The project aims to introduce an innovative approach to non-nationals’ language tuition and social orientation to incorporate rule of law education element, mainstream integration in relevant policy portfolios and to acquaint general public with best practices in social orientation.
RACCOMBAT: Preventing and Combatting Racism and Xenophobia through Social Orientation of Non-Nationals
- Project duration: 01.10.2017 - 01.08.2019.
- Project costs: 34 665,86 EUR
- Financier: European Union’s Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme (2014-2020)
- Contacts: Agnese Lāce
- 1) Mapping of existing integration frameworks in 12 European Union member states;
2) Analysing courses’ curricula and implementation in six member states;
3) Collection of best practices and guidelines on including tolerance and non-discrimination topics in the integration process.
Project publications and events
- 1) Analytical activities: 2 methodologies for mapping and analysing and 1 template for best practices; 12 mapping country reports; 6 analytical country reports; 1 collection of best practices; 1 set of guidelines;
2) Training activities: 6 trainings with 150 stakeholders’ representatives;
3) Mutual learning, exchange of good practices, cooperation: 4 events with 20 national authorities, 20 NGOs/CSOs and 20 local authorities;
4) Awareness-raising, information and dissemination: 1 international conference for 50-55 participants, 1 contact database, 3 newsletters, social network profile, website and a printed book.
Expected project results
- 1) Developed tools and practices to foster understanding between host and non-national communities via offering human rights - oriented integration modules;
2) Improved knowledge on how to promote zero tolerance towards hatred and discrimination by and to host communities;
3) Innovative research material and best practice collection stimulating holistic approach towards integration;
4) Publicised successful experiences to mobilise social support and mutual understanding against hate and intolerance.
University of Antwerp/CeMIS (Belgium)
Centre for European Constitutional Law (Greece)
Pro Refugiu (Romania)
Center for the Study of Democracy (Bulgaria)
ETC Graz (Austria)