The Project

DiverCities involves 8 cities and 3 national networks of intercultural cities of 4 European countries.
With the aim of creating the conditions for a more inclusive decision-making process, it strengthen
the skills and methodologies of local authorities and support the active engagement of citizens from
different backgrounds to concretely contribute to the development of local intercultural policies,
through Intercultural Citizens ‘Assemblies, knowledge sharing and awareness raising events.

The project aims at promoting a bottom-up approach, which stimulates citizens’ participation in the elaboration of local intercultural policies in European cities, through:


Creation of a Community of Practice to share skills and experiences.
Organization of Intercultural Citizens ‘Assemblies in Italy, Spain, Portugal and Greece.


Development of the communication campaign “Building bridges: citizens for interculture”.
Implementation of knowledge-sharing events in all the countries involved.

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How to participate?

To join the photo pride you will need to take a photo of your city that represents a symbolic place of diversity and inclusion, then you will have to post it on your social networks using the hashtag #wearedivercities.

Divercities

The divercities project is promoted by a transnational partnership of municipalities civil society organisations (CSOs), built on the experience of the Programme Intercultural Cities (ICC) of the Council of Europe, funded by the European Commission (CERV 2022) to support active participation and citizenship in policies local intercultural.

Cities and Partners

Italy

Montesilvano

Movimentazioni and Formula

The City of Montesilvano, with ICEI supervision, is coordinating the preparation and implementation in its own territory of all the project work packages implementation. It is supported by two local civil society organizations selected by public procedure: Movimentazioni and Formula.

Each of them is encharged of specific project WP according to the signed agreement. The main aim is to stimulate participatory processes among citizens.

Italy

Modena

Carta viva per la Modena Interculturale

Starting from main ITA.C.A. project, that brought to the elaboration of the “Carta viva per la Modena Interculturale” and to the introduction of an Intercultural Table gathering different Departments and Offices of the Municipality, within DiverCities, the City of Modena played the role of promoting and enhancing interculture mainly through 5 assemblies gathering 141 participants to discuss the Carta Viva and by promoting idioms and mother tongues as a tool of intercultural dialogue.

Italia

Pontedera

Under construction

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Portugal

Loures

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Spain

CASTELLÓ DE LA PLANA

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Spain

Logroño

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Spain

Saragozza

Under construction

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Greece

Ioannina

Under construction

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Next events

Pontedera – Parco dei Salici

Festival delle Culture

Festival with workshop, entertainment, music

18/05/24

Apelação – Jardim da Paz

Inauguration “Jardim da Paz”

2h of informal celebration at the garden

15/06/24

Portugal

Participatory methodologies

Presentations and debates in a seated setting

19/06/24

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