The European Commission and the European Committee of the Regions are pleased to report on the success of the first event organised under their newly established
Partnership on integration in the framework of the
Cities and Regions for Integration of Migrants network:
Workshop on “Setting Up a Local Integration Strategy – Stakeholder Involvement and Ownership"
18 June 2021 10:00 CEST
This peer-learning event brought together cities and regions from across the EU (Click here to see the list of participants) to share experiences and good practice on how to design and implement local integration strategies. It focused specifically on how to involve relevant stakeholders in the design and implementation of these strategies.
Online workshop: 18 June 2021 10:00-12:30 CEST
10:00 Start of event
Opening and welcome
First session: What are the main areas that an inclusive integration strategy at a local level should cover?
10:40 Second session: Which main actors should be involved in the development and implementation of a local integration strategy?
Design and implementation of regional toolkit and stakeholder involvement
- Case Study
Stakeholder Participatory Approach, City of Hamburg – a guest city in
CONNECTION project – To see the 'Hamburg Integration Strategy' presentation, click here
11:10 Coffee break
Parallel Break-Out Sessions
What are the successful approaches to consult and involve relevant stakeholders in that process?
This session discussed successful approaches in stakeholder involvement and how existing strategies can be further developed. Participants were able to learn from existing good practices and to exchange their challenges and ideas.
Back to plenary
Wrap-up: Groups report back on key points
Conclusive remarks & Farewell
End of the event
We are delighted that the workshop achieved a varied geographical distribution of participants across the EU.
Thanks to everyone for joining us at this exciting event and we are looking forward to your participation in our future events!
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