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The importance of changing the narrative for the integration of young migrants: the next Stories from Live people Facebook Live is next Tuesday!

The next appointment of the Facebook Live series “Stories from MAX people” will take place on Tuesday 31rst of August at 2.30 and is entitled “The importance of changing the narrative for the integration of young migrants” on the occasion of the International Youth Day. Our guests will be Mirjana Bezjak Ivanusa from ASES (Slovenia) […]

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A new MAX newsletter is here!

The new bi-annual MAX newsletter has arrived!   Click HERE to access the July 2021 MAX newsletter!

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May

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‘More Europe’ needed to improve migrant integration

Radical proposals to improve the integration of migrants in Europe emerged at the ‘Europe’s Untapped Potential’ policy round table held by the MAX project[1] on 25 May 2021. Among the salient needs are a better system of collaboration between the EU and national governments, immediate language teaching for new arrivals, and a common system for […]

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May

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The day has come: MAX Diversity Film Festival (MAXDFF) is officially launched!

Check out all the information on our brand new page ! Migration is not a recent phenomenon. Humans have been on the move since the very beginning of our history. Nonetheless, it continues to be a very complex topic, shaped by a large number of personal decisions taken by the migrant but also many externalities […]

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May

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SAVE THE DATE: The MAX Diversity Film Festival is coming!

The platform to participate at the MAX Diversity film festival (DFF) will be launched on May 28!   The debate on migration often occupies the front pages of newspapers and is the subject of intense political debates, where the whole truth behind this phenomenon is often not reflected and, above all, where not enough space […]

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May

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DAY 2 of the Italian Diversity Dialogue Fora

We are witnessing important changes in our society: The covid-19 outbreak has demonstrated that the foundation of our way of life was built on clay and that there is the need to accelerate the process toward a more sustainable and inclusive society. These transitions will inevitably reflect on the job market and the Italian Diversity Dialogue […]

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May

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Next Italian DDF: HOW TO CHANGE – Migrant work between emergency, changes and rights

Following the last two Diversity Dialogue Fora in Greece and Estonia, the next MAX DDF will take place again in Italy. “HOW TO CHANGE – Migrant work between emergency, changes and rights”, organised by Legacoopsociali takes place online on 20 and 21 May 2021, from 10.00 to 1.00 pm CET. The online event will discuss the working […]

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May

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Next MAX Facebook Live: Migrant Families during the Pandemic

International Day of Families is an annual observance celebrated on May 15. It is organized by the United Nations and aims to raise awareness about the economic, social, and demographic issues that affect families all around the world, and to highlight how important families are in the fabric of international communities and the foundation of […]

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May

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Policy Roundtable: Europe’s Untapped Potential

It should be remembered that migration was a founding principle in the creation of the EEC in 1957. Yet there are still systemic issues on entry, resettlement and return, and inclusion and recognition policy. On 25 May 2021, the MAX project will be hosting a policy roundtable “Europe’s Untapped Potential”, organised by UNITEE, to discuss […]

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Apr

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Discovering Solution Journalism: MAX Facebook Live April 2021

In the session of last Friday 23rd of April, The Local offered a glimpse of the training curriculum on Solution Journalism and Migration Reporting they developed, the online (due to the COVID19 restrictions) training sessions with over 100 participants from 20 countries carried out (mainly professionals and students’ journalist), and the key results achieved during the last 2 years of the […]

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Discovering Solutions Journalism: the next MAX Facebook Live

On Friday, 23 April 2021, at 2.00 PM CEST, MAX will have the next Facebook Live of the Stories from MAX People series. This new Facebook Live titled “Discovering Solutions Journalism” will allow participants to learn about solutions journalism and its role in the MAX project. The speakers of the event are Catherine Edwards and Jessica […]

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The April DDFs are here!

