International Day Against Racial Discrimination

21 March 2018

In a European context more and more dominated by identity politics, fears, xenophobia, populism and hatred, there are more and more cities that defend the idea of a positive management of diversity as a key factor for the development of cohesive and sustainable societies. Supported by the Council...

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Citizenship as an active agent in the fight against discrimination - Celebration of the International Day Against Racial Discrimination

21 March 2018 Bilbao, Spain

The event will include a public presentation of the Council of Europe "Anti-rumours handbook", and promote its key principles in the local implementation of cities' inclusion strategies. It will also be the occasion to gather and showcase first-hand knowledge on good practices from municipalities...

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Call for tenders for the provision of Consultancy Services in the area of Intercultural Cities and Inclusive Integration

Deadline: 21 March 2018

The Intercultural Cities (ICC) is a capacity-building and policy development programme developed by the Council of Europe to support local authorities to design inclusive integration policies and strategies based on the application of a diversity management model called Intercultural Integration...

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Living together in inclusive democracies: how can the intercultural approach promote participation in diverse societies?

26-27 April 2018 Tenerife, Spain

Participation is a core principle of human rights and a condition for effective democratic citizenship for all people. Active citizenship is also one of the goals of Intercultural policies that aim at enhancing participation of the whole community as a mean to build greater inclusion. Local...

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The Municipality of Braga celebrates today the 2nd anniversary of its membership to the Portuguese National Intercultural Cities Network (RPCI)

16 March 2018 Braga, Portugal

Located in the historical and cultural Minho Province, Braga is one of the 12 Portuguese members of the Intercultural cities network. Braga joined the Portuguese National Intercultural Network (RPCI) two years ago and since it implements the C4i - Communication for Integration - project, based on...

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Working meeting of the “Collaboratory on Social Innovation”

14-16 March 2018 Brussels, Belgium

The “Collaboratory on Social Innovation” is an informal initiative launched by the Government of Canada, ICC, the Red Cross, and . At the Milestone event the Collaboratory met again and shared thoughts with ICC cities. On that occasion, ten ICC members agreed to act as pilot...

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Training on Migration, Diversity and Interculturalism in Rabat (Morocco)

6-9 March 2018 Rabat, Morocco

On 6th – 9th March Mr Ricard Zapata, Professor at Universitat Pompeu Fabra of Barcelona and Council or Europe Intercultural Cities Experts, delivered a training organised by IOM on "Migration, Diversity and Interculturalism" for the students of the Master in Media and Migration in the Superior...

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Consultation meeting in Patras for IAP and project dissemination event 2018

22 February 2018 Patras, Greece

Finalising Patras Integrated Action Plan (IAP) and organising the dissemination event for presenting it, were the main topics of the consultation meeting of representatives local stakeholders that took place on 22nd February 2018. The meeting is part of the implementation of ARRIVAL CITIES...

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Barcelona celebrates the International Mother Language Day

22 February 2018 Barcelona, Spain

On Thursday, 22 February the citizens of Barcelona will enjoy a full day of experiences through diverse languages. In the framework of the International Mother Language Day, Barcelona has organised a whole day to hear the voices of people from diverse cultural background, who will share their...

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After 8 years of engagement with Intercultural cities, México includes interculturalism in the National Development Plan

16 February 2018 Mexico City, Mexico

On 29 November 2017, during the Lisbon Milestone Event celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Council of Europe’s Intercultural Cities Programme, an announcement was made that the Mexican Chamber of Deputies voted a reform of the National Development Plan to incorporate interculturalism in all...

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