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Ben Gidley, COMPASEurocities, Integrating Cities, Amsterdam March 2012
1. Why does leadership and public communication   matter?2. Key findings from EIF projects: AMICALL,   SPARDA, Concordia D...
 Common Basic Principle 1: Integration is a dynamic,  two-way process of mutual accommodation by all  immigrants and resi...
   A toxic topic    European pattern:     negative attitudes –     attitudes and salience of     attitudes    Evidence ...
   Who counts as ‘a    migrant’? Which groups    are negative attitudes    towards?   Mismatch between    perceptions an...
Significant differences across   the population   Age, education levels,    social class, age cohort,    gender, ethnicit...
Negative   Neutral   PositiveSignificant variations, e.g. Regional and local             0%                              ...
The projects: AMICALL (lead: COMPAS) SPARDA (lead: Council of Europe) Concordia Discors (lead: FIERI)Projects funded by...
Research partners: Central University, Budapest  (Hungary); COMPAS, Oxford (UK); EFMS,  Bamberg (Germany); Erasmus, Rotter...
   Experience – cities in some countries more    sophisticated than others (eg. NL, UK: HU); also    regional differences...
   Diversity/immigration within community:     Length/type of experience (Rotterdam, Budapest)     Community feeling/st...
   National/local level political orientation     National political discourse     National governance of immigration/i...
   Reaching new groups? – concern about only reaching    those populations already engaged. Implication:    understand ta...
   Individual leadership – importance of key officers/teams    as champions (opportunity/risk). Implication: development ...
Seven European cities  Evaluation: IPSOS Research    Institutehttp://www.coe.int/t/dg4/cultureheritage/culture/sparda
   Multiple approaches to communication     Participatory campaigns and intercultural approaches     Giving voice to mi...
Research partners: TARKI, Budapest (Hungary); COMPAS, Oxford (UK); EFMS, Bamberg (Germany); FIERI, Turin (Italy); Autonomo...
   Place matters: Integration (incl attitudes) is a property of    space not of persons or society   Top-down narratives...
   Place-shaping: Wij Amsterdammers (We    Amsterdammers), NL. Also: Copenhagen (VI KBH’R campaign), Antwerp    (‘This ci...
   Dr Ben Gidley, Senior Researcher, Centre on    Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS) University    of Oxford ben.gidl...
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  1. 1. Ben Gidley, COMPASEurocities, Integrating Cities, Amsterdam March 2012
  2. 2. 1. Why does leadership and public communication matter?2. Key findings from EIF projects: AMICALL, SPARDA, Concordia Discors3. Some promising practice examples
  3. 3.  Common Basic Principle 1: Integration is a dynamic, two-way process of mutual accommodation by all immigrants and residents of Member States. (2004) More recently: highlighting strong commitment by the host society – the importance of public attitudes
  4. 4.  A toxic topic  European pattern: negative attitudes – attitudes and salience of attitudes  Evidence base: Transatlantic Trends, Eurobarometer, Pew Global Trends, European Social Survey...Chart: Migration Observatory
  5. 5.  Who counts as ‘a migrant’? Which groups are negative attitudes towards? Mismatch between perceptions and realities, e.g. on numbers Chart: Ipsos SPARDA First Wave report 2011
  6. 6. Significant differences across the population Age, education levels, social class, age cohort, gender, ethnicity, etc A sizeable tolerant minority Chart: Ipsos SPARDA First Wave report 2011
  7. 7. Negative Neutral PositiveSignificant variations, e.g. Regional and local 0% 11% 7% 12% 2% 18% differences: not 25% 19% 24% correlated to migrant 39% 38% 55% presence – urban areas 41% 54% considerably less hostile 89% 69% 48% People more worried 45% 43% 34% 27% about national than local effect of migration Patras Limassol Reggio Emilia Coimbra Dingli Valencia/PN Lyon Chart: Ipsos SPARDA First Wave report 2011
  8. 8. The projects: AMICALL (lead: COMPAS) SPARDA (lead: Council of Europe) Concordia Discors (lead: FIERI)Projects funded by the European Union’s European Fund for the Integration of Third Country Nationals (European Integration Fund – EIF)
  9. 9. Research partners: Central University, Budapest (Hungary); COMPAS, Oxford (UK); EFMS, Bamberg (Germany); Erasmus, Rotterdam (Netherlands); FIERI, Turin (Italy); Complutense, Madrid (Spain)Associate partners: Council of Europe; MPI EuropeEvaluation: Goldsmiths, University of London http://www.compas.ox.ac.uk/research/urbanchange/amicall/
  10. 10.  Experience – cities in some countries more sophisticated than others (eg. NL, UK: HU); also regional differences (IT, UK) Framing – cities often use other frames, such as ‘social cohesion’ or ‘urban citizenship’, as more useful than integration (NL, UK); also target groups: immigrant, second generation, ethnic minority, national minority
  11. 11.  Diversity/immigration within community:  Length/type of experience (Rotterdam, Budapest)  Community feeling/strength (can vary over time) LRA capacity  Devolved competence to manage integration  Human and financial resources  LRA Structure and Organization  Info/data availability
  12. 12.  National/local level political orientation  National political discourse  National governance of immigration/integration Events, emerging debates  E.g. Sarrazin debate in Germany The role of the media at national/local level  Supportive, inflammatory, reinforcing?