The next Diversity Dialogue Fora (DDFs) are here! In April, two of our partners, KMOP from Greece and JMK from Estonia, will organise their local DDFs online.   On 8 April 2021 from 2.00 to 5.00 pm EET, KMOP will host the Greek DDF “Actions for the integration of migrants in the local community: exchange […]

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Join our next Stories from MAX people: Migrant Women

8 March 2021 was International Women’s Day #IWD; a day to celebrate women’s achievements, raise awareness about gender equality and women’s rights, and challenge inequality and injustice. This year’s theme for the International Day, “Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world”, celebrates the tremendous efforts by women and girls around the world […]

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Join the next “Stories from MAX people” on Migrant Entrepreneurship

“Stories from MAX people”, the MAX Facebook Live series, is coming on the 25th of February 2021 at 2.30 PM. This new chapter of the series is entitled “Migrant entrepreneurship: How can migrant entrepreneurship support integration and changing the narrative?” This Facebook Live will be moderated by Adem Kumcu, President of UNITEE, and will see […]

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Italian DDF: Education and integration: creating a more inclusive society in Italy

The first Italian DDF, organised by Consorzio Communitas, “Education and integration: creating a more inclusive society in Italy” will take place online on 22 February 2021, from 10 to 12 am CET. Italian and English interpretation will be available to allow both Italian and international audiences to attend the event!   REGISTER HERE Diverse ways of […]

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SAVE THE DATE for the French online Diversity Dialogue Forum!

How to maximise the potential of a diverse society? Challenges and opportunities in France   We are happy to announce that the French DDF will take place online in March this year! Organised by the Federation of Franco-Turkish Entrepreneurs (FEDIF) the event will be hosted in French, English, and Turkish and will be composed of two different online events: 3 March 2021 at 2 pm CET: […]

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STORIES FROM MAX PEOPLE: resilient and inclusive education in times of COVID-19

MAX partners Johannes Mihkelsoni Center and Legacoopsociali, accompanied by their member Cooperativa Sociale Agorà, explained how they have readjusted their education programs in the middle of the pandemic. The rapid development of language skills is always the first obstacle to be faced in order to achieve real social inclusion. The restrictions associated with the health […]

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“Stories from MAX people!”: the MAX Facebook Lives become a series

In 2020, the MAX project organised a couple of Facebook lives for the audience to be able to get to know the partners, their activities and overall the objectives of the MAX project.   Following the great reception of the previous MAX Facebook lives, the consortium has decided to go one step forward and host a whole ‘Stories […]

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Dec

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International Migrants Day 2020: Join MAX live event

On 18 December 2020, MAX project is celebrating the International Migrants Day; an occasion that tends to dismantle prejudices and raise awareness of migrants’ contributions in the economic, cultural, and social fields, for the benefit of both their country of origin and their country of destination.  The 18th of December has been proclaimed as the International Migrants Day by the United Nations General Assembly on 4 December 2000. […]

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Introducing ‘Changing the narrative’: A new series and approach to migration reporting

This article is written by Catherine Edwards and retrieved from The Local. Throughout 2020, The Local has offered training on a solutions-focused approach to migration reporting for over 100 journalists. Over the next few weeks, we will be publishing some of their articles. The goal was to make diverse migration experiences more visible and to […]

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Join the SPANISH online Diversity Dialogue Fora

Contribution to the diversity of migrants in rural areas   To register please contact: bcerdanfortea@dpteruel.es   Diverse ways of thinking can inspire creativity, drive innovation, and bring new insights to address things from a different, perhaps more efficient, perspective. MAX partners believe that migration makes places more diverse. It certainly can create new challenges but […]

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Join the Belgian online Diversity Dialogue Forum!

How to maximise the potential of a diverse society? Challenges and opportunities in Belgium    Register HERE !   Diverse ways of thinking can inspire creativity, drive innovation, and bring new insights to address things from a different, perhaps more efficient, perspective. Max partners believe that migration makes places more diverse. It certainly can create new […]

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Oct

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Learn more about the European Commission’s New Pact on Migration and Asylum

On 23 September 2020, the European Commission introduced a new plan for the management of migration and asylum in Europe, the so-called New Pact on Migration and Asylum. The New Pact on Migration and Asylum acknowledges that internal and external aspects of migration are interdependent and aims for a more effective, sustainable, and more humane […]

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Oct

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The MAX Diversity Dialogue Fora (DDF) are coming!

