Diaconia Valdese (Italy)

Diaconia Valdese is an ecclesiastical and non-profit organisation that manages the social projects of the Waldensian Church as well as managing its sheltering and welcome facilities.

Diaconia Valdese will lead and coordinate the project’s actions, representing it to the general public and the EC and will be the main contact in all phases of the project. Contact Details:

Oxfam Italia Intercultura Sociatà Coperativa (Italy)

A cooperative and part of Oxfam Italy, the organisation promotes multiculturalism and diversity within society through educational, social, and cultural projects, focusing on active citizenship and integration. It is aimed at both migrant groups and host societies.

Federation de L’Entraide Protestante (FEP) (France)

FEP comprises 350 associations and foundations active in providing social and healthcare services. Its objective is to act against all threats to human dignity and bring about a more equal and just society.

FEP will be in charge of the implementation of the full WP1 for France and within WP2 for organizing all the activities  awareness campaigns and high-level events foreseen for France.

Federazione delle Chiese Evangeliche in Italia (FCEI) (Italy)

FCEI brings together several Protestant organisations in Italy, representing 65,000 people, that is to say, 20% of Protestants in Italy.

FCEI will be directly responsible for the organization of pre-departure activities for Italy, and also for coordinating them with FEP for France so as to avoid having 2 separate teams and/or overlapped positions on the ground

Eurodiaconia (Belgium)

Eurodiaconia is a European network of churches and Christian NGOs providing social and healthcare services and advocating social justice. It represents the needs and unique experiences of 51 national and regional organisations in 32 countries.

Eurodiaconia supports the project at EU level and helps to coordinate the work of all project partners as well as to liaise with the EU Commission for everything funding-related.

Cooperativa Com Nuovi Tempi

The monthly magazine Confronti covering religion, society and current affairs.

Together with Centro Studi e Ricerche IDOS, it will provide counter-radicalism courses in 3 Italian towns as part of the post-arrival activities in Italy.

Centro Studi e Ricerche IDOS

Originally established as a cooperative and a publishing house, Centro Studi e Ricerche IDOS releases a yearly report that explores a variety of migration trends and phenomena.

Piedmont Region

Piedmont Region will support the project’s activities by sustaining the engagement of other public bodies so as to include their perspective in the assessment and dissemination work.

Safe Passage International

Safe Passage International works with a diverse group of leaders from these institutions; schools, universities, hospitals, mosques, churches, synagogues, charities and other community groups.  It teaches them a method of community organising so that they can take power and achieve change on the issues that matter to them.

It will compare good examples of integration derived from its experience of resettlement and private sponsorship, but also lead on spreading the lessons learnt and recommendations within training to practitioners in Italy, France and Greece and Belgium.

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