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Professional Action and Practice for Refugees and Displaced People

Following the International Day for Tolerance, Manchester Metropolitan University and PAPYRUS Team are glad to invite you to the event ‘Professional Action and Practice for Refugees and Displaced People’ that will be held on Saturday 17th of November in Manchester....

PAPYRUS: Interviews and new tools for youth workers

How to support youth workers in their daily work with young migrants and refugees? Through the interviews of two mediators that work in reception centres in Palermo, we perceive the need of a adequate training for those who work daily with migrants. They need, indeed,...

The role of informal education in the empowerment of young migrants

On Thursday 24th May, Kopin organised the event “The role of informal education in the empowerment of young migrants”. The event has seen people working in different fields coming together and discussing the outcomes of the project PAPYRUS, besides testing...

PAPYRUS multiplier event in Turku: refugees’ integration through physical-exercises and game-related approaches

PAPYRUS multiplier event was organized in Turku University of Applied Sciences on Friday, 20 April 2018 entitled "Integration and language learning through physical activities and games methods". The one-day workshop aimed to disseminate the...

The Befriend Programme – Experience Fostering mutual integration and exchange

On Saturday 24th February, Kopin (VO/0200) hosted the awarding ceremony for all the participants to the Befriend Programme, which has been conducted between September2017 and January 2018. The programme has seen nine Maltese nationals and long...

PAPYRUS: New youth worker toolkit on Social inclusion of Refugee Families and Young People

What strategies would we use to motivate youth workers’ in their work with migrants and refugees? New activities and exercises are available on Papyrus platform. This time the topic is focused on social inclusion of Refugee Families and Young People. Why...

Dialogue in Italy: youth work tools and support to refugees and asylum seekers

An event was organised on Friday 15th of December at  the Salesians’ Santa Chiara centre, which had become a point of reference for the immigrants in Palermo. The place indeed hosts recently arrived immigrants, providing advice and orientation...

PAPYRUS: Sustain quality youth work focusing on migrants and refugees

PAPYRUS project  intends to improve the standard of youth work that focuses on migrants and refugees by developing outcomes such as a good practices comparative analysis, toolkits for youth workers, a dedicated website.

Papyrus: training kit for youth workers working with refugees

A clear and common view on what is youth work would create a real definition of youth work. Anyway, Europe recognizes a strategic role to the youth work as it offers a real space for sharing and exchanging between generations. Recently, due to the high percentage of young migrants, youth workers need to strengthen some competences to work with them.