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20 Apr 2018
The city of Utrecht and Eurocities organised a social affairs forum in Utrecht on 7 and 8 March 2018. The theme was “‘Making the city together: co-creating city strategies to deliver the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at local level’”. It seems that the city of Antwerp already integrates some SDG’s in their project CURANT.
27 Mar 2018
The CURANT community had the opportunity to play sports and get to know each other at our latest community event in February. Around 20 youngsters participated in initations of volleyball, hockey and badminton. One conclusion: the young refugees have lots of talent for sports and are proud to show them to their buddy.
23 Jan 2018
‘The Human Link’ and the city of Antwerp organised a ‘Mind-Spring -course’ especially for our young refugees. ‘The Human Link’ is an organisation specialised in psychological help. Mind-Spring is a group session that was developed in the Netherlands. Other Belgian organisations, Like ‘ Centrum voor Algemeen Welzijnswerk (CAW) and ‘Centrum voor Geestelijke Gezondheid (CGG) already worked with it. Nine of our youngsters participated.
05 Sep 2017
Researchers of CeMIS (Centre for Migration and Intercultural Studies, University of Antwerp) presented CURANT at the annual conference of IMISCOE. That’s the largest European academic network for migration and integration.
15 Jun 2017
CURANT is a partnership between the city of Antwerp and several partners. One of our partners, Vormingplus Antwerp, tries to find the perfect match between our buddies and young refugees. But how does an intake and matching work? Vormingplusspecialist, Lise Van Vyve tells you all about it.
07 Apr 2017
On 5 and 6 April the working group ‘Migration and Integration’ from eurocities took place in Lisbon. Lisbon was host city. Together with around 25 other cities the city of Antwerp was present to discuss current migration policies.
17 Feb 2017
On Monday, February 6th 2017, we proudly presented our cohousing project to the wider public. The chairman of social welfare Fons Duchateau and project leader Jolien De crom presented the project. During a panel discussion all official partners (Solentra, Vormingplus Antwerp, Cemis, JES vzw and Atlas) discussed about how they plan to support our duo’s according to their expertise. Top of the bill was the introduction of our first two cohousing duos.