This is a reference for Claudio Tocchi

Moving Stories

The training activity took place
in Torino, Italy
organised by UNITED for Intercultural Action
22-27 April 2016
Reference person

Balint Josa

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Aims & objectives

– To explore the data and statistics on migration and asylum in Europe and examine the gap between hard facts and media narrative
– To investigate ways of challenging narrative and creating and spreading positive counter-narrative
– To exchange best practices that have already been implemented by organisations all over Europe
– To network, strengthening existing ties and building new relationships for the benefit of the antiracist movement in Europe.

Target group & international/intercultural composition of the group & team

The conference was facilitated by an international group composed of activists from different European countries: Italy, Spain, Serbia, Netherlands, Hungary

The over 50 participants came from: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Great-Britain, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia - Rep. of, Netherlands, Norway, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Switzerland, Turkey

Training methods used & main activities

The conference was based on participatory approaches and spaces for joint work and sharing of knowledge and skills. The methods included: Debates, workshops, trainings, presentations, political cafés, icebreakers, good practice market, cultural activities, open forum, sharing good practices, etc.

Outcomes of the activity

The knowledge, expertise, and input of participants was invaluable. Around 70 NGO representatives from more than 30 European countries reviewed different perspectives on the situation of migration and asylum in Europe, explored various tools and methods for challenging narratives on migrants and refugees, shared best practices and got to know other activists and organisations from every corner of the continent.

Your tasks and responsibilities within the team

I was part of the group of international facilitators and responsible for the logistics.

I worked on this training for 5 days as a full time trainer.

Testimonial of the reference person

Claudio was a great organiser, team leader and trainer!

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