The BMCP project is about new tools and action. In Sweden, professionals from 13 culture institutions (theatre, opera, museums, concert halls, libraries) participated in 3 two day seminars, so called learning partnerships, taking place in Skellefteå, Stockholm and finally Umeå in connection to the annual Human Rights convent MR-dagarna. The themes were recruitment, migration knowledge, human rights and culture.
18-19th of September in Skellefteå
We were introduced to a method of competence-based and non-discriminative recruitment developed by the organisation Interfem. We discussed obstacles (closed networks, lack of job opportunities/competition, languages, validation of diplomas etc) coaching, career opportunities etc. Representative from the Employment agency participated in the full program and did also a presentation of their own to the CIs
Stockholm at Intercult premises the 16-17th of October
The content of the LPs was to raise the CI´s knowledge about migration and migrants/people with migrant background and to share experience in the group. We had to experts attending; researcher Hassan Sharif and Democracy-agent Barakat Ghebrehawariat knowledge about migration and migrants/people with migrant background and to share experience in the group. We had to experts attending; researcher Hassan Sharif and Democracy-agent Barakat Ghebrehawariat.
Human Rights-convent, MR-Dagarna, in Umeå the 13-15 th of November
The content of the LPs was to learn more about human rights and culture and discuss right based issues within our field and with the participating CI´s. The LP consisted of a series of seminars, where experts shared knowledge, examples, discussed current situation and debated.