The 10th edition of the Integrating Cities Conference “Inclusion for all. Empowering vulnerable migrants in cities” takes place at a time when European cities welcome a large number of Ukrainian refugees, highlighting once again the essential role that cities play in receiving vulnerable people in need of protection. Our high-level event is hosted by the City of Utrecht, within the framework of Eurocities project CONNECTION “CONNEcting Cities Towards Integration action.”
The streaming of the Conference Opening & Panel I “Cities welcoming refugees: exploring opportunities for multi-level cooperation and funding” is accessible via this link
The streaming of Panel II “The gender dimension of integration policies: How to include and identify migrant women’s needs when looking at migrant integration?” is accessible via this link
Morning session from 11:30 to 13:00
Workshop on “Undocumented migrants: possible solutions to ensure access to services“
Workshop on “Shaping local narratives on migration and diversity through decolonisation“
Workshop on “How to create spaces for LGBTQI+ refugees?“
Afternoon session from 14:30 to 16:00
Workshop on “Unaccompanied minors: challenges and good practices for integration”
Workshop on “Creating bridges for refugees’ integration at neighbourhood level“
Workshop on “Crisis management at the local level: initial reception of refugees and beyond“
The Integration Champions of the CONNECTION project delivered training on 4 specific themes:
Training 1: How can cities develop a strategic approach to integration, participation and interaction?
Training 2: How to build a gender dimension into local integration policies?
Training 3: How can cities build pathways to employment for migrants?
Training 4: How to design one-stop-shops as an integrated response to integration needs?