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EMSIV – new Erasmus+ Project kick off; synergy with MOTIVE Project

In the framework of new Erasmus+ Project “Empowerment of Ethnic Minority Students in Vietnam” – EMSIV it was presented by Hanoi University staff members the main results of the MOTIVE project. In particular, were presented the main results of the comparative Graduates employment surveys carried out during the project implementation persiond and the portal Higher Education Institutions Center for Graduates tracking. The Vietnamese partners appreciated the synergies between the two Erasmus plus initiatives. The EMSIV Project organized the kick of meeting in Bologna, on 12-13 of March 2024. The new project has as objectives: empower students belonging to ethnic minorities; provide a picture of their perception of discrimination; analyse the view the labour market on these groups; provide university staff and students with EU best practices for enhancing employability and recommendations for their transferability to the local contexts; implement capacity-transfer to HEI academic staff by creating synergies and by strengthening the links with the business sector and with private or public organisations active in the fields of education, training and youth; promote the commitment of employers, policy makers and training institutions  – sensitize those stakeholders in providing more opportunities to ethnic minority youth; raise the awareness of civil society, stakeholders and policy makers on the issue of ethnic minority students’ inclusion in society and into the labour market. The Project has as partners from Europe AlmaLaurea Interuniversity Consortium, University of Insubria and Polytechnic of Porto, while from Vietnam has 4 higher education institutions (Hanoi University, Thai Nguyen University, Tay Nguyen University and Nha Trang University), as representative of business world  the Management Board of Hanoi Industrial Zones and Processing & Export Areas as well as from the non-governmental community, the Agriculture and Forestry Research & Development  Center for Moutainous Region. The Consortium of EMSIV Project represents an additional brick in the sustainability actions of MOTIVE Project.