Partners - Espyproject


Diputación de Málaga (España)


The aim of this public body is to work with the municipalities and local organisations in the province in order to search a sustained social and economic development for Málaga. The range of activities implemented by Diputación Provincial de Málaga includes all aspects of public service: Tourism, Culture, Social welfare and Employment, Youth, Sports, Environment, etc.


Within the Diputación Provincial de Málaga, the Department of European Resources, working together with other departments, aims to promote local development according to the guidelines established by European programmes, in collaboration with international partners and the financial aid of European Institutions.


Employment Service and Social Services act as a catalyst for job creation by giving training to unemployed men and women and providing them with the qualifications and experience that they need to participate on the job market. Its coordinated and integrated strategy implements any other activity that leads to the creation of jobs. The service has the following fundamental strategic guidelines: Learning; education and training for employment; employability; socially responsible territories, social services attending.

Tipperary County Council (Irlanda)


Tipperary County Council is the authority responsible for local government in County Tipperary, Ireland. It came into operation on 3 June 2014 after the 2014 local elections. It is a merger of North Tipperary County Council and South Tipperary County Council under the provisions of the Local Government Reform Act 2014.

Universidad de Málaga (España)


The University of Málaga (UMA), through its Department of Social Psychology, Social Anthropology, Social Work and Social Services, with the participation of expert researchers with an extensive professional background in the evaluation and proposal of public policies, will be the partner in charge of the evaluation protocol of the Social Policy Experimentation to verify the results obtained and enable their transfer and replication.

Regional Development Fund of East Macedonia and Thrace (Grecia)


East Macedonia and Thrace is one of the thirteen administrative regions of Greece. It consists of the north eastern parts of the country. The cultural status of the region and conventionalism mainly lead young people to early school leaving and usually help in the family rural business. The economic activity is mainly restricted to traditional agricultural cultivation like tobacco production or cattle-breeding.

Union of the Social Professional Organisations (3Sz) (Hungary)


The Union of the Social Professional Organisations (3Sz) was established in 1995 as an umbrella organisation with the support of PHARE Social Policy Development Program. The aim was – and still is – to strengthen the voice of civil society in Hungarian social-policy. Their most important task is to represent and defend the interests of social profession by monitoring the work and life conditions of field-workers and by developing the Code of Ethics for social work.


The organization has always co-operated – whenever it is possible – with national and local government agencies as well, providing background information and policy statements. By now there are ten member organisations of the Union, through which they reach appr. 2000 people working on social field.

Provincia Regionale di Siracusa (Italia)


The competences of the Italian Province of Syracuse include Economic Development Policies, European Programmes and Social Policies. The European Office of the Province undertakes initiatives to stimulate job creation in the territory with the aim to encourage the setting up of new businesses regarding the agriculture, the cultural activities, the craftsmanship, the services and the technological innovation.

Agencia de Desenvolvimento Regional do Alentejo, S.A. ADRAL (Portugal)


ADRAL is the Development Agency of the Portuguese Region of Alentejo. One of its major tasks is the co-operation with the local, regional, national and international actors, promoting common initiatives by implementing projects and transnational activities. ADRAL works in the following areas of intervention:


  • Regional studies and economic information

  • Territorial marketing

  • Economic promotion and entrepreneurship

  • Technical assistance to public administration

  • Consultancy services

  • Training

  • Innovation and ICT