Australasia Intercultural cities symposium

31 July 2019 Melton, Australia

The first Australasia Intercultural cities symposium will be held in Melton (greater Melbourne) on 31 July 2019. The Mayors of Ballarat, Melton and Maribyrnong, members of the Council of Europe’s Intercultural cities programme, the Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commissioner,...

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The importance of migrant entrepreneurship to local development

5 July 2019 Strasbourg, France

The Intercultural Cities (ICC) programme has launched a series of didactic and awareness videos addressing local governments wishing to evolve as intercultural municipalities. The videos give insights on how to adapt cities’ institutions and services to the needs of a diverse population by...

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Reykjavik discusses measures towards a more intercultural society

Reykjavik, Iceland

The City Council of Reykjavík and the Intercultural Council of Reykjavik held a joint meeting on 30 April to discuss issues that are important to immigrants. As an outcome, five proposals were presented concerning immigration issues. The first proposal was introduced by Jórunn Pála Jónasdóttir,...

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Expert visit to Kirklees

24-25 June 2019 Kirklees, United Kingdom

On 24-25 June the ICC will carry out an expert visit to Kirklees (United Kingdom), which joined the network at the end of 2018. A representative of the Council of Europe and and independent experts will meet Councillor Pandor, Leader of Kirklees Council, as well as Jacqui Gedman, Chief Executive...

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Refugees and diverse societies, which policies for the intercultural city?

20 June 2019

The Intercultural Cities (ICC) programme has launched a series of didactic and awareness videos addressing local governments wishing to evolve as intercultural municipalities. The videos give insights on how to adapt cities’ institutions and services to the needs of a diverse population by...

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ICC Expert visit to Dudelange

11-12 July 2019 Dudelange, Luxembourg

On 11-12 July the ICC programme will carry out an expert visit to Dudelange, one of the newest ICC member and the first city from Luxembourg to join the ICC network. The Head of the Intercultural Cities Unit and an independent expert will meet City officials, as well as a wide range of local...

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ICC Thematic Seminar on “Fighting discrimination and hate speech: is interculturalism the solution?”

18-19 June 2019 Turin, Italy

The Intercultural Cities (ICC) and the City of Turin (Italy) are pleased to announce that registrations are now opened for the 2019 ICC Thematic Seminar on “Fighting discrimination and hate speech: is interculturalism the solution?”. The seminar will take place in Turin on 18-19 June; it...

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Launch of the Intercultural Cities didactic videos

The Intercultural Cities (ICC) programme launches a series of didactic and awareness videos addressing local governments wishing to evolve as intercultural municipalities. The videos give insights on how to adapt cities’ institutions and services to the needs of a diverse population by...

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Working group on smart indicators for community cohesion actions

11-12 June 2019 Lublin, Poland

As part of their commitment to make diverse societies thrive, the cities member of the Intercultural Cities network are setting in place conditions and opportunities for positive, constructive and productive intercultural interaction. For this reason, they invest considerable resources into...

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3rd Inclusive Integration Policy Lab meeting

28-29 May 2019 Helsinki, Finland

Since November 2017, the so called “Inclusive Integration Policy Lab” has already held 3 meetings, seeing its membership constantly growing, so as the level of interest in the initiative. The last meeting was held in Helsinki, Finland, on 28 and 29 May, at the invitation of the Advisory Board for...

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