Equality and employment

Network to Know

The project has been funded for 12 months from April 2008 by the European Commission Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities DG Progress Programme. There are nine partners to the project; four are from the East of England and five from other areas of the EU (Bulgaria, Hungary, Latvia, Malta and Spain).

- Dacorum Council for Voluntary Service Ltd (CVS)

- AFIES Foundation

- BARDA (Bulgarian Association of regional Development Agencies and Business Centre)

- EEDA (East of England Development Agency)

- EESCP (East of England Skills and Competitiveness Partnership)

- Exemplas

- FTZ (Fondazzjoni Temi Zammit)

- HBF Hungaricum Kft

- KID (Culture, Tolerance, Friendship)

The aims of Netowrk to Know

The project shares between partners and through dissemination a wider audience the experience of utilising European Structural Funds to address issues relating to employment and employability.
The main activities link to the general objectives of PROGRESS by improving knowledge / understanding, promoting networking / mutual learning, raising awareness of the role of Europe and build the capacity of partners to promote, support and further develop EU policies / objectives.

The key project activities are: a programme of study visits between partners, which will share good practice in supporting the following beneficiary areas; the creation of “How to Guides” promoting good practice; the creation of a project website to disseminate project activities and tools to a wide audience.


Awareness raising activities for young people of the Baltic states on diversity and equality

The project was devoted to the issues of discrimination, racism and intolerance. Young people from Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania participated in the project. The project is supported by EU employment and social solidarity programme PROGRESS (2007-2013)

The main aims of the project are:

- to raise awareness of young people in Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia in the field of combating discrimination, racism and intolerance;

- to promote principles of equality and diversity

Undertaken activities:

- Training seminar for youth workers and activists from three Baltic States

- Implementation of local activities for young people in Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia

- Preparation of booklet

- Summer school for young people