The Association of European Movements (ATLME) situated in Barcelos, North Portugal is a national, nonprofit organisation which promotes and supports programmes in the frame of different European projects, based on international mobilities, international meetings emphasizing mutual interest, multiculturalism and interculturality.
The Association of European Movements (ATLME) aims to ensure a cohesive and dynamic space for cultural, social, and recreational programmes linked to a global dimension. One of the main objectives of The Association of European Movements (ATLME) is to increase intercultural dialogue and cooperation among European citizens focusing on human rights and equal opportunities, to raise awareness of active European citizenship, solidarity, tolerance and social inclusion.
The various activities of The Association of European Movements (ATLME) are carried out on local, national and international level addressing not only young people but also all members of the European society. Our objective is to cooperate with a range of organizations taking advantage of networks and partnerships of each others in order to develope common activities on the highest niveau.
All citizens, regardless of age, sex, profession, race and nationality can be members of ATLME. The Association of European Movements (ATLME) is an open door to new projects of all communities which would like to realize their ideas and their dreams.
Thus, the structure of our association is based on the joint work with human resources, for instance in the area of Education for Development. Our intension is to strengthen the bound of young people through realizing various activities such as organizing training courses, seminars, meetings, workshops, learning and leisure activities in the areas of sport and culture within the European mobility programmes such as Erasmus +, Youth in Action.
Due to intercultural mobilities, The Association of European Movements (ATLME) can provide appropriate environment for both for youngsters and all citizens regardless of age to become more critical, more reflective, innovative and creative. These facilitate their entrepreneurship and provide an important contribution to participate in active citizenship.
The Association Lusas Movimientos Europeus (ATLME) is a new association with its own profile and structure. The founder of the organization has extensive experience in the area of different European projects. He has been working as coordinator on earlier Comenius, Leonardo da Vinci and current Erasmus + programs for fifteen years.
All members of staff at the Lusas Lusas Movimientos Europeus (ATLME) are experienced persons, who have gained their experiences in other associations, being equal, dynamic, young, standing for constructive and future ideas.
The city where ATLME is based, called Barcelos, is in the north of Portugal with an excellent location that means it is close to the Atlantic Ocean and to the cities of Porto, Braga Guimarães, Viana do Castelo and quite close to the Spanish border.
In cooperation with secondary schools in Barcelos the association has been organizing and being involved in wide range of Erasmus projects the KA1, KA2, which are very successful.
He has experience in co-operating with European schools in receiving VET mobilities, organizing sports fields and other youth meetings.