The Municipality of Loures and the Center for International Studies of ISCTE (CEI-IUL), in cooperation with the portuguese non-governmental organization AidGlobal, organized the training course for civil servants from November 2016 to March 2017. The training course lasted 40 hours and was divided into 10 sessions.
The aim of the training was to raise awareness and sensitivity to issues related to Migrations, Development and Human Rights and to encourage participants to act, in their daily life and within the different professional activities, accordingly to the values of the topics addressed.
Technicians from different departments and other public institutions of the Municipality of Loures and from the Municipality of Ourém attended the initiative.
Members of the Portuguese Refugee Council, migrants and an expert on migrations also participated in the training course, sharing their knowledge and experiences.