The “DROP-In – Early School Leavers” new EU project seeks to establish alternative pathways for youth ESLs and drop outs, towards social inclusion and ultimately, the labour market.
A modern, integrated and holistic e-learning and networking platform will be available for young drop-outs and ESLs across Europe while, on the same time, new and innovative methodologies will be introduced in order to enhance the basic and transversal skills of the specific group.
I was reading an interesting article on the BBC about right wing terrorism and the clues they give away. Whilst the identification of terrorists must remain a priority for the security services, this is an immediate and ongoing task, which will only result in long-term change if we work in parallel to address the issue of radicalisation at source.
The cyclical relationship between crime and social exclusion presents a complex issue to tackle. When approached with the sole purpose of lowering crime rates and not integrating offenders back into the society, it may result in an outcome contradictory to what was intended.
Following the start of the New Year, the Women’s Advisory Board at IARS will be delivering its fourth interactive workshop for migrant and refugee women who want a better understanding of their rights under the EU Victims Directive, on the 22nd of February 2018.
We our looking for a dynamic, ambitious and experienced individual to join us as a Programme Development Officer. The right candidate will have a good record in income generation through grants, contracts and services, and a commitment to partnership and relationship building. The post is office-based and offered part-time (3d/w). The contract is extandable and renewable depending on funding. There will be opportunities for travel abroad to represent the organisation at meetings and conferences. We accept applications only from applicants with the right to work in the UK.
The Youth partnership between the European Commission and the Council of Europe have launched a book titled Needles in haystacks. Finding a way forward for cross-sectoral youth policy, which dissects the meaning of cross-sectorality in youth policy.
As part of our Gender and Justice Empowerment Project, the IARS has just joined the UK chapter of the European Campaign Step Up Migrant Women. In our effort to safeguard and advocate for the rights of migrant and refugee women, it is imperative that we join our forces with other fierce organizations and groups to have our demands met.