To promote the entry of unaccompanied minors into their new country’s workforce in a manner which is mutually beneficial to them and their host communities.
To train professionals engaged in the support of unaccompanied minors in the 5 participating Member States and provide them with the civic skills necessary.
To promote the treatment of unaccompanied minors as rights-holders, in accordance with their best interests as children.
Civic education is an important yet sometimes overlooked vehicle for integrating migrants into the labor market, especially unaccompanied minors who are transitioning into adulthood. To promote their entry into their new countrys workforce in a manner which is mutually beneficial to them and their host communities, the Civilhood project will train professionals engaged in their support in the 5 participating Member States (Greece, Italy, Cyprus, Slovenia and Austria) to provide them with the civic skills necessary. The proposed action is designed to promote the treatment of unaccompanied minors as rights-holders, in accordance with their best interests as children.
What are the main activities of the project?
Needs analysis and exchange of good practices
Training for professionals providing support to UM in the public and private sector, and pilot training for UM
Development of sustainable training and awareness tools in multiple languages, including most commonly spoken migrant languages
Dissemination, communication and awareness activities, including a roundtable at the EU Parliament