Bridge-IT – ICT for social integration and cultural diversity

The project contributed to promotion of the integration of migrants and cultural diversity in Europe  by ‘bridging’ thematic networks  within a ICT field.

Project addressed specific issues:

1- ICT for new immigrants early education and for life long learning in a multicultural Europe.

2- ICT for labour market integration of the immigrants and their participation to the economy.

3- ICT, empowerment of civil society, social capital and cultural diversity.

It focused at:

  • Raising awareness among relevant stakeholders on the potential of ICT for social integration and cultural diversity, but also on the need to develop projects in this field targeting immigrants or organizations who deal with immigrants on a daily basis
  • Facilitating the encounter and better understanding among the key players of the value chain be at a national or European level.
  • Providing key players with a better vision and first tools on how to improve / deploy at a larger scale their own activities, or on how to duplicate initiatives coming from other countries.
  • Promoting the development of better and more accessible ICT solutions, services, contents that can contribute to the social integration of immigrants and to cultural diversity in Europe.
  • Developing policy recommendations based on the several output