STAR E Project: Standing Together Against Racism in Europe

Implementing from August 2017 to July 2020, ICYE UK are excited to be one of the 8 partnered organizations within the EU, uniting together in response to the challenge of increasing racism and intolerance towards refugees, migrants and people of colour. The purpose of the strategic partnership project “STAR E” is to strengthen the role and profile of youth NGO’s in combating racism, becoming facilitators of inclusion and empowering young people of colour, refugees and migrants at European level.

What does the Star E Partnership Entail?

The project STAR E foresees 6 partnership meetings, two per year, to share experiences and further develop methods and tools to be applied and tested in the respective organizations’ contexts and activities.
The first of this year’s partnership meeting is being hosted by AUS – ICYE Iceland, in Reykjavik from 11-13 April 2018. The 17 participants and experts are from Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Slovakia and the United Kingdom. Guests are expected from ICYE National Committees of Austria, Italy, Russia and Switzerland. During the meeting a one day workshop will focus on change management to support the racism-critical organizational development of the participating organizations. The substantive debate and development of innovative tools and methods is supported by the expert organization SOCIUS, based in Berlin, who, in addition to expertise, has experience in networking and carrying out activities at European level.