9 projects launched by migrant entrepreneurs of COMBO

This article addresses the results of a support program for professional inclusion called COMBO, launched in March 2019 by the two associations Makesense and Elan Interculturel. ( https://combo.makesense.org/). It aims to promote cultural and social diversity through entrepreneurship. Over an 8 month period, each refugee will be provided with individual follow-up, including training, workshops, mentoring […]

72 proposals for an ambitious integration policy for foreigners arriving in France

This report, intended for the Prime Minister, has been developed by the deputy of the Val-d’Oise region, Mr TACHÉ, in February 2018. It provides 72 proposals for better ways to integrate strangers in France. In the 3.3.2 paragraph,”Freeing up access to the labor market”, the French deputy recommends removing legal barriers that prevent access to […]

Guide for refugees

Aimed at beneficiaries of international protection, as well as at employers and social workers, Info Emploi Réfugiés is accessible to the greatest number of people, and is specifically designed for each audience: – Beneficiaries of international protection will sometimes be redirected to services that can help them – Employers will find clear and concise answers […]

Pai’r: Promoting the social inclusion of young refugees

An online platform, implemented by The French Red Cross, that enables all interested people to create or participate in projects carried out to promote and support the social inclusion of young refugees. In addition to this platform, The French Red Cross supports project managers via methodological and financial support. It also connects them with relevant […]

Call for proposals- professional inclusion of refugees

This call for proposals, implemented by the Ministry of Labour, aims to promote the development of new collaborations,or the strengthening of existing ones, between public and private stakeholders, whether they are historical or emergent, to become experts of asylum and vocational inclusion and training.

School of Migrant Chefs

L’Ecole des Cuistots Migrateurs (School of Migrant Chefs) is a non-profit association aiming to prepare refugees to get a kitchen porter Diploma. The training is free and lasts 4 and a half months, including a 3-weeks internship in a restaurant. It includes French language courses, practical training, and personalized support.

Action Emploi Réfugiés (AERé)

Action Emploi Refugiés is a service that connects refugees and employers in France. After its creation in 2016, AERe became the tool of reference for refugees looking for jobs in France. The association’s focus is on helping refugee integration by counting on the support of institutional and non-profit partners as well as businesses. Through its […]

The practice of advocacy as seen by French associations

This manual has been developed by Vox Populi, an association created in 2016, aiming to support French civil society’s players involved in fighting segregation, social injustice, and inequality. The manual gathers tips and good practices, but mainly guidelines and recommendations, for policy and decision makers. The main purpose of the association, and of this manual, […]