  13. 13.  Reaching new groups? – concern about only reaching those populations already engaged. Implication: understand targeting better? Budgets – fiscal austerity: cities concerned about future resources for communications. Implication: how to sustain activities in light of austerity measures Evaluation and Impact – evaluation tends to be difficult to do, and impact hard to ascertain. Implication: develop models for measurement and learning?
  14. 14.  Individual leadership – importance of key officers/teams as champions (opportunity/risk). Implication: development of sustainable structures and strategies Beyond myth-busting: strategic/embedded communications and place shaping. Implication: Communication and engagement as holistic process. Community matters: understanding needs and issues, and considering the whole-of community effects. Implication: place-shaping and evidence-based approach.
  15. 15. Seven European cities Evaluation: IPSOS Research Institutehttp://www.coe.int/t/dg4/cultureheritage/culture/sparda
  16. 16.  Multiple approaches to communication  Participatory campaigns and intercultural approaches  Giving voice to migrants – using multiple media channels and innovative use of public space  Local partnerships Difficulties of communicating aims and of evaluating effectiveness  Importance of involving stakeholders genuinely  Importance of strategic vision (full audience spectrum) Threats  Contradicting forces, e.g. national media, ‘interference’  Resources
  17. 17. Research partners: TARKI, Budapest (Hungary); COMPAS, Oxford (UK); EFMS, Bamberg (Germany); FIERI, Turin (Italy); Autonomous University, Barcelona (Spain)Associate partner: European Policy Centre (EPC) http://www.concordiadiscors.eu/
  18. 18.  Place matters: Integration (incl attitudes) is a property of space not of persons or society Top-down narratives cannot survive without coherent policies in support Bottom-up narratives cannot survive without stakeholders  Narratives produced locally can influence media narratives. Common (i.e. shared by residents and local policy community) narratives = necessary but not a sufficient condition, along with the presence of strong local stakeholders who interact with media.  When local stakeholders are strong, quarters seem to be more resilient to exogenous factors (media campaigns, city or national political campaigns, etc.).
  19. 19.  Place-shaping: Wij Amsterdammers (We Amsterdammers), NL. Also: Copenhagen (VI KBH’R campaign), Antwerp (‘This city is for everyone’), Zurich (‘Living Zurich’), Istanbul (‘Yours Istanbul’), Kirklees (‘Belonging to Dewsbury’) and Vienna (‘Feeling at home’). Platforms for dialogue: Neu-Isenburg’s Living Diversity initiative in 2010, DE Beyond myth-busting: Barcelona’s anti-rumour campaign as part of the Local Plan for Interculturality, ES Participation, interculturalism and place-shaping: soup festival Richtsberg district in Marburg, DE – based on Lille model, FR; ‘Tutti sono diversi da tutti, per fortuna/Mondo tra i fornelli’ (Word by the oven), Reggio Emilia, IT
  20. 20.  Dr Ben Gidley, Senior Researcher, Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS) University of Oxford ben.gidley@compas.ox.ac.uk http://www.compas.ox.ac.uk Liz Collett, Director, Migration Policy Institute Europe ecollett@migrationpolicy.org http://www.migrationpolicy.org/europe/mpieurope/ Lilia Kolombet, Council of Europe Lilia.KOLOMBET@coe.int http://www.coe.int/ FIERI http://www.fieri.it/
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