Project presentation
EU POLICY CONTEXT
 EUROPEAN INTEGRATION FUND
 EU: EUROPEAN AGENDA FOR INTEGRATION (2011)
 STOCKHOLM PROGRAMME (ends in ...
COUNCIL OF EUROPE AND
HUMAN-RIGHT BASED APPROACH
 EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS (1953)
 EUROPEAN SOCIAL CHARTER (a...
HUMAN RIGHTS APPROACH IN DELI
 Create awareness of on socio-economic rights of migrants
 Foster awareness about diversit...
PRACTICAL BACKGROUND:
 Intercultural Cities programme (2008-20011, 2011-2014)
 Knowledge base developed by Migration Pol...
DELI KEY FOCUS :
 Support the development of local partnership platforms based on multi-
stakeholder and cross-department...
PARTNERSHIP PLATFORMS: WHAT FOR?
Designing diversity and inclusive entrepreneurship policies
based on a sound understandin...
QUALITY MANAGEMENT STANDARDS:
WHAT FOR?
 Support key local actors in designing support strategies and activities for
migr...
BETTER ACCESS TO PUBLIC
AND PRIVATE PROCUDREMENT: WHY?
 Need to increase awareness of opportunities for entrepreneurship,...
STEPS FOR IMPLMENTAION :
 Step I: data collecting and mapping
 Step 2: Development of quality management standards
 Ste...
RESOURCES REQUIRED:
 Local Project Manager (person of contact from Municipality)
 Partnership Platform Coordinator
 Sup...
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Diversity in the Economy and Local Integration (DELI) - the project

  1. 1. Project presentation
  2. 2. EU POLICY CONTEXT  EUROPEAN INTEGRATION FUND  EU: EUROPEAN AGENDA FOR INTEGRATION (2011)  STOCKHOLM PROGRAMME (ends in 2014, new programme is under discussion)  EUROPE 2020 STRATEGY (2010)  ENTREPRENEURSHIPACTION PLAN 2020 (2012)
  3. 3. COUNCIL OF EUROPE AND HUMAN-RIGHT BASED APPROACH  EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS (1953)  EUROPEAN SOCIAL CHARTER (adopted in 1961 and revised in 1996)  Additional Protocol of the EUROPEAN CHARTER OF LOCAL SELF-GOVERNMENT on the right to participate in the affairs of a local authority (2009) Human rights standards contained in, and principles derived from, guide all cooperation activities supported by the Council of Europe in all sectors. All cooperation activities contribute to the development of the capacities of ‘duty-bearers’ (states) to meet their obligations and/or of ‘rights-holders’ to claim their rights
  4. 4. HUMAN RIGHTS APPROACH IN DELI  Create awareness of on socio-economic rights of migrants  Foster awareness about diversity and equality issues (migrants’ equal access to public and private contracts)  Encourage the development of policies and strategies that are inclusive of all community members  Encourage participation of local stakeholders on issue of inclusive entrepreneurship  Stimulate the right of local stakeholders to participate in the affairs of a local authority.
  5. 5. PRACTICAL BACKGROUND:  Intercultural Cities programme (2008-20011, 2011-2014)  Knowledge base developed by Migration Policy Group  Good practice examples from International and European partners Key concepts:  Diversity advantage  Supplier diversity  Inclsuive entrepreunership
  6. 6. DELI KEY FOCUS :  Support the development of local partnership platforms based on multi- stakeholder and cross-departmental approach;  Facilitate access of migrant-owned SMEs to public and private procurement;  Develop quality management standards and assessment tools for local governments supporting the design and implementation of economic policies consistent with the principles of equal treatment, integration and diversity management.
  7. 7. PARTNERSHIP PLATFORMS: WHAT FOR? Designing diversity and inclusive entrepreneurship policies based on a sound understanding of successful structures and of challenges requires a multi-stakeholder and cross-departmental approach. Concret objectives :  create consensus about what needs to be achieved  perform participatory self-assessment  define collective communication messages  ensure sustainability of the project
  8. 8. QUALITY MANAGEMENT STANDARDS: WHAT FOR?  Support key local actors in designing support strategies and activities for migrant entrepreneurs  Support key local actors in designing migrant-friendly procurement policies, including social clauses in procurement To meet these standards, partners will:  Perform self-assessment  Set targets  Exchange good practice  Establish benchmarking
  9. 9. BETTER ACCESS TO PUBLIC AND PRIVATE PROCUDREMENT: WHY?  Need to increase awareness of opportunities for entrepreneurship, including better access to public and private procurement.  Better access to procurement could be achieved by establishing procedures that ensure that businesses from diverse communities have an equal opportunity of competing for collaborative procurement contracts to supply goods and services to publicly-owned and privately- owned companies, universities, schools, hospitals and other buying institutions.  Policy contexte: New EU Public Procurement Directive (January 2014)
  10. 10. STEPS FOR IMPLMENTAION :  Step I: data collecting and mapping  Step 2: Development of quality management standards  Step 3: Organisation of Diversity and Economy Round Tables  Step 4: Development of self-assessment tools  Step 5: Participatory Self-assessment review
  11. 11. RESOURCES REQUIRED:  Local Project Manager (person of contact from Municipality)  Partnership Platform Coordinator  Support group from partner departments  External Partners (members of Partnership Platforms)  Budget per city : 52 200 Euros

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