Intercultural City Seminar in Tokyo

21 December 2018 Tokyo, Japan

The main audience are local government officials. This is the second seminar of its kind after Hamamatsu joined the Intercultural Cities network in November 2017. The first one was held in March 2018. Hamamatsu officials hope other Japanese cities will also join the network. During the seminar...

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Mexico did it again!


The recent reform of the National Planning Law in Mexico of March 2018 has included the intercultural perspective as a baseline for all policies and national programmes; this means that interculturality should be from now on a transversal national goal in the National Development Plan....

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URBAN CITIZENSHIP: Making places where everyone can belong

28-29 November 2018 Botkyrka, Sweden

Urban citizenship is not a new idea. Its root run deep in European history, when city states once held primacy. Only with the rise of nationhood did it fade from prominence but, in our new reality where global connectivity and mobility clash with exclusionary nativism, cities have been able to...

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Making migrant and refugee inclusion work in cities: CoE/UNHCR information meeting for Lithuania

22 November 2018 Vilnius, Lithuania

Co-organised by the Council of Europe and the UNHCR, an information meeting for Lithuanian municipal authorised was organised on 22 November in Vilnius, under the #withrefugees campaign. The meeting introduced the Intercultural city concept and approach to Lithuanian municipalities with a view to...

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Intercultural Cities UK Summit

20 November 2018 London Lewisham, United Kingdom

On 20th November 2018, Lewisham Council and ICC in the UK will hold a roundtable to showcase the work the Intercultural Cities Programme is doing internationally and explore how this is relevant to the UK context. The event will also formally welcome in three new ICC UK members. Over 13 London...

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Kepez joins the Intercultural Cities Network and becomes the 2nd ICC city in Turkey

The ICC Programme is happy to announce that the city of Kepez (Turkey) just joined the ICC network, bringing the total number of member cities to 127. Located at 25 km from Troy - one of the most prominent ancient cities – Kepez is growing and developing faster than other cities and town in...

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Greek municipalities participate in the first Intercultural Integration Academy

7-9 November 2018 Thessaloniki, Greece

On 7-9 November 2018, in Thessaloniki, the first Intercultural Integration Academy was held at the initiative of the Intercultural Cities programme of the Council of Europe and the Greek NGO Symbiosis. The Academy gathered representatives from the municipalities of Thessaloniki, Athens,...

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Intercultural Policing Training Course

13-15 November 2018 Limassol, Cyprus

Limassol Municipality, through its Intercultural Council and in cooperation with the Council of Europe and the Cyprus Police, successfully carried out a 3-day event on Intercultural Policing on 13th to 15th November 2018. The three-day workshop was held in the framework of implementing the...

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Gathering of Spanish Anti-Rumours cities

13-14 November 2018 Logroño, Spain

On 13 and 14 November the city of Logroño, hosted the 15th meeting of the Network of Intercultural Cities (RECI) and the 2nd meeting of the Anti-rumours Spanish cities, attended by over twenty Spanish municipalities to share experiences and analyse the advantages of diversity. The meetings...

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Conference on the role of cultural heritage in fostering community cohesion

13 November 2018 Strasbourg, France

It is widely recognised that cultural heritage can be a source and occasion to promote contact, exchanges and reciprocity between different stockholders and publics. This is particularly true when people engaging with heritage are not considered as passive consumers but as creators, distributors...

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