Adjusting our activities to the current global situation   Diverse ways of thinking can inspire creativity, drive innovation and bring new insights to address things from a different, perhaps more efficient, perspective. Max partners believe that migration makes places more diverse. It certainly can create new challenges but also important opportunities. To make such opportunities a […]

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Working Group Meeting with MAX project partners

MAX project partners gathered remotely on 31 September, 1 & 2 October for a three-day workshop. The working group meeting was initially planned to take place in Amsterdam, but due to the COVID19 constraints, the meeting had to be reorganized in an online mode. During the three-day workshop, the partners had the opportunity to discuss […]

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MAX’s participation in the Growing Europe conference

MAX project participated in the Growing Europe conference which took part on 24 September 2020 and was organized by the COSME-funded projects EMEN, M-UP, and Magnet. ‘The Growing Europe. Boosting migrant entrepreneurship networks’ conference was held as a series of online events every Thursday in September 2020 and dedicated to current issues and future challenges […]

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Sep

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A dream called Baby Café: an interview with Rachida Bouganzir

This is the story of a strong woman who decided to become an entrepreneur one year ago and her effort to cope with the challenges and difficulties encountered while being a mom. Her name is Rachida and she was born and raised in Brussels from a Moroccan family. Her business is more a social project […]

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Aug

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Join us in the online event: “Narratives on Migrant Entrepreneurship”!

REGISTER HERE   The MAX project is participating in the conference “Growing Europe” with a special session on Narratives on Migrant Entrepreneurship! Growing Europe – Boosting Migrants Entrepreneurship Networks is a series of online events on each Thursday in September 2020 and dedicated to current issues and future challenges of migrant entrepreneurship in Europe. The […]

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The second MAX Solution Journalism training is here!

In the framework of the MAX project, The Local offers free training on migration reporting for student and early career journalists   Article by The Local, click here to be redirected to their website.   Are you a journalism student or early-career journalist based in the EU? Are you interested in learning more about responsible […]

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MAXletter #3 is here!

The MAX project’s 3rd Newsletter is finally here! Check it out!      

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Jul

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Learn more about the first journalist training implemented by our partner The Local

Seven things we’ve learned about adding a solutions focus to reporting on migration Source: Article from The Local website.   In the framework of the MAX project’s WP3 activities, throughout May, The Local hosted four online sessions about incorporating solutions-focused reporting to the migration beat. Over the month 60 journalists took part, selected from more […]

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Discover the MAX project activities for the Refugee week 2020!

Refugee Week is a UK-wide festival celebrating the contributions, creativity, and resilience of refugees. Founded in 1998 and held every year around World Refugee Day on the 20 June. This year the MAX project is participating in the Refugee Week 2020! The MAX project has prepared a full week of activities and new contents for […]

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May

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Join the Polish Migration Forum webinar !

Integration without violence. Counteracting discrimination against students from migration backgrounds.   15.05.2020, at 18.00-19.30 Duration: 90 min Register HERE   The Polish Migration Forum, partner of the MAX project, is organising another webinar in the framework of their Diversity Dialogue Fora activities! Indeed, they are organising virtual events now, and an in-person event will take […]

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May

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COVID-19 Statement

Dear partners and colleagues of MAX project,   The COVID-19 pandemic represents a major and unprecedented challenge with unexpected consequences in all the social and economic sectors globally. To adapt to these new and challenging times, the MAX project is formulating a new strategy to cope with the problems this crisis has engendered for the […]

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Apr

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The MAX project 20 Key Persuasive Messages!

In the framework of the Research activities, the MAX partners have identified 20 key persuasive messages to improve public opinion, image, narrative, and attitude towards migrants. Storytelling, creation of positive messages for the media and dialogic encounters between locals and newcomers are the key figures of the project.   The selection of the best practices […]

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Solidarity at the time of COVID-19: production of masks from TCN to Italian operators!

