The Conference will be translated simultaneously in both English and Swedish

Who we are

FOLKUNIVERSITETETFOLKUNIVERSITETET

Address: Portalgatan 2A, Box 386, 75 106, Uppsala, Sweden
Phone Number: +46 18680000, Fax: +46 18680050
E-mail:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , Web site: www.folkuniversitetet.se

Folkuniversitetet is an adult educational association with 5 big foundations and works in 46 municipalities that offers a wide range of adult education. The pedagogical approach is based on the idea of imparting knowledge which is of immediate practical use to our students.

Folkuniversitetet is responsible for allocation of training funds for 150 immigrant NGOs in middle Sweden. Through a long history of activities for immigrant NGos has developed a solid national network in Sweden and other EU countries.

Folkuniversitetet has extensive experience in development interactive training materials for inclusion different immigrant groups in Sweden as Roma, Kurdish, Afghan groups. The training material range from language courses to social orientation and other subjects needed for facilitating integration into the host country. Specialisation is adult educational course for empowerment and integration. Dimitra has been working for more than 20 years with VET course for immigrant groups and developed a number of methodologies for empowerment of women and combating HRV in national, EU and international context in cooperation with UN.

Folkuniversitetet has carried out national project concerning training of immigrant NGOs in human rights in Sweden in cooperation with various UN associations in Sweden. Folkuniversitetet has been managing projects form more than 15 years and has developed a smooth routine for PM and QA.


DimitraDIMITRA

Address: Palaiologou 19, 412 23, Larissa, Greece
Phone Number: +30 2410 554024, Fax: +30 2410 554028
E-mail:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , Web site: www.dimitra.gr

Dimitra, since 1989 is a certified Vocational Training Institute with extensive experience in pedagogic development & unique competencies in both methodology development & production of practical solutions matching specific vocational and professional development needs. Dimitra works towards the promotion of cultural, educational, scientific and economic development, both locally & internationally, through the employment of innovative and participative tools and methodologies. Dimitra has experience in the development & implementation of programs within the ESF framework and other National / European actions, dedicated to the promotion of women issues, gender equality as well as specific training of professionals working in the field of violence against women. Dimitra supports a network of 45 immigrant NGOs at national level in Greece and led a number of International projects for boosting NGOs in Pakistan, Afghanistan and many countries of North Africa concerning human rights, gender equality and child protection.


ÖREBRO COUNTYÖREBRO COUNTY, ADMINISTRATIVE BOARD

Address: Länshuset, Stortorget 22, 701 86 Örebro, Sweden
Phone Number: +4619193943, 
E-mail:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Web site:  www.lansstyrelsen.se

The County Administrative Board is a government authority that exists in close proximity to the people in each county. The Board is an important link between the people and the municipal authorities on the one hand and the government, parliament and central authorities on the other. The County Governor, who is commissioned to monitor developments and inform the government of the county’s needs, leads the work of the County Administrative Board. County Council Administrative Board in Örebro is focused on arranging regional courses and starting / financing projects to prevent HRV.


KERIGMA, INNOVATION AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENTKERIGMA, INNOVATION AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT

Address: Rua José Júlio Vieira Ramos, nº 72, 4750-180 Barcelos, Portugal
Phone Number: 351 253 825 353  
E-mail:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Web site: www.kerigma.pt

Kerigma cooperates with regional and national networks of NGOs and experts focusing on combating gender-relating violence and support of immigrant women into labour market and society. Kerigma specialises in development of methods for socio-cultural activities for preventing violence through development of socialization skills and rules of interpersonal relationships, as well as overcoming resistance to psycho-therapeutic intervention. Kerigma (PT) has developed a system for quality criteria and monitoring/internal evaluation in EU projects. Kerigma is often engaged in monitoring process in several EU projects.


THE ANGELOU CENTRETHE ANGELOU CENTRE

Address: 17, Brighton Grove, Fenham, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5NS
Phone Number: +44 191 2260394
E-mail:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Web site:  www.angelou-centre.org.uk

The Angelou Centre team have combined experience of working with BAMER women experiencing trauma and Domestic abuse, Forced Marriage and Honour Based Violence and 21st Century Slavery, of over 100 years. Their trained staff is BAMER specialists, expert at enabling women to speak out about their experiences both in therapeutic and judicial forums.


ÖREBRO UNIVERSITYÖREBRO UNIVERSITY IN SWEDEN

Address: Örebro University; Humus; Fakultetsgatan 1, 701 82 Örebro, Sweden
Phone Number:+46725701405
E-mail:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , Web site:  www.oru.se 

Centre for feminist social studies (CFS) at Örebro University is teaching and research institutions, and as such it has a well-documented experience in the field of academic analysis and evaluation of projects, and policies. They work on a daily basis with research projects and have research expertise on violence against women and gender equality issues, which is shown by their publications record and past research projects. Their involvement in international networks is extensive, and CFS is a co-founder and co-director and co-coordinator of the GEXcel International Collegium for Advanced Transdisciplinary Gender Studies, which develops transnational, intersectional and transformative gender research.


THE GEXCEL INTERNATIONAL COLLEGIUMTHE GEXCEL INTERNATIONAL COLLEGIUM

Phone Number: +46 19 30 39 15
E-mail:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Web site:  www.gexcel.org 

The GEXcel International Collegium for Advanced Transdisciplinary Gender Studies (GEXcel) aims to develop transnational, intersectional and transformative gender research, and to become a meeting place for different generations of excellent gender scholars. GEXcel is hosted by the Institute of Thematic Gender Studies, a collaboration that brings together the Centre for Gender Studies (CGF) at Karlstad University, Tema Genus at Linköping University and the Centre for Feminist Social Studies at Örebro University. It is the permanent follow-up of the GEXcel Centre of Gender Excellence, which was a research collaboration between Linköping and Örebro Universities.