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Workshop 2: Intercultural cities

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Intercultural cities

  1. 1. Intercultural cities Joint action of the Council of Europe and the European Commission
  2. 2. • Christina BAGLAI, Programme Officer (• Ms Irena GUIDIKOVA, Programme Manager:) (• Council of Europe• Directorate II Democratic Governance, Culture and Diversity
  3. 3. Diversity is themetaphor foranxiety about change
  5. 5. THINKING OF DIVERSITY as anadvantage
  6. 6. Diversity Policies (COMEDIA)• No policy• Guest-worker policy• Assimilation policy• Multicultural policy• INTERCULTURAL POLICY = diversity as an advantage, since migrants enhance the city through: • Complementary skills • Access to markets and capital • Aspiration & entrepreneurship • Mixing = creativity & innovation • Cosmopolitan brand
  7. 7. Member Cities
  8. 8. Associated CitiesAmadora, Arezzo, Barcelona, Duisburg, Bari, CampiBisenzio, Capannori, Cartagena, Castelvetro diModena, Erlangen, Fermo, Fucecchio, Fuenlabrada,Genova, Gexto, Lodi, Mexico city, Milan, Montréal,Munich, Parla, Pompei, Rijeka, Sabadell, San GiulianoTerme, San Sebastian, Savignano sul Rubicone,Sechenkivsky, Senigallia, Turin, Turnhout, Unione deiComuni-Savignano sul Rubicone, Västeras andZurich…
  9. 9. Intercultural City (ICC) Policy Areas
  10. 10. THE INTERCULTURAL CITIES METHOD Diagnostic & profiling Learning and mentoring Strategy development Indicators and evaluation
  11. 11. The Intercultural Cities Toolkit•Conceptual tool – the Intercultural Lens•Methodological tool – Step-by-Step Guide•Benchmarking tool – the Intercultural City Index•Developmental tool – the Intercultural City Network
  12. 12. C 100 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 op en O sl h o ag Zu en C r ic 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 20 op en D h S 12 ha ub abS C ad ge lin av o p el n2 ig e l 0 na nh Lo M 12 on no ag d B tre su en i ar a l R 20 ce l ub 11 D lon ic or a o tm S ne u ub S nd ot ab ic S a ad an Ge N ell S no eu eb a C k as o p Le ö ll tiá en wis n n ha ha Lu ge m bl n2 E rla in D 011 ng ui sb Tu en ur rn G g ho en P ut o ru M a lu un k ic A y h re S zz Tu en o r in ig S a ec Lu A l ia he b m nk lin ad or iv sk Ti a y lb Ti u lb ur Iz r g I g M he M zhe ex vs ex v ic k ic sk o C Fu o C it y en it Li la y sb br o ad P n Intercultural City Index (ICC) - City sample (inhabitants > 200000) at Li a ra sb s o R P n ije C at ka Intercultural City Index (ICC) - City sample (non-nationals/foreign borns < 15%) a r ras P ta g Li écs Li en m m a as as so so l l ICC Index for Copenhagen, 2012) Welcoming Intelligence/Competence (ex. ICC Index Assessment Governance International outlook 0 25 50 75 100 125 Copenhagen2012 Copenhagen2011 Commitment Media City sample Language Intercultural lens Mediation
  13. 13. Hot topics 2012-2013• Goal: Consolidate the intercultural integration model of urban diversity management, broaden its impact and prepare tools for a large-scale implementation• Methods: research, enlargement of the expert pool but also conception of new projects
  14. 14. Intercultural cities in statistics Presentation delivered in 30 conferences 40 meetings organised 330 experts commissioned 42 thematic events and study visits carried out 1.000 people involved in the project 2000 mailing list 135 friends on Facebook 213 Tweeter followers Growing number of national networks (Italy, Spain, Ukraine)
  15. 15. Advantages• Members: 45 cities in the Challenges ICC network, EU and non- • Make people more EU; with above / below demanding; 200,000 inhabitants • Foster policy• Access to information in implementation in the English and French; cities;• Evaluation of progress; • Reach out to more cities (European neighbourhood);• Outreach; • Access funds;• On-the-spot visits; • Develop long-standing• International learning… synergies…
  16. 16. THANK YOU!