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European Web Site on Integration's newsletter – June 2018

27. 6. 18
Source: migrationonline.cz
Country: EU

This is the June issue of the European Web Site on Integration's newsletter.

Please find below a selection of the most relevant policy developments, data updates, events, funding schemes and good practices at the EU, national and local level, recently published on the Web Site.

Activities of EU cooperation platforms

From 16 to 18 April 2018, European, national, regional and local integration stakeholders met in Brussels within the framework of 2 EU cooperation platforms, namely the the European Integration Network (EIN) and the Urban Agenda on Integration. The first focussed on the cooperation between national authorities and economic and social partners, while the second addressed the role of education and civil society in the integration of migrants, and marked the first Urban Academy on Integration. 

Read the EIN meeting report

Read the Urban Academy report

 


Upcoming Events

Brussels - Promoting an inclusive Europe: supporting the effective integration of non-EU migrants

06/09/2018 09:15
(Thon Hotel Brussels City Centre Avenue du Boulevard 17 1210 Brussels Belgium)
Third-country nationals continue to face higher risk of poverty and social exclusion, as well as worse opportunities to access basic services, compared to EU citizens. This international symposium provides an opportunity to discuss the current developments and challenges of integration in…
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Porto - International Conference on Interculturalism and Multiculturalism

28/03/2019 09:00
(Centre for Intercultural Studies Office 333 Rua Jaime Lopes Amorim, s/n 4465-004 São Mamede de Infesta Portugal)
Registration is now open for the 2019 International Conference on Interculturalism and Multiculturalism. The Conference organised by the Centre for Intercultural Studies of the Oporto Polytechnic Institute from 28 to 30 March 2019 in Porto will be divided into 4 thematic panels:…
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Latest News

Czech Republic: Government approves mandatory integration courses

On 6 June 2018, the Czech government approved an amendment to the Law on Foreigners which makes it mandatory for people who apply for long-term residence to take part in integration courses within a year after their arrival in the country. The 8-hour classes will cover their rights and…
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Portugal: Contribute to the Biennial Network Conference on Afro-Europeans

The organising committee of the 7th Biennial Network Conference which will take place from 4 to 6 July 2019 in Lisbon is currently seeking for panel contributions on several topics to be covered during the event. Panel proposals addressing the realities of Afro-Europeans and Black Europe are to…
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Austria: Government to cut social benefits for non-nationals

The new Austrian government, a coalition between the conservative People’s Party (ÖVP) and the far-right Freedom Party (FPÖ), presented its plan to reform the minimum benefit system. Non-nationals and recognised refugees are among the most affected population groups, as part of…
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Poland: Crowdfunding for a cashless shop for refugees to open in Warsaw

The financial situation of asylum seekers in Poland is difficult, to say the least. During the six months following their asylum application, refugees are not allowed to take up employment and later on, they struggle to find work. When they do, refugees usually work below their qualifications…
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Netherlands: Local politics lacks diversity, research finds

Following the local elections held in March 2018, new aldermen have been appointed across the Netherlands. In the 237 municipalities where coalitions have been formed, just 2% of cabinet posts have been filled by candidates with a migrant background. Aldermen remain overwhelmingly white,…
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Poland: Campaign against labour abuse

As a response to the growing exploitation of- and discrimination against Ukrainian workers, the Polish-Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce has initiated the wide social awareness campaign  Partnership and Employment. The campaign aims to inform and protect Ukrainians who plan to or already…
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Latest Funding Information

Portugal: AMIF funding for health

The High Commission for Migration has published a new funding opportunity within the framework the Portuguese budget of the European Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (AMIF). It calls actors promoting third country nationals' access to health care services in Portugal to submit their…
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Czech Republic: U.S. Embassy´s summer edition of the Small Grants Program open

The U.S. Embassy in Prague is looking to fund educational initiatives by non-profits and individuals organising artistic and cultural performances. Projects proposals of up to $ 10,000 are to be submitted electronically  by 2 July 2018 . The programme will support projects focussing on one…
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Portugal: AMIF funding for integration at the local level

The High Commission for Migration is currently accepting project proposals from actors promoting local level integration of beneficiaries of international protection. The call is published within the framework the Portuguese budget of the European Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (AMIF)…
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Latest Documents

Fundamental Rights Report 2018

The 2018 Fundamental Rights Report of the Fundamental Right Agency (FRA) explores the main developments of 2017. It also outlines practical advice on possible policy responses and recommendations to address emerging challenges in several areas related to the integration of Third Country…
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Human Rights in Bulgaria in 2017

In 2017, for the first time since the beginning of the democratic transition of Bulgaria, a party that denies basic democratic principles and human rights became part of the government. Its leaders used hate speech towards vulnerable groups of the society (ethnic and religious minorities…
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Syrians in the Netherlands

This report published by the Netherlands Institute for Social Research describes the situation of the 44 000 Syrians who were granted temporary protection in the Netherlands between 1 January 2014 and 1 July 2016. Authors surveyed those aged 15+ and grouped their answers into 3 categories:…
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Refugee integration: millennials do it differently

Europe’s younger generation is doing things differently. With fresh ideas and different perspectives on the world, millennials have been testing out innovative initiatives and approaches to help refugees become part of local communities in many parts of Europe. This Friends of Europe…
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The integration of migrants from outside the EU

The European Court of Auditors (ECA) has identified 7 key challenges to the integration of non-EU migrants into European societies, as well as actions needed to address them. Identified challenges and actions are set out in this Briefing Paper on EU action to support the integration of those…
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