a large number of non-native EU citizens and third country nationals permanently residing in the city has also contributed to the area’s prosperity and has created an additional interest group contesting to influence the public policies. An indication of the size of foreign-born population is that according to the latest census, 50% of Pegeia residents are foreign nationals, with the national average of foreign nationals residing in Cyprus being at 14.5%. There is, therefore, a considerable concentration of foreign born citizens residing in Pegeia which today is the only local government body in Cyprus with a foreign national being elected as Town Councilor, reflecting the receptivity levels for non-nativeresidents.

In addition to the Municipalities Law, there are several laws giving to Pegeia’s administration dept. important powers other than those already mentioned. Such laws are for example: the Streets and Buildings Regulation Law, the Town Planning Law, the Civil Marriages Law and the Sewerage Systems Law, etc.

As the municipal policy-making authority in the recent years, Pegeia has managed to develop a strong administrative and management structure and it is in a position to provide administrative and managerial support for the duration of a wide range of locally funded and European projects.

The Municipal Council has a total of nine members and is organized into various thematic committees including: Management Committee, Executive Committee, Staff Recruitment, Offers Committee, Staff Committee, Cultural Development, Tourist Promotion, Health and Environment, Youth, Public Relations, Town Planning, School Board.

Address: Platia vrisis 8560 Pegeia – Cyprus

Contact Person: Marios Matheou info



CYCLISIS is an independent non profit organisaiton which activates in the suburbs of Patras. Main goal is to facilitate the lifelong learning strategies of the people  who have limited access to educational opportunities, named women with low educational profile, dropouts and/or people with disabilities (physical or mental). This goal is getting real  through peer educational paths and projects that work in favour of social inclusion and empowerment. Common strategies that CYCLISIS employs in order to reach the above goal, is Film  Education and World cafe methodology. Through these educational  tools, our aim becomes more strategic in terms of active involvement, citizenship awareness, empathy and integration. CYCLISIS applies its strategies in cooperation with schools, teachers and students, in order to promote an antiracist, equal and inclusive society which promotes co-existing without boundaries, connecting the broader society with the educational environment and vice versa. CYCLISIS funds its activities through the involvement in European projects (like Erasmus+, AMIF, etc) as well as other regional funds (such as EEA Grants) and this how we are able to offer our services and our activities free of charge to anyone interested.

Address: Prevetianas 2, 26500 Patras – Greece

Contact Person: Anastasia Giannakopoulou,




FOPSIM is a Maltese foundation that aims to achieve concrete progress of marginalised groups or sections within Maltese society. FOPSIM’s main mission is to promote and sustain employment, social solidarity, youth and active female participation in all aspects to achieve tangible advancement in the transition towards a more equitable society. It is actively participating and seeking participation in EU-funded programmes such as structural funding, Life Long Learning programmes, JUSTICE and other programmes. It seeks to increasingly promote Malta’s participation in EU affairs in the social inclusion. FOPSIM has been working with several EU Funding Programmes.


21 Triq Habel Ix-Xghir

Contact Person

Iñaki Oyón Barrio



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