High Commission for Migrations (ACM) – Intermediary Body for the Operational Program Human Potential (POPH)

Delegation of competences of the Operational Program Human Potential (POPH) at the High Commission for Migrations (ACM), as an intermediary body. The High Commission for Migrations (ACM) has a mission cooperate in conceiving, execution and evaluating public policies, transversal and sectorial, relevant to integrate immigrants and ethnic minorities as well as the promotion of dialogue between several cultures, ethnics and religions. The ACM has, in its attributions, the promotion of learning the Portuguese language and knowledge of the Portuguese culture by the immigrant, in view of a better integration in the Portuguese society.

The Strategic Plan for Migrations (PEM), approved in the Resolution of the Council of Ministers nr. 12-B/2015 of 20th of March and coordinated by encompasses, in its turn, the importance of learning the language as a factor of integration in the hosting society.

In partnership with public and private entities, the ACM develops a set of services targeted to immigrants, allowing a daily and privilege contact with this population.

The ACM also has a competence boosting networks of partners and projects of social intervention, namely, articulating with Association representative of immigrants and their descendants, to whom ACM render technical and financial support to execute their activities, promoting the recognition of representativeness.

The application of delegate competences to ACM, with regards to the Typology of Intervention “Training in Portuguese Language for Foreigners”, will allow, in this way, the increase of information in view of a total participation of the recipients of that Typology of Intervention

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