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European Website on Integration - November 2021

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24 November marked the one-year anniversary of the European Commission's EU Action Plan on Integration and Inclusion 2021-2027! The plan outlines concrete steps, provides guidance and delineates funding for initiatives that promote inclusion for everyone. Read about its progress here.

Upcoming events

Policies and challenges in promoting the inclusion and participation of LGBTQI+ migrants

The Urban Agenda Partnership on Inclusion of Migrants and Refugees, the City of Mechelen and the Government of Flanders are organising a webinar on policies and challenges in promoting the inclusion and participation of LGBTQI+ migrants. The event will include presentations by the Rainbow Cities Network and the International Organization for Migration's Equalcity Project.

Prague: Symposium on borders, mobility of care and trans-local social reproduction

This event will focus on Central Europe, wherein the cross-border care market is based on an institutionalised combination of both inclusion (in the EU through access to the labour market) and exclusion (of migrant workers from some aspects of labour and social rights), and the ongoing effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

News

Spain: New regulation for unaccompanied foreign minors

Spain reformed its Foreigners' Regulation to make it easier for foreign minors and young people under guardianship to obtain residence and work permits.

Croatia: New app supports beneficiaries of international protection

A new app in Croatia provides faster, easier access to information for recipients of international protection. Users can access information on their rights in the country, as well as on healthcare, education, work and housing.

Denmark: Annual Integration Conference 2021 and the local – national policy divide

This year's annual integration conference in Denmark served to highlight discrepancies between government policy on integration and work carried out at the local level.

Funding opportunities

EU's Horizon programme supports nature-based solutions for more inclusive and resilient communities

The EU's Horizon Europe programme facilitates collaboration and strengthens the impact of research and innovation in developing, supporting and implementing EU policies while tackling global challenges. Under one of its funding streams, initiatives concerned with both tackling the climate crisis and promoting the integration and inclusion of third country migrants could be eligible for funding.

Latest documents

Studie: Politische Teilhabe im transnationalen Kontext: Türkische und serbische MigrantInnen in Wien

Die vorliegende Studie untersucht anhand von Migrant:innen aus Serbien und der Türkei (nach Migrant:innen aus Deutschland die zwei größten migrantischen Gruppen in Wien) die Rahmenbedingungen für politische Teilhabe, beleuchtet die Rolle von politischen Identitäten und differenziert unter verschiedenen Formen des politischen Engagements.

Borderline Offensive: Laughing in the face of fear

The Borderline Offensive project explores how art and humour contribute to intercultural dialogue, social integration, and peace within and beyond Europe. This publication, presenting the findings of the project's multidisciplinary research, can be used to facilitate future discussion, advocacy and policy-making.

Academic Bulletin “Refugees: Today and Tomorrow” 8/2021

This third issue of 2021 of the “Refugees: Today and Tomorrow” bulletin, produced by the Bulgarian Council for Refugees and Migrants and UNHCR Bulgaria, is dedicated to women and forced migration.