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The REGIN Project is pleased to announce that the MIPEX-R website—offering open-source access to migrant integration governance data on a regional level—is now live.
Developed as interconnected and integrated tools, the MIPEX-Regions (MIPEX-R) webpage and Integration Lab database and map are now available!
In the past months, the test bed on health equity and health communications – led by Partnership Skåne as part of the REGIN Project – was evaluated by Uppsala University.
Catalonia Region decided to focus on education and access to the labour market for its pilot integration action, through the hosting of extracurricular workshops on IT, robotics and programming towards migrant youth in the region…
Campania Region organised its first regional gathering as part of the REGIN Project on 15 November 2021…
Together with its regional stakeholders, Azores Region decided to create a website, mobile app and printed document as a welcome guide to inform migrants of changes in legislation and registration deadlines,…
On 6 October 2021, Puglia Region organised its second dissemination meeting with the participation of regional experts held in collaboration with the Department of History, Society and Human Studies of the University of Salento,….
On 23 November 2021, the Regional Forum for Immigration of Murcia approved its contribution to the regional program of the European Social Fund +, …
Within the last few months, the REGIN Project partners have continued to work remotely and met virtually moving forward on a wide variety of activities.
Within the last few weeks, the REGIN Project organised and participated in activities aiming to emphasise the positive use and transferability of the REGIN tools and activities, through its external network and collaboration with European institutions……
In the last few months, the REGIN Project partners have continued to work remotely and met virtually, moving forward on a wide variety of activities. For instance, regional integration actions are being launched by our regional partners, click on the article to read more.
The University Recognition Guidance Service (SARU), provided by the Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Families of the Catalan Government, has recently launched a new information leaflet to inform about…
The Region of Skåne has had a unique role as a pioneer within the REGIN project. Contrary to the rest of our regional partners, Skåne has already developed an integration and inclusion action, which encompasses a testbed on health and integration.
Puglia’s first Stakeholders’ Capacity Building session was held on 18th December 2020 and gathered 52 participants from different sectors and areas.
The Region of Murcia organised its first Stakeholders Capacity Building session online on 18th March 2021, with the support of Instrategies.
The Region of Catalonia held online its first Stakeholders’ Capacity building session the 16th December 2020..
Campania held its training session for regional staff on Wednesday 24th of March 2021, organised by the General Directorate for social and health policies of the Region.
The Region of Azores held its Stakeholders’ Capacity Building Session on Thursday 4th February 2021, with more than 20 participants representing a diverse range of sectors.
On Friday 16th April, the REGIN team gathered virtually in the framework of its Coordination Meeting.
The last plenary session of the European Committee of the Regions on 19th March saw the official launch of a new CoR/European Commission DG HOME partnership on integration.
Cartagena, one of the seven city partners of the European Pact for Integration – EPI Project, participated in the first REGIN stakeholders’ capacity building session entitled “Jornada de Participación: propuestas para la integración” organised online on 18th March 2021.
The REGIN project is proud to present some initial results of its work that provide evidence-based tools to assist policy makers and practitioners in the planning, design and implementation of their actions to promote migrant and refugee inclusion.
Puglia’s project activities for the year 2020 ended on 18 December with the organisation of the first dissemination meeting on the objectives and actions envisaged by REGIN in Puglia and a first Capacity Building session on the theme “Integration and inclusion of migrants in the age of the COVID-19 pandemic”.
The Region of Murcia organised its dissemination meeting on the 24 November, held online and under the title “Abordando la integración de inmigrantes y refugiados en la Región de Murcia” (Addressing the Integration of Migrants and Refugees in the Region of Murcia).
As part of the REGIN project, the Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs, and Families organised a dissemination event and a Capacity Building meeting with relevant stakeholders on December 15 and 16, respectively.
Currently Campania Region is coordinating its effort to design a well-structured integration system and the urgency to cope with the special needs of the migrant population in the aftermath of the Covid-19 emergency.
As part of a toolkit to strengthen Regions’ role in migrant integration and inclusion, and through the coordination of technical partner Instrategies, the REGIN Project has launched a set of guidelines for regional staff training.
The Generalitat de Catalunya took the opportunity of this year’s International Migrants Day celebration to pay tribute to all migrants that have played an essential role in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
In November 2020, the Ministry for Labour, Social Inclusion and Families of the Catalan Government launched a call-for-proposal to fight social exclusion and inequality resulting from COVID-19.
During this last semester, REGIN partners have held two coordination meetings on the 7 October 2020 and the 12 January 2021.
The technical partners of CIDOB and MPG have been working closely with regional experts to create the Regional policy and outcome indicators (MIPEX-R).
“Now that the Testbed operations have finished and final evaluation is being prepared, it is a good moment to reflect a little bit on the kind of challenges we encountered, how we dealt with them, and also the great opportunities we see in the work.
As part of the REGIN Project (Regions for Migrant and Refugees Integration), on 24 November at 9.30am the Region of Murcia will hold an online REGIN Presentation Day “Addressing the Integration of Migrants in the Region of Murcia”#RegInMurcia.
Despite the difficult context of the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, REGIN Project partners continue to work remotely and met virtually in the last months. Read more about project updates from September and October 2020.
MPG, shared a video on its social media on the World Refugee Day illustrating some research results from the NIEM report on the remaining gaps in the refugee integration policies of European countries.
At the premises of Skåne County Administrative Board, information films are currently being recorded in several languages about the corona virus and how we together can slow down the spread.
RådRum offers voluntary-based, free, impartial and confidential counseling for newly arrived migrants. Normally two counsellors attend each visitor; one native and one with a migration background.
This year, the regional Ministry of Women, Equality, LGTBI, Families and Social Policy of the Region of Murcia (Spain) is designing a project to support all former minors under the guardianship of the region once they have reached the age of majority.
The General Directorate of Social Services and Relationship with the Third Sector has promoted comprehensive protection programs for the hosting of migrants in safe houses.
The Government of the Azores, through the Regional Department for the Communities, has a personalized front-office service directed to immigrant citizens, emigrant candidates, and returnees.
The Government of the Azores, through the Regional Department for the Communities, establishes protocols that promote the joint action of different public entities and non-governmental organizations.
The Government of the Azores is promoting another edition of Cursos de Português para Falantes de Outras Línguas – “Portuguese language courses for speakers of other languages”.
The COVID-19 pandemic that has hit the world has not affected everyone equally. One of the most vulnerable groups amid this pandemic are irregular migrants, who have limited access to essential services.
European regions have agreed to establish an Intercultural Regions Network to better work together to develop comprehensive intercultural strategies to manage diversity and migration.
In view of the online brainstorming meeting scheduled for the next 10th of July, CIDOB has been working with MPG for the development of the questionnaires of indicators (on integration policies and outcomes).
As part of the projects’ Communication strategy, project partners have developed a couple of guiding, and mutually complementary documents in order to harmonize and guide partners’ communication, dissemination and capitalization actions.
On 12 and 13 of February, The REGIN project kick-off meeting took place in Brussels, hosted by CPMR, and gathered representatives from Azores (Portugal), Campania (Italy), Catalonia (Spain), Murcia (Spain), Puglia (Italy) and Skåne (Sweden) regions, as well as representatives from CIDOB, Instrategies and the Migration Policy Group (MPG).
The Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR) is leading the project consortium involving 6 of its member regions and 3 technical partners, in a project named “Regions for Migrants and Refugees Integration’’ (REGIN), funded by the European Union’s Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (AMIF).
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