SAND AS A PLAYING ENVIRONMENT FOR YOUNG REFUGEES

During the month of February 2020, it has taken place in Madrid the presentation to the media of the project “Sand Games for Social Inclusion”, and the interim meeting of the partners of Greece, Italy, Romania and Spain. The ultimate goal of this program is to improve the employability of refugees and the effectiveness of social inclusion. It has been notable progress is in the planning of l final event taking place in Kavala (Greece) during 2020, with the participation of hundreds of young refugee origin with the local population.

A round table has been held with the various participants of the project, showing some videos and intermediate results achieved. The presentation took place at the headquarters of Madrid International Lab and has attended numerous press and radio, have been particularly interested in the innovative elements of the project and planned activities in the beach environment, to improve the inclusion of young refugees. Sand Games program is supported by the European Commission.