Arabic-language guided tours of Berlin museums; intercultural glass workshops, since 2016

Where
Germany
When
2020
Who
Multaka: Treffpunkt Museum; Berlin Glas e.V.
This measure was reported by civil society.
Describe the main features of the measure/initiative: 
Main aims: Helping refugees access and experience museums in Berlin; increasing intercultural creativity; enabling exchange Target groups: A) Guided tours: Arabic-speaking refugees B) Workshops: anyone living in the city Expected results: A) Offering guided tours by refugees for refugees in Berlin museums; enabling new arrivals to experience museums and their objects; attempting to reconcile past and present B) Setting up workshops to encourage mutual awareness of diverse cultural backgrounds among new arrivals and Berlin locals; establishing knowledge transfer in both directions between locals and new arrivals
What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the measure/initiative?: 
A) Arabic-speaking tour guides trained for four Berlin museums; numerous Arabic-language guided tours of four Berlin museums performed regularly and successfully since 2016; new visitor groups able to experience the objects displayed in the museums B) Participants at seven glass-blowing workshops in 2018 able to experience the shared historical and cultural connections between Syria, Iraq and Germany
Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)
Design
Visual Arts