Reception, Management and Integration of Third Country Nationals

WELCOME is an EU funded project which aims to research and develop intelligent technologies for support of the reception and integration of migrants and refugees in Europe. WELCOME will offer a personalized and psychologically and socially competent solution for both migrants and refugees and public administrations. It will develop immersive and intelligent services, in which embodied intelligent multilingual agents will act as dedicated personalized assistants of migrants and refugees in contexts of registration, orientation, language teaching, civic education, and social and societal inclusion.

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26 Apr 2022

The article looks into different granularities of language used in the speech recognition task, how they perform, and the pros and cons of using each.

10 Mar 2022

Created from the interventions and discussions carried out during the second Joint Migration Policy Roundtable, the aim of the Handbook is to identify difficulties of the approaches to migrant and refugee integration currently carried out and propose policy recommendations on how to improve it within the EU.

25 Oct 2021

Nowadays Virtual Agents such as chatbots are used in a daily basis and we are used in a way to have them in our lives. The WELCOME project is using this technology to develop an Application that can help migrants and refugees to adapt better into their hosting society. But, how does this technology work and how can we use it to make the lives of migrants and refugees easier? This article explores how virtual agents can change the game in this field.


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I am a migrant or refugee

I am member of a public administration or an NGO

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