Empowering Migrants for Employment EME

Empowering Migrants for Employment EME aims to enhance the employment of migrants. During the project we want to find effective common practices and working methods to recognize the skills and the potential of immigrants. The best practices are evaluated, tested and documented in a method book.

The project is carried out by four organizations in three countries: EVA vzw in Belgium, Työväen Sivistysliitto TSL / Workers' Educational Association WEA of Finland, and Arbetarnas Bildningsförbund and Piteå Municipality in Sweden. 

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New EME blog post: Workshop on good practices - concrete tips and reflection on different methods

The EME project participants from Finland met for a one-day workshop in Tampere in August. The goal of the day was to have a closer look at the national good practices and to be able to present them…

EME study trip and seminar in Finland in October

The project partners from Belgium, Sweden, and Finland gathered in Helsinki and Tampere on 1-3 October. The programme focused on presenting the Finnish Catch up with Work project and its activities to…

New EME blog post: Developing new ways of employing migrants in Sweden

Piteå Municipality, one of the EME project partners, is facing challenges because of ageing population. There's shortage of working age population and an increasing need for care services for the…

New EME blog post: Peer support method helps immigrants to feel empowered and get employed

TSL's Catch up with Work project has developed a peer support method to give individual guidance for job seekers with a migrant background. The peer groups help immigrants to assess their skills and…

New EME blog post: Sharing methods for effective inclusion and empowerment

One of EME project's transnational partners is ABF, Workers' Educational Association in Sweden. In addition to taking part in the EME project activities, ABF also runs its own ongoing transnational…

New EME blog post: Another country, the same barriers?

During our three-day seminar in Piteå in May the EME project participants got an overview of the migration situation in the North of Sweden. We were introduced to several good practices and methods…

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