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13. June 2023

Study visit from the Philippines

AWO International invites to educational seminars in Berlin together with specialists from the Philippines in September 2023

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AWO International organises an exchange of specialists between educational staff and social workers and partner organisations from the Philippines.

Global Perspectives on Migration - Study Visit from the Philippines

In the context of the study visit with 11 people from four of our Philippine partner organisations, we invite you to two events. The aim of the study visit is to enable an international exchange of experiences between the target groups and to link the fields of social work and educational work. All events are offered in English.

26. September 2023: Case Management (Focus on migration counselling) 

House of Democracy and Human Rights, 10-17 h in Berlin. The programme is available here.

  • Target group: Social workers and migration counsellors
  • Content:
    • Definition and guiding idea of the action concept Case Management
    • Case-based case management in Germany
    • Linking theory and practice
    • Intercultural exchange of experience

27.-29. September 2023 Future workshop: Global Perspectives on Migration (recognised in Berlin for the application of educational leave!)

Museum des Kapitalismus, 10-18 h in Berlin. The program is available here.

  • Target group: Educational advisors, pedagogical staff, social workers and migration counsellors
  • Content:
    • Exchange of experience and networking of pedagogical staff and social workers
    • Getting to know regional pedagogical and structural concepts on empowerment and participation
    • Strengthening core competences for ESD, Global Learning and the 2030 Agenda
    • Mainstreaming of acquired methodological-didactic competences as well as approaches and concepts in the partner organisations involved.
    • Expert impulses on the topic of migration and flight with practical references to Germany and the Philippines

The participating Philippine partner organisations:

CMA (Quezon City, Philippines)

The Center for Migrant Advocacy (CMA) was founded in 2002 by Filipino migrants and legal experts on migration and human trafficking. CMA works to improve economic, social and political conditions for Filipino migrants. Its work ranges from policy advocacy and networking, to research and information sharing, to capacity building and direct assistance. Further information

OND Hesed (General Santos City, Philippines)

The OND HESED Foundation was founded in 1999 by members of the Catholic order Oblates of Notre Dame (OND) to implement development projects as an independent institution for marginalised population groups of any religious affiliation. Our project with OND Hesef works to reduce the risk of human trafficking and forced labour by strengthening social structures in fishing communities. Further information

MMCEAI (Davao City, Philippines)

Founded in 2007, the Mindanao Migrants Center for Empowering Actions Inc (MMCEAI) is a service organisation for migrants from Mindanao - active and returning Filipino workers and their immediate families and acquaintances. Our project with MMCEAI works towards mobilising migrant workers and their families in social structures to enforce safe and regular migration. Further information

Blas Ople Center (Pasay City, Philippines)

The Blas F. Ople Policy Center and Training Institute (Ople Center) is a non-profit organisation that mobilises partnerships to build the capacity of public and private sector actors to support innovations in policy and practice that benefit Filipino migrants and their families. Further information

Lara Röscheisen
Education and Awareness Programs
+49 (0)30 25292 364


We look forward to your interest and your registrations by 31 July 2023. Registrations at awointernational.de/fortbildungen or by email to globaleslernenprotect me ?!awointernationalprotect me ?!.de

The Future Workshop is funded by ENGAGEMENT GLOBAL with funds from the BMZ. All other activities within the framework of the study visit are funded by the BMZ's Social Structure Support Programme.

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