Workshop about Migrant Entrepreneurship in Milan

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ICEI, partner of the ME4Change project, together with Fondazione Giacomo Brodolini and thanks to the kind collaboration of the Municipality of Milan successfully organised an open Workshop about Migrant Entrepreneurship on 28th March 2018.   The event was presented by Alfredo Luis Somoza (journalist, writer and President of ICEI) and was hosted by the House of Rights in Milan. Read more

Mshikamano: Solidarity!

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Mshikamano, which means “solidarity” in Swahili, is an association of solidarity between migrants, asylum seekers and Italians, whose goal is to build solidarity jobs for a dignified life for all.   Local cuisine is their main project. Several times a week in the space Ri-Make (a social collective situated in the periphery of Milan, near Read more

The 4th EU Migration Forum

The 4th EU Migration Forum: a great two-days conference discussing the future of the EU

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On last March 6 and 7, I had the honour to attend the 4th EU Migration Forum, celebrated in Brussels jointly organised by the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) and the Commission. The focus of this year edition was on the labour market inclusion of migrants, whose unemployment rate in the EU remains high, standing Read more

Barikama: Migrant Entrepreneurs creating Social Inclusion

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Barikama is a social cooperative founded in 2011 by 7 African boys residing in Rome:  Suleman, Aboubakar, Cheikh, Sidiki, Modibo, Seydou e Ismael. The meaning of Barikama is resistance.  This association of social promotion is based on a micro-income project that aims to foster social inclusion through the sale of organic vegetables and yogurt. The aim of this cooperative Read more