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HEKS/EPER is making a difference in the «Intercultural interpreting and mediation» in the region of Basel (both sides)

The programmes offered by the HEKS/EPER Basel Regional Office make a vital contribution to social cohesion and the inclusion of disadvantaged people in society. Through its advocacy work it promotes equal opportunity for all, irrespective of culture, religion, status and gender. Another important cause is the promotion of harmonious coexistence between migrants and locals. The Regional Office works closely with cantonal churches, regional and cantonal authorities as well as with private institutions.

HEKS/EPER in Basel-Stadt/Basel-Landschaft

Contact us:

HEKS/EPER Regional Office Basel (both sides)
Pfeffingerstrasse 41
P.O. Box
4002 Basel
Tel.:+41 61 367 94 00
Fax: +41 61 367 94 05
E-mail: basel@heks.ch


Head of the Regional Office:

Christine Giustizieri

Intercultural interpreting and mediation are indispensable if people are to understand one another across language and cultural divides. Intercultural interpreting enables patients, for example, to understand their doctor. Intercultural mediators for their part conduct workshops on health promotion or parent education. HEKS/EPER provides intercultural interpreters and intermediaries in the regions of Basel Stadt/Baselland as well as Aargau/Solothurn, and runs parent education projects with intercultural intermediaries, as well as basic and advanced training courses in intercultural interpreting and mediation.