INTEgreat is a project that aims to improve the integration strategy of refugees and asylum seekers in Europe
The project aims to offer innovative strategies to the integration of refugee and migrant people through the analysis of integration policies and practices in the local contexts of Athens (Greece), Limerick (Ireland), Varese (Italy), Barcelona (Spain), Nicosia (Cyprus). It focuses on 4 key aspects of integration: employment, training, access to healthcare and social cohesion. INTEgreat is a research project funded by the EU Asylum Migration Integration Fund (AMIF) and carried out by 7 partners across Europe.
Analyzing local contexts
Testing the ISF in 5 different countries (Italy, Spain, Greece, Cyprus, and Ireland) through pilot programs
Measuring the impact of the pilots and creating useful resources
Sharing the results through a new website and social media
The target group of this project are migrants, including men, women, families, and LGBTQAI+ individuals, who have recently arrived (from 2015 onwards), refugees with international protection or the right to subsidiary protection, resettled refugees, asylum seekers, and refugees who are vulnerable or at risk of social exclusion.