Living Well Together Forum I
Co-creative and participatory approaches to integration

Living Well Together Forum I: Co-creative and participatory approaches to integration

Co-creative and participatory approaches – Integration as a dynamic process

Join us for our interactive online forum to discuss how participatory and dynamic approaches to integration can improve relations between arriving and receiving communities!

We at FOCUS understand integration as a two-way dynamic process and the result of contact, engagement, exchange and collaboration between arriving and receiving communities.

One of the central features of this approach to dynamic integration is to leverage the benefits of co-creative and participatory practices to give voice and possibilities for self-representation to arriving and receiving communities, take away barriers and thus support sustainable integration.

We will discuss with civil society organisations active in integration work on what co-creation and participation mean in the context of dynamic integration; why and how to make integration practices dynamic, co-creative and participatory; and what to keep in mind when doing so.

Join the discussion with:

Save the Children Sweden | Refugee Support Network | Support Group Network | IFRC Reference Centre for Psychosocial Support 

The draft agenda is still subject to change. This page will be continuously updated.

This event is organised by the FOCUS project, which has received funding from the
European Union‘s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant
agreement No. 822401.
Agenda
Tuesday, February 23
2:00 PM
2:00 PM
2:00 PM - 2:10 PM
2:00 PM - 2:10 PM
Welcome to the Living Well Together Forum!
2:10 PM - 2:55 PM
2:10 PM - 2:55 PM
Discussion with 3 practitioner networks
2:55 PM - 3:25 PM
2:55 PM - 3:25 PM
FOCUS looks into ways to facilitate integration which is dynamic and innovative, ultimately contributing to more social inclusion. In this session we present the five pillars of the FOCUS approach to dynamic integration.
3:25 PM - 3:30 PM
3:25 PM - 3:30 PM
How to further engage with FOCUS
3:30 PM
3:30 PM
Speakers
Project Manager; Member of EC Expert Group on migration, asylum and integration
Save the Children Sweden
Support Group Network
FOCUS Coordinator & Advisor
IFRC Reference Centre for Psychosocial Support
MHPSS Technical Advisor
IFRC Reference Centre for Psychosocial Support
MHPSS and Migration Technical Advisor
IFRC Reference Centre for Psychosocial Support
Fundraising and Communications Officer
Refugee Support Network
Photos

FOCUS is a research project funded under the European Commission’s H2020 programme.

FOCUS aims to make an impact on both research and practice by understanding and improving the dynamics of integration in Jordan, Croatia, Germany and Sweden, with a special emphasis on how psychological and social factors influence integration. This knowledge is used to transform and strengthen existing promising practices for social- and labour market integration, that will be pilot tested in at least five European countries and will be brought together in the Living Well Together Resource. The goal of this Resource is to support policymakers, community actors, civil society organisation and other practitioners in the field in responding to the needs of both arriving and receiving communities with both insights and ways to address the needs. In addition, FOCUS has the ambition to link existing networks of policy and practice through common activities.