Update on the Cypriot regional intercultural networks

9 April 2024 Cyprus

The five regional intercultural networks in Cyprus held their first 2024 network meetings in March. The networks of municipal and community representatives, volunteers, NGOs, and migrants from the districts gathered to discuss the implementation of activities from their 2024-2027 intercultural...

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New policy analysis on interculturality for Melton (Australia)

5 April 2024 Strasbourg, France

The Council of Europe’s Intercultural Cities (ICC) Programme provides assistance to public authorities willing to implement the intercultural integration approach in communities with culturally diverse populations. The members of the programme commit to reviewing their governance, policies,...

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Council of Europe ICC expert visit to Riga

19 march 2024

On 19-20 March 2024, experts from the Council of Europe’s Intercultural Cities (ICC) Programme are visiting Riga, the first Latvian city that joined the ICC Network. A member of the Council of Europe Secretariat General and an independent ICC expert are meeting the Deputy Mayor, city officials,...

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Media & Communication Training for Finnish municipalities

11-12 March 2024 Helsinki, Finland

A two-day training on media & communication was conducted under the EU / CoE Joint Project on “Building an inclusive integration approach in Finland” on 11-12 March 2024 in Helsinki. Representatives of the municipalities participating in the project (Hämeenlinna, Kuopio, Tampere, Turku, Vaasa and...

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A new manual on equality data collection to tackle systemic discrimination

12 March 2024 Strasbourg, France

Systemic discrimination is not immediately visible and is rarely the result of specific intent. Yet, it drives entrenched disadvantage and inequality for many groups in society. As this is a complex phenomenon to identify, the collection and analysis of equality data are indispensable. Resulting...

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UPDATED - Call for proposals for inter-city grants 2024

23 february 2024

The Council of Europe announces a Call for proposals for inter-city grants 2024 in the framework of the Intercultural Cities (ICC) Programme. The grants to be awarded aim at assisting ICC Programme members (exclusively) to kick-off innovative projects and methodologies in areas of priority...

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Finnish translation of the Model Framework for an Intercultural Integration Strategy at the National Level

15 February 2024 Strasbourg, France

The Council of Europe’s Model Framework for an Intercultural Integration Strategy at the National Level was translated into Finnish within the European Union/Council of Europe joint project “Building an inclusive integration approach in Finland”. The Model Framework serves as a tool for...

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ICC national networks – Release of their 2023 annual reports

5 February 2024 Strasbourg, France

The Intercultural Cities (ICC) Programme is happy to announce the publication of the yearly reports of the ICC National Networks of Italy (Città del Dialogo), Portugal (RPCI), Spain (RECI) and Ukraine (ICC-UA). The annual reports inform about the progress of ICC national coalitions of cities,...

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Publication of the report of the Annual meeting of Intercultural Cities coordinators 2023

29 January 2023 Strasbourg, France

Cities which are members of the international Intercultural Cities (ICC) Network regularly hold coordination meetings once a year to take stock of achievements, put forward new challenges, and prepare the next programme of work with a view to further developing the ICC Network and the...

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Analysis of the Finnish practice in multilevel governance

25 January 2024 Strasbourg, France

A report entitled “Review of Current Practices in Multi-Level Governance in Finland”, which gives an overall picture of multilevel governance in the field of integration, good relations and interculturality in Finland, was published within the European Union/Council of Europe joint project...

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