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Better Advocacy for Better Inclusion (BABI)

The Better Advocacy for Better Inclusion (BABI) project aims to build capacity for Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), immigrant, refugee and foreign nationality civilians to define and implement social inclusion policies.

General Objective:
To be able to exercise the rights of refugees, immigrants, citizens of foreign origin and to eliminate discrimination in order to succeed social inclusion.

Specific objectives:

  • Create and test innovative methodologies and training tools
  • Specialize the knowledge and skills of social workers, activists and trainers of the organizations involved.
  • Empowerment actions aimed at putting pressure on social inclusion policy makers.

Target groups

  • Social workers, educators and activists of CSOs and associations of immigrants, refugees and citizens of foreign origin: 185 direct beneficiaries, about 750 indirect beneficiaries
  • Public decision-makers: 120 direct beneficiaries, about 250 indirect beneficiaries

Duration
The project will last two years starting in November 2020

Activities

  • Research activities on successful Advocacy strategies and actions tested at local and national level.
  • Drafting 4 national reports
  • Drafting a Handbook on the advocacy cycle and 16 advocacy experiences tested at local or national level
  • Research on social inclusion indicators
  • Design and testing an advocacy training module
  • Training course for 25 activists (Malta, 2022)
  • Drafting of the Better Advocacy for Better Inclusion Tool-kit
  • 4 national events to present the project results
  • 1 international meeting to evaluate the activities (Rome, 2022)

Partners
Lunaria (Italy)-Coordinator
ANTIGONE – Information and Documentation Centre on Racism, Ecology, Peace and Non-Violence (Greece)
SOS Racisme (Spain),
SOS Malta (Malta)

Funding Body
Erasmus+