Final Event in Skopje, Macedonia 23. June 2017

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The Advenus project is coming to a close, and we welcome all to our Final Event in Skopje, Macedonia, 23. June 2017. In the conference, results and lesson learned from the Advenus project will be presented, see programme below or download the conference flyer (click here).

Update: The event will be streamed – this page will be updated with the link before the conference starts. Link to the streaming:

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The day before, 22. June, the partners will also meet for an internal project meeting, and here future dissemination of the Advenus e-learning courses as well as scientific results will have top priority.

The venue for the Final Event is the EU Info Center, Sv Kiril i Metodij 52-b, Skopje.

For registration, contact Sreten Koceski, CDI, at



9:30 Arrival and registration
10:00 Opening

Director Sreten Koceski, CDI (host)

10:10 Culturally sensitive e-learning on employability skills development for refugees: The Advenus project – aims and results

Coordinator Assoc. Professor Brit Svoen and Chief Scientific Officer Professor Stephen Dobson, Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences

10:35 Developing online resources for adult refugees in Italy: a challenge for teachers, educators and researchers

Valeria Damiani and Vincenzo Schirripa, LUMSA University Rome

11:00 Mapping cultural sensitivity: a set of priorities  for the Advenus project

Ana Luísa Costa, Marta Pinto Carvalho, Susana Coimbra and João Caramelo, Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences of the University of Porto

11:30 Break – coffee & snacks
12:00 The role of the International humanitarian organisations in addressing the needs of the most vulnerable migrants
Dejan Antic, country director, Mercy Corps International Macedonia
12:15 Educational challenges for integration of refugees in their new living – Macedonian experiences

Zoran Velkovski,  CDI

12:35 Ensuring refugee voice in devising on-line learning resources

Stephen Dobson, Brit Svoen and Linda Tangen Bjørge, Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences

13:00 Experiences and lessons learned from other projects about the work
with migrants refugeesRepresentatives from various organisations and institutions working with migrants/refugees. Moderator Sreten Koceski, CDI
13:30 Discussion with participants Q/A and closing remarks
14:00 Lunch / cocktails