Fund Asylum, Migration and Integration

Diversity Management and Integration: Competences of Migrants on the labour market

Objective:

to foster the economic integration of migrants valorizing their peculiarities and competences, as well as optimizing their positive impact  on company competitiveness

Territorial scope:  

Italian regions of Emilia-Romagna, Lombardia, Piemonte, Puglia, Veneto

Beneficiaries:

  • Economic bodies: companies and labor market organizations (social partners, trade associations, chambers of commerce ...)
  • Professionals in the field of immigration and work (third sector, employment centers, employment agencies, guidance centers, training agencies, reception centers and integration ...)
  • Migrants and their associations

Period:

September 2018 – December 2021

Actions:

Exchange of good practices on migrants’ valorization

  • Mapping and dissemination of good corporate practices of Diversity Management (DM) and on the inclusion of human resources with migration background
  • Inter-institutional and multi-stakeholder tables
  • Awareness campaign and training on DM strategies

Strengthening of methodologies and tools for the evaluation of migrants' soft skills

  • Development of methods and tools for the identification and evaluation of migrants' soft skills
  • Construction of a repertoire of soft skills linked to the migratory experience and spent on the labor market

Dissemination of a Diversity Management business culture

  • Seminars and workshops to raise awareness on the value of diversity as a strategic lever of business competitiveness and a factor for the growth of the territory

 Expected results:

  • 120 migrants involved in assessment pathways
  • 300 stakeholders sensitized on Diversity Management
  • 270 stakeholders sensitized on the value of soft skills
  • 150 organizations working on migrants’ reception and integration integrated in a community of inclusive working practices

Pubblications:

- Guidelines for the identification and assessment of migrants’ soft skills, September 2020

Il Diversity Management per le risorse umane immigrate, January 2021 (Booklet on Diversity Management for the use of Italian companies)

Una macchina in moto col freno tirato, January 2020 (Valorization of migrants inside companies, the experience of Ital, available only in Italian)

Includere e valorizzare le competenze dei migranti, 2021 (How to include and valorize migrants' skills, available only in Italian)

- Mappatura di Buone Prassi aziendali in Emilia-Romagna, Lombardia, Piemonte, Puglia and Veneto (mapping out of company good practices in 5 Italian regions)

- Best practices on Diversity Management in Piemonte, slides projected by Ceipiemonte during the International Workshop "From problem to opportunity: migrants as a resource for work organizations"

Partnership:

ISMU Fundation (project leader)
Association Francesco Realmonte Onlus
Ceipiemonte Spca
Intercultural Centre Mondinsieme
Fondation Casa di Carità Arti e Mestieri Onlus
Unioncamere (Union of Italian Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Handicrafts and Agriculture)
University Aldo Moro of Bari
University of Verona

Associated bodies

EBB – Entwicklungsgesellschaft für berufliche Bildung (Network IQ Dissemination Project) (DE)
Foreningen Nydansker (DK)
Greta du Velay (FR)
Menedek  – Hungarian Association for Migrants (HU)
Sietar Italia (IT)
University of Huelva (ES)

For more information:

Elena Dall’Amico
Phone: +39 011 6700.640
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