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Siham Benmammar, Forum des Minorités, on the occasion of the EESC conference on Integrating immigrants in regions and cities - avenues for cooperation between civil society and local and regional authorities Conference in Valencia, Spain on 30.03.2011

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  • Towards Integration – A City Framework
  • Towards Integration – A City Framework “ Towards Integration A City Framework a whole city approach to integration. “ While management of immigration is a matter for government, integration is a responsibility which falls on the city and its network of agencies.”
  • The Vision Towards Integration – A City Framework “ Dublin City is a city of welcome, that creates trust, appreciation and protection for all its people and all its communities. A city that consciously celebrates diversity .”
  • Towards Integration – A City Framework
    •    Promotes e quality
    •    Prevents r acism, exclusion, restriction or preference
    • Promotes i nterculturalism, interaction, understanding and integration
    • Promotes h uman r ights
    • Prevents p overty
    The Principles
  • Integration Framework Towards Integration – A City Framework
    • outlines the context of migration and settlement patterns in the city for the first time.
    • sets a starting point to encourage all partners/ stakeholders at city level, to take ownership of integration,
    • . It consolidates research and information and draws on evolving national policy, European principles on integration and the experience of cities with a migration history.
    • It sets out a policy framework and a template for actions
  • Towards Integration – A City Framework
  • Towards Integration – A City Framework Implementation of the framework supported in particular through-: Office for Integration (OFI) which has been established within the City Council to promote, develop and co-ordinate integration policy. A Declaration on Integration by leaders of state and city organisations signed off in City Hall on 29 th May 2008 establishing a pact on integration at city level. A Charter of Commitment by Dublin City Council as the lead agency to be the key driver for integration in partnership with all stakeholders Initiating dialogue and co-operation at city and local level with migrant networks and NGOs. Building supports and capacity of ethnic led organisations to assist full participation in economic, social, cultural and political life of the city. Monitoring and development of indicators on integration at city level.
  • Towards Integration – A City Framework Office for Integration (OFI) Lead role / profile of City Council on integration policy Creating strategic alliances and synergies with networks and stakeholders Initiating programmes maximising funding allocations Developing sharing knowledge and competence Communicating issues integration/immigration Mainstreaming
  • Towards Integration – A City Framework
    • City Integration Platforms
    • Political
    • Intercultural dialogue
    • Ethnic Entrepreneurship
    • Sports& Integration
    • Inter Faith City Forum (EIF)
    • Civic Participation Dublin Region(EIF)
    • Shared Resource Centre
    • Representation Policy Committees
    • Funding Support
  • Towards Integration – A City Framework ONE CITY ONE PEOPLE As a capital city we are competing for skills and knowledge with other cities internationally. Managing our new diversity as an asset for the city, attracting and retaining migrant population, fostering a culture of openness in social, economic and cultural life will add competitive advantage and be one of the key drivers to achieving a successful city.”  
  • Towards Integration – A City Framework
  • Thank you Gerry Folan Office for Integration Dublin City Council Block 4 Floor 1 Civic Offices Wood Quay Dublin 8 Ph: +353 1 222 3244 or +35386 8150972 Email: gerry.folan@dublincity.ie