Some cities are full members of the international network with privileged access to all international activities and dedicated expert support. Moreover, 8 national networks have been created – Australia, Italy, Morocco, Spain, Norway, Portugal, Ukraine and United Kingdom which increases outreach and impact.

International Network

The Intercultural cities programme enables network exchanges between cities, fosters the testing of new methodologies and stimulates policy innovation.


The Italian network is a system made of twenty-eight cities that collaborate on integration topics and on the governance policies for diverse communities.


The Moroccan Network of Intercultural Cities (RMCI) was set up in 2016 and now includes eleven municipalities from different regions of Morocco.


In 2010 it was proposed to form a network for matters of diversity and ethnic equality amongst the cities Oslo, Bergen, Drammen,Trondheim, Stavanger and Kristiansand.


The Portuguese network of Intercultural Cities (RPCI) was set up in 2012 and now includes 12 municipalities from different regions of Portugal.


The objective of the Spanish Intercultural cities network is to foster understanding of the challenges of cultural diversity among urban policy makers and civil society in Spanish cities.


The Ukrainian network of Intercultural Cities (ICC-UA) includes a group of cities that recognize the importance of the diversity advantage concept for the development of their communities.

United Kingdom

In 2019, the UK ICC International members agreed to collaborate and create a national network to further their intercultural work on a national level in 2020. The network will facilitate cross-council learning on intercultural issues and create a shared voice for councils to influence national government.

Intercultural Regions

Inspired by the Intercultural Cities Programme of the Council of Europe, the Intercultural Regions Network aims to provide a platform for regions to share knowledge, resources and experiences to promote intercultural integration at regional level.

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