The partners of the project in Luxembourg:
ACEB - Black Djembé - CCAB/IER - CHEM - CILA - Comité Spencer - Culture et Solidarité - CVED - FAAL - GACV - Gouye Gui - Iliri - Iranyar - Soundiata - COPAS - EFJ - EGCA - Syvicol - Ville de Luxembourg
ACEB (Associations des Cultures et d’Entraide Bantoues):
(Association of Bantu Cultures and Mutual Aid)
The role of the association is to promote relations and connections between Bantus. It was created in 1995 to:
- Facilitate dialogue and the exchange of information between different Bantu communities from all races,
- Encourage improved intercultural and interethnic relations,
- Promote all new projects in this regard.
The association’s objective are to:
- bring together persons of all nationalities who wish to collaborate in sporting, recreational and cultural activities,
- promote sporting, recreational and cultural activities for adults and children,
- promote activities which promote understanding of Luxembourg and the cultures of members’ countries of origin in general,
- create or enlarge welcome, support, cultural expression and sporting structure for these persons and associations,
- encourage contact between foreigners and locals,
- promote the social and civil training of its members in order to contribute to their harmonious integration and participation in public life,
- fight against all forms of racism and xenophobia.
CCAB/IER (Comité de Coordination des Associations Bosniaques/Institut d’Enseignement et de Recherche):
CCAB – Comité de Coordination des Associations Bosniaques (Bosnian Association Coordination Committee)
The CCAB is responsible for coordinating work amongst Bosnian associations concerning the representation and defence of interests of the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Bosnian community in Luxembourg.
The Institut d’Enseignement et de Recherche (Teaching and Research Institute) aims to contribute to the promotion of the Muslim cultural tradition and the multiculturalism of Bosnians.
CILA (Centre Interculturelluxembourgeoise-albanaise)
Created in January 2002 within the “Organisation Capverdienne du Luxembourg asbl” (Cape Verdean Organisation of Luxembourg), the Comité Spencer asbl today has around thirty active members, mostly young persons of Cape Verdean origin, and a large number of supporting members.
On January 30th 2005, the Comité Spencer became a non-profit association. The objectives of the Comité Spencer are:
- promotion of the culture and traditions of Cape Verde in Luxembourg
- raising awareness against youth violence in Luxembourg
- increasing awareness against racism and all forms of discrimination
- realising cultural and social projects which encourage the integration of young people of Cape Verdean origin into Luxembourg society
- developing projects which reduce school drop-outs by young people of Cape Verdean origin
COPAS (Confédération des Organismes Prestataires d’Aides et des Soins):
The Confédération des Organismes Prestataires d'Aides et de Soins (Confederation of Aid and Care Provision Organisations) defends the interests of its members, which represent almost all care and retirement homes, institutions for persons with disabilities, day centres, home help networks and non-hospital psychiatry services in Luxembourg.
Culture et Solidarité asbl:
The goal of this association is to fight against the isolation and social exclusion of residents in the Gare-Est neighbourhood. The association organises integration activities for the neighbourhood’s population, such as French and Luxemburgish classes, yoga, silk painting, knitting, etc.
The association takes part in several community activities such as Culture Workshops, the Migration Festival, etc.
CVED (Cap-Vert Espoir et Développement):
(Cape Verde Hope and Development)
CVED is a youth association created in 2005, which has passed the trial phase and is in the throes of development. Its projects and objectives in Cape Verde:
- Contributing to socio-economic development
- Supporting the educational programme
- Participation in conserving the environment
EFJ (Entente des Foyers de Jour asbl)
L'Entente des Foyers de Jour asbl (Association of Day Centres), association for the management of educational supervision structures for children, was founded in 1981 and covers around fifty associations and municipalities working in Luxembourg.
EGCA (Entente des Gestionnaires des Centres d'Accueil):
EGCA – Entente des Gestionnaires des Centres d’Accueil a.s.b.l. (association for managers of reception centres) is a grouping of private organisations which manage a wide range of social structures for children and young people, for women, for persons with disabilities and for persons in need in Luxembourg. In addition to defending the professional interests of these organisations and negotiations with trade unions concerning CCT SAS collective employment agreements, EGCA manages several services such as the Permanent Secretariat of the CNAP- Commission nationale d'arbitrage en matière de placements (national commission of recruitment arbitration), the Accounting and Salaries Service, the “Substitutes” Service and the Documentation, Information and Communication Service.
FAAL (Fédération des Associations Africaines au Luxembourg):
The Federation of African Associations in Luxembourg is an embryonic project of for African unity in Luxembourg. It is a contact between the Luxembourg public authorities and African associations for harmonious integration.
Tél: +352 27 12 54 53 / +352 621 224 648
Adresse: 67, Rue Adolphe Fischer L-1520 Luxembourg
GACV (Grupo d’Amizade Cabo-verdiana):
The purpose of the association Grupo Amizade Caboverdiana is to promote Cape Verdean culture and organise literacy courses for Cape Verdeans and other Portuguese speakers.
Tél: 26 19 62 16
adresse 19, rue Michel Welter L-2730 Luxembourg
GOUYE GUI (Association des Sénégalais du Luxembourg):
GOUYE GUI is a non profit organisation for mutual aid and solidarity created to encourage the integration of the Senegalese community into Luxembourg society, through participation in the cultural, social and community life of Luxembourg.
ILIRI a.s.b.l. is an association created in 2003 by Albanian, Kosovan, Luxembourg and other nationals. The principal aim of the association is to encourage the integration of Albanian immigrants in Luxembourg, through various activities: presentation of Albanian culture, promotion of Luxembourg culture, sporting activities, activities for young people, etc.
IRANYAR is a purely cultural association, with no political, religious or ideological leaning.
It aims to enable Iranians to rediscover and revive their culture and language, by organising Persian language courses and cultural events.
The association’s purpose is to enable exploration of Iranian art and culture so that better mutual understanding brings people together beyond borders.
The association’s aim is to promote, in Africa and in Benelux:
- support for African communities in their efforts for organisation and development;
- promotion of mutually beneficial relationships of friendship and cooperation between Africa and Benelux;
- support for self-managed development projects, by supporting development NGOs and local initiatives and participating in suitable technology transfers;
- helping African young people to fulfil their potential in their environment of origin.
Syvicol is the Syndicat des Villes et Communes Luxembourgeoises (Association of Luxembourg towns and communes). Its purpose is to safeguard and defend the general and joint interests of its members.
Ville de Luxembourg
The city of Luxembourg, capital of the country, provides many services (information, medical, education, psycho-social, etc.) to its approximately 85,500 residents, aimed at meeting citizens’ needs. For example, we could mention the Bierger-Center (Citizens’ Welcome Centre) which aims to give citizens of the city, and those who wish to become citizens, the possibility of carrying out all sorts of administrative formalities in a single location.
It also manages public services relating to transport, infrastructure and the environment, among others.