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Name: Diversity Management and Inclusive Employment for ethnic minorities and migrants in SMEs and NGOs
DIME project will support social and economic integration of migrants and ethnic minorities via awareness-rising and training of employers at SMEs and NGOs.
Objectives and goals:
- To carry out fieldstudy with employers
- To develop training material in diversity management and Inclusion at the workplace
- To carry out training for 40 organisations reaching out to 400- 600 employers- To raise awareness on labour market discrimination based on ethnicity in partner countries and EU
- Fieldwork for analysis of obstacles for employment of migrants and ethical minorities from the perspective of employers
- Development of methodology and training material for employers for promoting diversity management and inclusion at the workplace in SMEs and NGOs- Training of facilitators and piloting activities
Programme: Justice Programme (JUST), Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme (REC)
Duration: November 2020 – October 2022
Partners: Know and Can Association, Bulgaria, MIR Akademien, Sweden, CEIPES, Italy, Business College Helsinki, Finland
DIME project consortium - Know and Can Association in Bulgaria, Centro Internazionale per la Promozione dell’educazione e lo sviluppo in Italy, Helsinki Business College Ltd. in Finland, and MIR Akademien AB in Sweden proudly presents the e-platform with training materials on Diversity Management for Small and Medium Sized Organisations!
After two years full of hard work, challenges and professional satisfaction, the DIME project consortium met in person for the final partnership meeting. The event was held in the premises of the project coordinator Know and Can Association in Sofia, Bulgaria on 26th September 2022, on the eve of the International Conference "Diversity Management and inclusion at the workplace", which is the closing event of this fruitful project.
Immediately after the international training event of facilitators, DIME consortium organised the second face-to-face partnership meeting in Palermo, Italy on 19th may 2022. The event was hosted by CEIPES and involved representatives of all partner institutions - Know and Can Association from Bulgaria, Centro Internazionale per la Promozione dell’educazione e lo sviluppo from Italy, Helsinki Business College Ltd. from Finland, and MIR Akademien AB from Sweden.
The international facilitator training under DIME project was implemented in spring 2022 in sunny Palermo. The training was took place at the premises of CEIPES (May 2022), between 16th and 18th May 2022, involving representatives of all four partner organisations - Know and Can Association in Bulgaria, Centro Internazionale per la Promozione dell’educazione e lo sviluppo in Italy, Helsinki Business College Ltd. in Finland, and MIR Akademien AB in Sweden.
Alogside the work on the methodology development, DIME partners launched the draft structure on the training course creation.
This training course, Promoting Diversity Management to SMEs and NGOs: Ethnical Diversity in Focus, is in the field of human resource management (HRM). It is aimed as help to self-help for small organisations in attracting talented and ambitious workers with different ethnic and cultural backgrounds.