Including migrants in emergency management: a course for local-level practitioners
The UN’s International Organisation for Migration (IOM), in collaboration with the Intercultural Cities Programme (ICC) and EUR-OPA Major Hazards Agreement of the Council of Europe, developed an online course to help practitioners at local level including migrants in emergency management.
Meeting of the Italian Network of Intercultural Cities
On 10-11 April the Italian Network of Intercultural Cities “ICC - Città del Dialogo” held its Annual Meeting in the beautiful city of Olbia, in Sardinia Region. Participating cities and the National Association of Italian Municipalities (ANCI) met to discuss and brainstorm about challenges and solutions for local authorities and citizens committed to live well and peacefully in diversity.
Intercultural Cities presented at the Seminar on “Migration and inclusion in the European Union”
A seminar to analyse migration and inclusion policies in the European Union with a focus on regional and municipal experiences took place in Valencia last 25-26 February. On that occasion, the intercultural inclusion approach promoted by the Council of Europe Intercultural Cities (ICC) programme was presented.
The role of education in supporting refugees’ integration - joint event in Strasbourg
The role of education in supporting the integration of refugees in their host societies was the topic of a roundtable organised by the Council of Europe, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the Intercultural City of Strasbourg on 1 March at the Strasbourg City Hall (Hôtel de Ville).
Intercultural experts visited the cities of Izhevsk and Kepez
Last February, Izhevsk (Russian Federation) and Kepez (Turkey) received ICC experts’ visits.
The aim of experts’ visits is to deepen the assessment of the community´s perception of diversity, representation in the local debate and decision-making of minority/migrants groups, spatial segregation issues, and the role of schools, religious communities, businesses and local media in fostering interaction between people with different cultural backgrounds.