Cooperativa sociale Glocal Factory (Italy – lead partner)
Glocal Factory is a social Co-operative working on European projects in the social and educational fields. Based in Verona, with professionals working also in Firenze, Genova, and Athens, its staff is engaged on social innovation projects and activities focused on inclusion of disadvantaged persons and vulnerable groups; fight against racism and xenophobia; innovation of training contents; gender equality; formal, non- formal and informal learning for students and adults; new forms of Communitarian and Generative Welfare; civic education and active citizenship for native e non- native people. Glocal Factory consults over and runs European projects, working with a wide network of Italian and European public institutions, schools, universities, associations and NGO’s. The cooperative offers also training for teachers/trainers and organizes events in line with its statutory mission.
Contact person: Mr. Alessandro Carbone
Phone: +39 3480165818
EDEX – University of Nicosia (Cyprus)
University of Nicosia is the largest private university in Cyprus, with more than 11,500 students from over 70 countries across the globe, coming together in an innovative and transformative learning space. Located in Nicosia, the country’s capital, and with presence in 18 other cities worldwide, Unic is driven by the pursuit of excellence in teaching and learning, innovation, research, technology, and a continually evolving academic environment. Many of the degree programmes and departments were the first of their kind in Cyprus. Over time, several programmes such as Medicine, International Relations, Accounting, Law, and Architecture, have developed into some of the most well-regarded in Cyprus and in the region. Today, UNIC’s new programmes focus on cutting-edge research, making the University a global leader in certain fields, such as in the very successful initiative in Digital Currency/Blockchain Technology.
Contact Person: Dr. Stefanos Spaneas (Associate Professor of Social Work)
Phone: +357 22 842251
SYNTHESIS Center for Research and Education Limited (Cyprus)
SYNTHESIS Center for Research and Education Ltd is a pioneering organisation which initiates and implements projects of positive social change in the fields of social innovation, entrepreneurship and social inclusion. One of its success stories is the establishment of “Hub Nicosia,” a co-working centre for organisations with cultural, environmental and social aims.
Contact Person: Maria Georgiou (Project Manager)
Phone: +357 22252315
Centre for European Constitutional Law (Greece)
The Centre for European Constitutional Law – Themistocles and Dimitris Tsatsos Foundation (CECL) was founded in 1995 and is one of the most active Greek (non profit) research institutes CECL has large experience in applied scientific research in European policies as well as in capacity building activities. It has extended expertise on the subject area of integration of vulnerable groups including migrants, refugees and asylum seekers through its participation in research and national and transnational projects. The Centre is the national focal point in Greece (since 2007) of the European Union Agency on Fundamental Rights-FRA and it is responsible for the systematic collection of data and monitoring of legislative and policy developments in the area of fundamental rights.
Contact Person: Beatrice Giannoglou (Research Associate)
Phone: +30 2103623029
European Information Centre (Bulgaria)
THE EUROPEAN INFORMATION CENTRE began activities in Oct 1997. EIC has been hosting the Information centre of the Council of Europe (1997-2010), the European Documentation Centre of EU(2001 -till now) and EUROPE DIRECT for North-Central Bulgaria (districts of Veliko Tarnovo and Razgrad). EIC main objectives are: popularize values of EU; assist authorities, institutions, citizens in the process of European integration; support development of the civil society and media; educate, train,assist and do research, provide consultations on European integration; teach topics on basic European values using new methods and methodologies. Main initiatives are “Europe is more than you think”; “Teaching Europe”,“Mobile Europe”, “Young,United,We Stand”, “Empowerment of young people”, ‘Labor market and personal development”, “Europe of tolerance”. EIC is an active participant of both international and national programmes, projects and initiatives.
Contact Person: Teodora Kaleynska, PhD
Resource Centre for Integration (Denmark)
Resource Centre for Integration (VIFIN) is a knowledge and research center, located under the Department for Education and Learning at the Municipality of Vejle. It was established in 2002 to ensure a local municipal resource that could collect and process knowledge on integration, and to develop and implement projects and activities about integration, social development, education and internationalization. VIFIN creates, disseminates and mainstreams good practice on integration and social development at the local, regional, national and international levels with the vision to be the leader in knowledge building, dialogue and innovation on integration and development. Within the field of development, VIFIN’s core competences are development of digital material for learning, Danish as a second language, competence development of preschool educators and promoting entrepreneurship among migrants.
Contact person: Jacob Knudsen
Phone: +45 7681 3880