Expert’s visit to Hamamatsu

5-6 October 2017 Hamamatsu, Japan

On 5-6 October the ICC will carry out an expert visit to Hamamatsu, Japan. A representative of the Council of Europe and an independent expert will meet the Mayor as well as city officials and a wide range of local stakeholders in order to make an in-depth "diagnosis" of the city's achievements...

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Study visit on the “Prevention of radicalisation through Intercultural Policies”

18-19 October 2017 Lyon, France

The Intercultural Cities Programme (ICC) and the City of Lyon (France) announce a study visit on “Prevention of radicalisation through intercultural policies”, that will take place on 18-19 October 2017. Study visits are one of the key peer-learning pillar of the ICC, enabling its members to...

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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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Patras LSG contributes to the consultation about the action plan within “ARRIVAL CITIES”

6 July 2017 Patras, Greece

Actively contributing to the consultation about the local action plan, Patras LSG members of “ARRIVAL CITIES” project, met on 6th July 2017. Emphasis was put on clarifying the main content of the draft skeleton of the action plan taking into account the URBACT program rules and similar related...

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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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