Itaka Training is an organization founded in 2015, and it is based in Southern Italy. Itaka was funded in order to address the issues deriving from the ongoing emergency in the area especially the reception of refugees but also the huge unemployment rate both in young and adults.The organisation is particularly sensitive to migration related issues such as the difficulties migrants face once they reach Italy, integration problems or lack of adequate assistance. Being located in the Calabria region which is one of the first landing points for migrants coming to Europe from Africa and the Middle East, the staff of the organisation has been dealing with emergency situations and with immigration related issues for a long time.Since its foundation Itaka training has been an hub that have attracted professionals from all over Europe to Calabria in order to share skills, working methods and practices in the field of migration. Itaka training has encouraged academics, teachers, managers, local authorites and practitioners from Germany, Greece, Spain, UK , Poland, Portugal, Turkey, Sweden, to come together and share best practices on social inclusion, tolerance, democracy and so on. Itaka Training has delivered several courses on topics related ot migration, asylum seeking, and social inclusion.Among its partners, they can count on big organisations such as Kings College London, UCL, Oxford Brookes University, Incoma, Inter Alia, Stand by me Lesvos and so on with with they have been cooperating for the last few years forthe organization of several joint training event both in Calabria and across Europe.Itaka has also created a national consortium made up of organizations from local authorities, to SMEs, schools, NGOs, civil societies that aim at creating stronger, greener and sustainable communities as well as to promote rural development, digital inclusion, and tackling fake news.