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Integrating migrants from the local to the European level

Dec 5, 2018 | Opinions

(26 November 2018) – Patricia Martinez Sáez (AEIDL) attended the ‘Integrating Cities’ conference hosted by the City of Milan on 7-8 November 2018. Establishing a strong policy dialogue to develop integration strategies for migrants from the local to the European level was the key message of the event.

Integrating Cities.

While negotiations for new integration policies and allocation of funds happen most of the time at national and EU level, local authorities are the main actors delivering reception and integration services for migrants and refugees.

An exchange of experience and discussion of the most efficient practices between cities, regional, national and EU authorities and the third sector is key for a comprehensive strategy that can better meet migrants’ integration needs.

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