Intercultural Cities Side event at PACE Summer Session

Urban policies for the inclusive integration of migrants

28 June 2017, 1 p.m. Strasbourg, Palais de l’Europe, Room 5

How can integration policies implemented by cities contribute to a better inclusion of migrants at national level? The side event organised by the Intercultural Cities Division on “Urban policies for the inclusive integration of migrants” showcased innovative ways of dealing with the challenges...

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1st gathering of Spanish Anti-rumours cities

22 June 2017 Barcelona, Spain

On 22 June the RECI, Anti-Rumours Global, and the Barcelona City Council –within the framework of the Intercultural cities programme- will organise in Barcelona the first gathering of Spanish Anti-rumours cities 22 in Barcelona, with the aim of sharing and discussing the challenges, the...

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The Intercultural Cities team celebrates the World Refugee Day

20 June 2017

The Intercultural Cities team joins its members in celebrating 20th June as the World Refugee Day, to encourage governments and member states to work together for improving the protection of the rights of refugees and asylum seekers that reach Europe after feeling under threat in their own...

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Workshop on Human Rights in the Intercultural City

14-15 June 2017 Oslo, Norway

Intercultural cities strive to ensure conditions that enable individuals and groups to live together in their diversity, develop a sense of community and belonging, and allow the expression of pluralism, tolerance and broadmindedness, all hallmarks of a democratic society. The intercultural...

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ICC Strategy development in Vinnytsa, ICC-Ukraine

22-23 May 2017 Vinnytsa, Ukraine

An Intercultural cities Strategy training was organised on May 22-23 2017 following Vinnytsa’s 10th anniversary of the Europe’s Day celebration. The Europe’s Day tradition was established by the former Vinnytsa’s Mayor and the current Prime Minister of Ukraine Mr. Volodymyr Groysman and is...

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Side Event: “Urban policies for the inclusive integration of migrants”

28 June 2017 Strasbourg, France

How can inclusive integration policies of cities contribute to a better management of migration at national level? The side event on “Urban policies for the inclusive integration of migrants” will take place during the Summer Session of the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly (PACE), and...

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Urban policies for inclusive integration and diversity advantage

Join the Intercultural Cities 2017 Milestone Event

28-29 November 2017 Lisbon, Portugal

Draft agenda >> Engage in a debate with Mayors about the most innovative and successful approaches to managing urban cultural diversity and the intercultural approach to social integration across Europe and worldwide. Help design solutions to urban challenges in dialogue with diverse residents...

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The Intercultural Cities programme welcomes Mechelen as its 120th member city

8 June 2017 Strasbourg, France

The Intercultural Cities programme is pleased to welcome the city of Mechelen (Belgium) which becomes its 120th member. One of Flanders' prominent cities of historical art, Mechelen is a highly diverse town, with 132 nationalities and 30% of citizens with a migrant background. With an explicit...

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First expert visit to Klaksvik

1-2 June 2017 Klaksvik, Faroe Islands

On 1 and 2 June, the Intercultural Cities Programme will carry out the first expert visit to Klaksvik, a municipality located up in the north of the Faroe Islands, characterised by a deep-rooted spirit of cooperation and community. A rather small but very diverse city (approximately 121 foreign...

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Intercultural cities: good practice now online

The Intercultural city aims at building its policies and identity on the explicit acknowledgement that diversity can be a resource for the development of the society. The first step is the adoption (and implementation) of strategies that facilitate positive intercultural encounters and exchanges,...

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