Across the EU, European citizens are facing increasing restrictions to their free movement rights, from personal attacks and deportations to bureaucratic obstacles to accessing their rights. As part of the project ACT for Free Movement, the European Alternatives are seeking dedicated activists from across Europe for training on how to campaign against restrictions to the free movement of European Citizens.
The training will focus on:
Following the training, to take place in Warsaw, London and Madrid in September, October and January respectively, activists will have the opportunity to apply for small grants to join the project and roll out their campaigns in localities across Europe.
To achieve the project goals of countering negative trends against the rights of mobile EU citizens and building public awareness and political support for free movement in the EU, ECAS will develop an interactive guide to good practices in Member States, submit a series of super-complaints against Member States that are preventing EU citizens from exercising their free movement rights and advocate for a maximal implementation of the Citizenship Directive.
ECAS’ partners in the project are the European Alternatives, Gothenburg Rescue Mission, EU Rights Clinic, Krytyka Polityczna and The Good Lobby. The project is funded by the European Programme for Integration and Migration (EPIM).
Find out more about the training here
The deadline for applications is July 2 2017