Interview with Roberta Tumiatti Cooperativa Pi.Pro., Consorzio La Valdocco By Diesis Network.   TCN are an added value to European society. This is even more true in this period of crisis, due to the COVID19, when many of them are contributing to fight against this pandemic and helping the European communities! Solidarity is a two-way […]

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The webinar organised by the Polish Migration Forum is tomorrow!

WEBINAR: HOW TO TEACH AND INTEGRATE MULTILINGUAL STUDENTS IN DISTANCE EDUCATION? The school is a place for all children – including those speaking in other languages, coming from foreign cultures, returning from migration, coming to Poland for various reasons and with different baggage of experience. The school is also the best environment for supporting the […]

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Discover the MAX interactive map!

The #MAXproject interactive map is now active! Check it out HERE! The success stories map showcases real stories of migrants’ successful integration in the EU and/or many initiatives to help them to do so. Some of these stories are issued from the research activities (yellow pin), others from the Journalist training (red pin) and others […]

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The MAX info card is finally here!

The MAX info card has just arrived! Download it!

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Apr

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MAX is finally on Instagram!

The Instragram profile of the MAX project is finally here! On Instagram you will be able to find all our latest activities and news! Click HERE and discover the profile!

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Mar

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The Local training for European migration journalists!

Are you a journalist covering migration, or interested in doing so? The partner of the MAX project, The Local, is offering free training sessions and workshops for journalists across the EU. The curriculum and the training developed by the Local are based on solutions journalism methodology, and how this can be adapted to the migration […]

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Annual Consortium meeting in Brussels: thank you!

On Wednesday, 12 February 2020, all the partners of the MAX project gathered in Brussels, Belgium, for their second Annual Consortium meeting. Organised by Diesis Network, the event was a great success thanks to the valuable participation and contributions from all the partners!   During the first session of the day, UNITEE presented the WP1, […]

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MAX meeting in Brussels

The MAX partners are going to meet in Brussels next week on the 12th of February, for their Annual Consortium meeting! They are going to discuss all the activities for 2020! Stay tuned for more news regarding the upcoming activities!

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The second MAX newsletter is here!

Take a look at the #MAXproject second newsletter 📩 by clicking HERE! Subscribe to the following ones by clicking HERE!  

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Changing the Narrative around migrants: Solutions journalism training for journalists and media!

The goal of the MAX project is to improve the public image of migrants in Europe by changing the narrative around the immigration discourse and putting on the front the stories of real people.

To do so, one of the objectives of the project is to create and implement a Solutions Journalism training for journalists and media.

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Research activities in Rome!

At the end of September, from the 25th to the 27th, all the MAX partners joined in Rome for a three-day workshop on the Work Package 2 research activities.

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Oct

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MAX project article on the Diario de Teruel!

Our partner, Diputación de Teruel, wrote an article about the MAX project and our workshop on research activities in Rome that was published on the local newspaper Diario de Teruel!   Click here to read the full article HERE!   Thank you Diputación de Teruel and Diartio de Teruel for this opportunity!

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MAX partners will meet in Rome!

In the framework of the Work package 2 research activities, the MAX partners will meet in Rome at the end of the month, from the 25th to the 27th of September!

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Our first Newsletter is finally here!

The first newsletter of the max project has finally arrived!

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MAX goes to Luci sul lavoro: three days of meetings focused on work integration!

The MAX project was presented yesterday at Luci sul lavoro during the session “Storie in cammino”, organised by Diesis Coop!  

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The MAX project attends the EMEN Annual Event in The Hague

A couple of days ago, the 20th of July, the MAX project attended the EMEN Annual Event “Access to finance for migrant entrepreneurs? Cross your own borders!”.

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May

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What is happening with the MAX research activities…

The research activities are continuing in the 12 countries involved in the MAX project! In the next months, you will discover which will be the outcomes!

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Apr

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Welcome to Democracy Alive!

Yesterday, AEIDL and Diesis Coop partners attended the Democracy Alive Festival in Texel! Democracy Alive is a European Festival organised by European Movement in partnership with the European Parliament in Texel. The Festival gathered main European, the private sector and citizens, with the aim of encouraging civic engagement and increasing interest in European democracy.