Action Synergy is participating as a partner in the transnational strategic partnership “Safer Places Hopeful Refugees” which aims to develop the capacities of organisations dealing with migrant issues through an exchange of best practices within the transnational short joint staff training events and the transnational project meetings. The project is based on inclusive, transnational, best practice and cooperation enabling approach.
Through effective trans- national and local communication and cooperation will contribute to the accessibility and dissemination of innovative ideas and activities on the issue of refugees. The refugees and asylum seekers through innovative activities and good practices will have a chance to be integrated easily and become accepted members of society.
The overall objective of the project is to increase of skills and abilities of people working in partner organisations, stakeholders, local authorities, struggling to respond to and meet all the humanitarian need that refugees face and contribute to the improvements and innovative practice for refugees and asylum seekers.
The project aims to raise awareness about refugees and their physiological and social needs with the aim of to change negative attitudes into positive ones. It aims also to promote an understanding of the situation of refugees, encourage citizens to take active role in facilitating the hospitality for people seeking protection and a better life.
The project will blend together organisations, stakeholders, NGOs, non-formal educations, as well as local self-governments and authorities together with target group (refugees and asylum seekers). Good relationship among project partners and stakeholders will create both local and international coordination mechanisms to create a successful network to provide resources for innovative and good practices.
With the workshops, seminars, learning short joint staff trainings, mobilities and all the activities carried out during the project process, the main aim is to enhance the skills and abilities, promote intercultural communication and international cooperation, facilitating social inclusion, strengthening solidarity at an international level and building networks at local, national and international levels.
The project is funded by the Erasmus+ programme, approved by the Turkish National Agency and coordinated by the province of Canakkale in Turkey.