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Amitie Code project comes to an end

AIDGLOBAL celebrates participation in European initiative

 From November 8 to 10, it was held in Loures, the event that marked the end of the "Amitie Code - Capitalizing on Development" project, aimed at sensitizing the community to the themes of Migration, Development and Human Rights.

Susana Damasceno, Chairman of the Board of AIDGLOBAL, and Clara Vaz of the Organization's Projects Office presented the results of the training sessions for municipal technicians, teachers and students.

The three-day program also included the dissemination of project results in the European countries involved, the presentation of the prize for the international competition for audiovisual works "AMITIE youth teams for the human rights of migrants" and the projection of web series produced by Elefant, based on six life histories of migrant populations in six European cities, namely Toulouse, Seville, Riga, Hamburg, Lisbon and Bologna.

Representatives of the international partners of the project were present at the meeting, the Mayor of Loures, Bernardino Soares, the Coordinator of the ISCTE Center for International Studies, Prof. Luís Nuno Rodrigues, the High Commissioner for Migration, Pedro Calado, the President of the Portuguese Council for Refugees, Teresa Tito de Morais, and the President of the Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning, Lucinda Fonseca.

The Amitie Code - Capitalizing on Development, funded by the European Commission, involved six European countries (Germany, Italy, Latvia, Portugal, Spain and France), two regions (Emilia-Romagna and Andalusia) and eight cities (Bologna, Reggio Emilia, Riga, Loures, Lisbon, Toulouse and Seville). In Portugal, the entities responsible for the project were the Municipal Council of Loures and ISCTE - Instituto Universitário de Lisboa.

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