Focus area
Diversity is a Fact; Inclusion is a Choice

The organizers of this conference have chosen a topic that is crucial for the future of our societies: Will they be inclusive, welcoming, and based on trust, or exclusive, mistrustful, and driven by populism, xenophobia and violent extremism?

Handbook for Improving the Production and Use of Migration Data for Development

The handbook is intended to support Member States  in  the  collection,  tabulation,  analysis,  dissemination,  and  use of  migration  data,   and is thus expected to contribute directly to monitoring the implementation of  the  Sustainable  Development  Goals  (SDGs).  By  assisting  countries  in  collecting  accurate, up-to-date, and relevant data on the stocks, flows, and contributions of  migrants and migration to development, it is hoped that the guide will facilitate the  integration of migration into national development planning and strategies. 

United Nations Virtual Reality videos

UNVR uses virtual reality to create videos and raise awareness about others' experiences. 

Civil Society Dialogue Compliance Project for Refugees

This publication is a study of refugee integration, based on four cities, Istanbul, Kayseri, Sakarya and Şanlıurfa.

Positioning intercultural dialogue: Theories, pragmatics and an agenda

Journal article aims to set an agenda for studies of intercultural dialogue, by establishing a link between scholarship and communication studies. 

Projects and Programmes
Democratising cultural policy

The European Cultural Foundation (ECF), together with Netwerk Democratie, organised a workshop on ‘Participation in culture all right, but then what ..?’ to discuss how municipalities can successfully involve citizens in cultural policy. The report and details of the workshop, and information on the wider project can be found here.

"A Conceptual Framework Regarding the Multicultural Education Competencies of Teachers / Öğretmenlerin Çokkültürlü Eğitim Yeterliklerine İlişkin Kavramsal Bir Çerçeve"

This article looks at the role of multicultural education 'to contribute to the establishment, application and maintenance of social justice and equality and thus ensure a social transformation'. The article argues that this needs a change in the education curriculum, and teacher training. The article outlines the cultural competencies that teachers need. 

Sietar UK Blog

A blog from the company Sietar UK who claim to be the UK's 'leading society for intercultural education, training and research'. They put on events including conferences, professional development, and have an online blog. 

White Paper on Intercultural Dialogue "Living Together As Equals in Dignity"

The White Paper argues 'that our common future depends on our ability to safeguard and develop human rights…democracy and the rule of law and to promote mutual understanding' and that 'the intercultural approach offers a forward-looking model for managing cultural diversity'.

Multiculturalism: Success, Failure and Future

This publication looks at the successes, failures and future of multiculturalism, using the Multicultural Policy Index.