ERAPLE, the regional agency for the problems of migrant workers, maintains links with fellow countrymen abroad, and provides the protections foreseen by the ACLI movement.
It promotes initiatives and training sessions between the descendants of fellow countrymen abroad, offers, studies and promotes initiatives to foster the best possible employment conditions in Friuli Venezia Giulia in order to eliminate any constraints to emigrate from the region.
It aims at:
-operating in contact with Friulian emigrant workers to facilitate any possibility of final return to Friuli Venezia Giulia pursuing economic expansion of the areas particularly affected by emigration
-maintaining constant focus on migration, regional planning, the international role of the Friuli Venezia Giulia Region with special reference to its development and cooperation policies
-working for the improvement of social conditions of Friuli Venezia Giulia and emigrated and their families
-studying the socio-economic situation of the region to improve employment opportunities and living conditions in relation to the return of emigrants and their families, both in relation to the new immigration and emigration linked to enterprise mobility
-studying the specific aspects of the different countries of emigration
-promoting cultural, recreational and folkevents in order to promote closer links between the migrant workers and their families living in Friuli Venezia Giulia
-enhancing the popular traditions of the Friuli Venezia Giulia both abroad and in the region
-implementing initiatives to achieve the purposes described above, either directly or through its Aggregated Committees by means of the ACLI seats and their social services in the region and in the places of emigration
-providing assistance to migrant workers and their families, also to obtain benefits provided for by the current legislation.