Uaná Refugees Training and Workforce Development Program

Uaná Refugees Training and Workforce Development Program

  • Overview

    Vision / description

    The Uaná Refugees Training and Workforce Development project is a program focused on work with immigrants and refugees. The purpose is to offer a new start to the newly arrived and to form leaders who are able share their knowledge and contribute to strengthening the local economy.

    Project objectives

    -Empowering immigrants and refugees through professional and personal development
    -Workforce development and reinsertion in the labor market
    -Networking opportunities


    Immigrants and refugees living in Curitiba and metropolitan area (Brazil) will benefit from this project

    Current progress

    The program is divided into five modules. The modules will address issues relevant to the social and economic inclusion of participants, such as personal and professional development, entrepreneurship, leadership and the labor market.

    Project URL

    Sustainable Development Goals

    1. No poverty; 4. Quality education; 5. Gender equality; 8. Decent work and economic growth; 9. Industry, innovation and infrastructure; 10. Reduced inequalities; 12. Responsible consumption and production; 16. Peace, justice and strong institutions; 17. Partnerships for the goals

    Partnership types of interest

    Advocacy of global issues

    Regions / countries / territories

    Americas: Brazil

    Detailed location

    Curitiba – State of Paraná

    Issue areas

    Education; Gender Equality; Human Rights; Human Trafficking; Indigenous Peoples; Peace; Persons with Disabilities; Poverty; Principle 1; Principle 2; Rule of Law; Women's Empowerment


    Existing partners

    Linyon – Integration School

    Stakeholders consulted

    Academia; Civil Society groups; Minority groups; Women; Youth

    Preferred partner organisation(s)

    Business Association Global; Business Association Local; Company; Public Sector Organization; Small or Medium-sized Enterprise

    Collective Action
    • This initiative has a potential for scalability.
    • This initiative is seeking additional partners.
    • This initiative respects all dimensions of sustainable development.
    • This initiative is not submitted with commercial intent.