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Asociación Euroacción

National Network: 
Spain
Address: 
Calle Capitán Balaca, 12 - 2ºb - 30.003
Murcia
Spain
Telephone: 
+34968941495
Mobile Phone: 
+34667721857
Organisation Type: 
Non-Governmental Organization
Year of Establishment: 
2002
Fields of Activity: 
General Information: 

Euroaccion is formed by more than 80 members, most of them volunteers, and 5 staff employed. A Board formed by 3 people administrate the regular functioning plus a General Assembly that meets once per year to take very relevant decisions.
Our budget for each year is about 155.000 Euros.
Our sources of funding are EU programs, National calls from the Ministry of Labour, grants from the Regional authorities for Youth and private donors.
The kind of projects we do are: long term trainings on HRE for young offenders, public staff in the prisons, social and youth workers, international seminars and training courses on HR's and on Democracy and Citizenship. We organize also European Voluntary Service projects.
Our main partners are International Networks and Federations active at EU level, Council of Europe, Regional Authorities for Youth in Murcia, and NGO from all over Europe, South and Asia

Mission and Objectives: 

Our Aim is to fight agains social exclusion and Human Rights violations suffered by young people:
Our objectives are:
- to work on developing educational strategies in human rights education with young people and social inclusion
- to facilitate the exchange of experience and practice in human rights education with young people and those working in the field of social exclusion
- to promote human rights and human rights education
- to consolidate the experience that already exists when it comes to human rights education in the world
- to facilitate the contact with the Council of Europe and other institutions active in the field of human rights education
- to mainstream human rights education and social inclusion of young people at risk of exclusion in local, national and international policies, education and youth work practice
- to develop educational materials for young people in human rights education and social inclusion
- to support the development of innovative methodologies and approaches to human rights education & social inclusion with/of young people
- to give visibility to the network as the international umbrella organisation dealing with human rights education with and for young people

Main Projects / Activities: 

1. Long Term Project on capacity building and Human Rights Education for Young offenders and public staff in the Prison of Murcia (Spain) ( 2011 - 2013)
2. European Training courses on HRE with Young people and Social Inclusion (2010, 2011 & 2012 Editions) under YiA Programme.
3. Socio-therapheutic counseling for social excluded youth - in groups and individual level
4. European Voluntary Service hosting & sending projects (EVS)
5. Euro-Asian long term projects funded by YiA Programme to foster the international cooperation in the field of EVS a unnd HRE.
6. Campaigns about HRE and Youth
In terms of long-term project and multilateral cooperation projects, Euroacción has been partner in LdV Multilateral project called On the Job Market (2005-2007), and in a Multilateral Project within Grundtvig Programme, called Learning 2 Learn (2008 – 2010). Last but not least Euroaccion has the resources and the expertise in order to manage successfully projects and budgets that are over 400.000 Euros.

How can you contribute to the Network in your country?: 

We can contribute through the implementation of joint projects (large scale and short term) at EU level and national level that we normally do but that with the support of Anna Lindh Foundation we could improve its impact and multiplying effect.

We will contribute with our work to the fulfillment of the mission and goals of Anna Lindh Foundation in Spain.

Why do you want to join the ALF Network?: 

We want to strengthen efforts and synergies with other partners and networks in order to maximize the potential of our work in the field of HRE and social inclusion.

We also want to contribute with our expertise to the expansion and improvement of the quality of the projects funded by the Anna Lindh Foundation

Additional Information: