Who we are

COSPE – Cooperazione per lo Sviluppo dei Paesi Emergenti www.cospe.org

COSPE, established in 1983, is a registered non-profit association recognized since 1984 as Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and by the European Union. Cospe implements projects in about 27 extra-EU Countries, in Europe and in Italy promoting fair and sustainable development, global citizenship, intercultural dialogue and human rights. In Italy and Europe, it promotes activities to prevent and combat racism and discrimination against migrants, minorities, refugees and asylum seekers and undertakes intercultural activities and training courses in schools.

Human Rights House Zagreb http://www.kucaljudskihprava.hr

The Human Rights House Zagreb was established in 2008 by six civil society organizations, with the aim of protection and promotion of human rights and fundamental freedoms.

The goal of the Human Rights House is the realization of a free, open, pluralistic, democratic, equitable and inclusive society based on respect, protection and promotion of the highest standards and norms of human rights and freedoms.

For this purpose, The Human Rights House is involved in the protection, promotion, development and advancement of human rights and fundamental freedoms through research, monitoring, public advocacy and education in accordance with the international and regional instruments for the protection of human rights of the United Nations and the Council of Europe; particularly the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, the European Convention on Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, and the European Social Charter (Revised).

Human Rights House is a member of Human Rights House Network based in Oslo, a member of the Platform 112, the Welcome Initiative and The GOOD Initiative.

Since 2012, Human Rights House acts as a Knowledge Center for social development in the field of protection and promotion of human rights.

ZARA – Civil Courage and Anti-Racism Work https://www.zara.or.at

ZARA – Zivilcourage und Anti-Rassismus-Arbeit (civil courage and anti-racism-work) is an Austrian anti-racism NGO founded in 1999. Its mission is to enhance civil courage and to contribute to building a racism-free society, combat all forms of racism and promote the legal as well as virtual equal treatment of all human beings residing in Austria irrespective of their skin colour, language, appearance, religion, citizenship and/or origin.

ZARAs mandate is organised along three pillars aiming at providing support, empowerment and information: 1. the support of victims of discrimination, 2. awareness-raising by public information, and 3. prevention.

Efms – European Forum for Migration Studies  http://www.efms.uni-bamberg.de

The european forum for migration studies (efms) is an academic institute at the University of Bamberg (Faculties of Social Sciences/Cultural Sciences & Geography). Founded in 1993, its main topics are migration and integration of migrants, anti-discrimination and diversity policies related to migration in Europe. The efms is active in the areas of scientific research, policy counseling, quantitative and qualitative empirical research, expertise studies, evaluation of migration, integration and diversity policy measures, training of students, post-graduates and professionals from public administrations, information and documentation.