The city of Modena (Italy) joins the Intercultural Cities Network

18 February 2019 Strasbourg, France

On 18th February the city of Modena (Italy) has joined the Council of Europe’s Intercultural Cities Network, becoming its 135th member. As of today, the Italian city of Modena becomes the 135th municipality to take part in the Intercultural Cities programme, after the Mayor signed the agreement...

Read More

ICC Expert visit to Izhevsk

19-20 February 2019 Izhevsk, Russian Federation

On 19-20 February the ICC will carry out an expert visit to Izhevsk (Russian Federation), one of the cities that piloted the intercultural cities concept, back in 2008. A representative of the Council of Europe and an independent experts will meet the Mayor and other city officials, as well as a...

Read More

(anglais seulement)

ICEI is the new technical Coordinator of the Italian Network “Cities of Dialogue”

31 January 2019

As of January 2019 ICEI – Istituto Cooperazione Economica Internazionale, has been appointed Coordinator of the Italian Network “Città del Dialogo” (Cities of Dialogue), belonging to the Intercultural Cities Programme (ICC) of the Council of Europe. The Italian Network currently includes 27...

Read More

More than 2000 residents of Ukrainian ICC cities answer the ICC Citizenship Test

In 2018, the ICC team designed an Intercultural Citizenship Test aiming to assess citizens’ knowledge and awareness on human rights, their intercultural competences, their perception of diversity as an advantage, as well as their willingness to act in an intercultural way. Following...

Read More

Intercultural City Seminar in Tokyo attracted 40 local government officials

21 December 2018 Tokyo, Japan

Approximately 40 local government officials from over 20 Japanese municipalities attended the seminar. The first speaker was an official of the Immigration Bureau of the Ministry of Justice, who spoke about the Japanese government’s new policy to admit low-skilled foreign workers starting as of...

Read More

Neukölln publishes "Normalising Integration - Living together in an intercultural metropolis"

18 December 2018

"Normalising Integration - Living together in an intercultural metropolis" is both a comprehensive policy document and a set of principles of good governance that the district of Neukölln has adopted as an intercultural city. The concept was developed in a participative process including the...

Read More

Montreal unveils its first immigration action plan to help newcomers integrate

18 December 2018

Entitled Montréal inclusive, the 3-year action plan unveiled on 5 December by the mayor of Montreal Valérie Plante, together with Magda Popeanu, Vice-Chair of the Executive Committee of the City of Montreal, came about following consultations with immigrants and those who work with immigrants,...

Read More

Erlangen launches Blick & Klick, a photo competition for migrants

The city of Erlangen is as diverse as the people who move around within it. The photo competition of Blick & Klick – Erlangen through the eyes of its migrated residents“ invited individuals from outside of Germany now living in Erlangen to send in photos describing why the city of Erlangen gives...

Read More

International Migrants Day: mayors of intercultural cities programme join voices for inclusion and diversity

18 December 2018 Strasbourg, France

On the occasion of the International Migrants Day, mayors of the Council of Europe Intercultural Cities programme (ICC), which brings together over 130 cities around the world, speak about their initiatives for more inclusive societies in an online campaign. Also today, Madrid (Spain), Dudelange...

Read More

2nd ICC Experts’ visit to Donostia San Sebastian

The mayor of Donostia / San Sebastian, Eneko Goia, on behalf of the entire City Council, has welcomed the delegation and opened the public session which included the presentations of the Intercultural Cities programme, the work of the City Council's technical officers and the best practices of...

Read More

Social media Social media