The exchange of good practice and mutual comparison is one of the pillars underpinning this project. Due to the ongoing pandemic emergency, partners could not perform field visits as originally planned. Instead, the project was split in two parts. First, they had the opportunity to compare experiences and working methodologies through online Roundtables. The meetings resulted in a series of Recommendations to improve alternative care services and in a joint statement outlining their commitment to creating more welcoming and inclusive cities for Unaccompanied Migrant Children. The field visit, which is considered the second part of the project, has been planned for autumn 2021, if the conditions allow it.
Booklet of good practices and methodologies
13/04/2022 @ All Day –
The Booklet is intended to be a tool to share experiences, methodologies, and the EPIC partners’ most significant actions.
Field Visits: EPIC Partners Share Good Practices
22/10/2020 @ All Day -
One of the key elements of the EPIC project – European Practices for Integration and Care, is the exchange of good practices related to the reception of unaccompanied minors.
I am a person and we are a community – Palermo (Italy)
02/12/2020 @ All Day –
Under the slogan “I am a person and we are a community”, the Municipality of Palermo successfully managed to bring together different organizations, each working on specific projects related to the reception of unaccompanied migrant children, and to create a cohesive network with a shared vision.
Integration of Young Migrants in the Campania Region – Italy
25/11/2020 @ All Day -
During the sixth e-Roundtable, CIDIS had the opportunity to share their work approach related to the integration of unaccompanied migrant children and new adults.
Protection of unaccompained children and adolescents – Spain
18/11/2020 @ All Day –
During the fifth e- round table, ACCEM presented 3 of its programs on child care and reception of UASC, implemented in 3 different Spanish Autonomous Communities. It is important to note that the Spanish legislative framework establishes that Autonomous Communities and Autonomous Cities are competent on Child care and protection policies.
Welcoming Cities – Italy
12/11/2020 @ All Day -
Since 2013 Caritas Ambrosiana has been working in the field of reception of unaccompanied migrant children, with a sharp prevalence of male teenagers very close to the age of majority.
Colorful Families (Famiglie a Colori) – Italy
05/11/2020 @ All Day –
Colorful Families is a project designed to promote family foster care, including homocultural foster care, for Unaccompanied or Separated Migrant Children (UASC).
Through a very passionate and multi-voiced narration, the Municipality of Macerata has outlined the history of the project and its strengths.
Care and reception of UASC – Czech Republic
26/10/2020 @ All Day -
During the second e-round table, held on the 26 of October 2020, OPU, after a complete overview of the care and reception system for Migrant children, focused on presenting the project Half Way House a long running project dedicated to accompain UASC throughout the transition to adulthood, and the new project Host Care for UASC.
Innovation for Integration – Sweden
22/10/2020 @ All Day –
In 2016, Reach for Change responded to the surge of refugees* by launching Innovation for Integration, a thematic initiative within their Swedish incubator. This program was designed to help refugee children and youth have the same opportunities as non-refugee children.