DOCUMENTA attend at MINGLE's Third Transnational meeting

IMG 20190117 095659Documenta traveled to Nicosia to attend the third transnational meeting of the MINGLE project. The Spanish delegation, made up by Documenta and Santurban, participated in the two-day event, specifically on January 17th and 18th, held in the Cypriot capital. The partners from the other four countries also participated in the meeting: Sweden, Germany, Cyprus and Greece.

The mayor of Nicosia, Constantinos Giorkadjis, received the organizations involved in the project in the municipal facilities. They discussed the importance of projects such as MINGLE, which promotes knowledge among people living in a city to promote the destruction of cultural barriers and effective integration. A generalized consensus was formed around the main idea of ​​promoting activities that allow us not only to know each other but to put in value the cultural diversity.

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InCommon: Local events targeted to migrant women in Santander

InCommon mujeresDuring the last several months, EAPN Cantabria and Documenta have been carrying out the dissemination of the InCommon project and the organization of local events targeted to migrant women to involve them in the project.

During this phase, EAPN Cantabria’s member organisations have contacted many migrant women from different nationalities and backgrounds, but with one common interest: their integration into the host community and the exercise of active citizenship.

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Our best wishes for 2019!

DOCUMENTA 2019

Successfully first edition of the languages course of the MINGLE project

IMG 20181115 153745Documenta, in collaboration with the Santander City Council, has successfully closed the first edition of the language courses that will take place in the coming months and that are within the programmed activities of the MINGLE project. In this edition, held in Bezana and given by Strategy 4, 15 people from different nationalities participated. In this intensive training, for about three weeks (70 teaching hours in total), people acquired an initiation level into the Spanish language and showed interest in participating in future courses, adapted to more complex levels.

The MINGLE project, in its initial phase, deals with the people who participate in the program in linguistic capacities, understanding that breaking of the language barrier is the main characteristic necessary to acquire to continue with the activities. MINGLE understands that language approaches and enhances communication at levels that, without people sharing the same linguistic vehicle, do not disappear but are diminished. That is why before starting with what is known as MINGLING experiences, which represent the main axis of the project, the linguistic skills of the participants will be worked on.

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