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Video: Seven Opinions on Generating Change

  • 24th June 2013

Seven migrants in Slovakia shared with CoMiDe partners how to multiply the positive advantages of what they have learnt by living and being integrated in the Slovak society. The community of migrants in Slovakia is mainly formed by qualified people who have received their education in Slovakia and thus recognize…

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Cultural Knowledge Bridging the Gaps to Africa

  • 21st June 2013

While developing  projects for a better quality of life in Africa, the knowledge about its history, economic and social life is a breakthrough beginning for an effective cooperation, shared the migrants who get actively involved in the awareness event of Africa Day held in the Medical Garden of Bratislava on…

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Save the date: 5–6. December 2013, Conference on Migration and Development in Ljubljana, Slovenia

  • 20th June 2013

International conference with working title “Developing developers: Migrants as development actors – A new way forward” will bring together all relevant stakeholders on migration and development issue from all CoMiDe partner countries (Austria, Italy, Slovakia and Slovenia) as well as the EC representatives including representatives of the Africa-Europe Platform and experts on the…

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Interdisciplinary event »African experience« and round table discussion »What are we ‘developing’ in the concept of development cooperation and what is the role of migration?«

  • 20th June 2013

Ljubljana, Slovenia Interdisciplinary event »African experience« (27 February 2012) on development, migration and gender equality from pan-African perspective and on reconciliation processes in Rwanda and South Africa started with the lecture Options for positive development, immigration and gender equality in Africa: a utopian dream or a possible objective? by prof….

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Panel discussion: European Migration Policy from Human Rights Perspective

  • 18th June 2013

  The Academic Council on the United Nations System (ACUNS) Vienna Liaison, FIAN and the CoMiDe-project kindly invite to the following Vienna+20 panel discussion:   European Migration Policy from Human Rights Perspective 27. June, 1.30 – 3.30 pm Presseclub Concordia (Bankgasse 8, 1010 Vienna)   Key Note Speaker: François Crépeau,…

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No trust in migrants?

  • 17th June 2013

“What do they really know about it?” This negative sentiment is often faced by migrants who engage themselves in development cooperation, argues Irene Hochauer-Kpoda in a recent comment in the Austrian “Südwind Magazin”. Well established development cooperation organisations have structures, competences, experience and financial means – but also a blind…

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Vienna Forum Migration & Development – Summary Report and Video Documentation

  • 14th May 2013

International Conference “Developing Development” CoMiDe Partnership Fair “Bridging the Gap” 14th and 15th March 2013 On March the 14th and 15th the Africa Networking Platform (AVP), the Südwind Agentur, the Vienna Institute for International Dialogue and Cooperation (VIDC ) and the Karl-Renner-Institut have organised the Forum  “Migration & Development” to…

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