Inclusion Ireland and researchers from Trinity College Dublin are running a research project on positive stories of social inclusion. They are looking for 19 participants across Ireland, 16 yrs. or older and with a variety of support needs and a range of experiences of social inclusion. More details are available here
Irish Refugee Council: New reports links family separation to anxiety and depression in refugees in Ireland.
“A family belongs together” Refugees’ experiences of family reunification in Ireland report can be downloaded here
Migrant Access Programme (MAP) is a new service established by New Communities Partnership (NCP) in partnership with Mendicity institution to support migrants to increase their employment opportunities in Ireland.
MAP is a FREE service that assess participants needs and provides them with a “Toolkit” to outline their career future.
The aim od the programme is to empower migrants and assist them in overcoming cultural and personal barriers to access employment.
For further information and how to register please complete the form below or contact:
NCP Migrant Access Programme (MAP)
Every year, UNITED coordinates a week long Europe-wide campaign around 21 March to protest against all forms of racism and discrimination, and celebrate the diversity that enriches European societies.
Just like every year, UNITED is ready to support your organisation in organising Week Against Racism activities by sending you free campaign materials and promoting your activities online.
If you are ordering campaign materials, make sure you do so by 17 February at the latest!
New Communities Partnership (NCP) supported by TUSLA Child and Family Agency is organising a National Conference on the 30th March 2017 in Dublin Castle in order to identify areas of challenges and opportunities in working with migrant families experiencing child protection interventions.
The Minister of State with special responsibility for Equality, Immigration & Integration has announced the new Communities Integration Fund.
The Minister of State with special responsibility for Equality, Immigration & Integration has announced that applications can now be made under the new Communities Integration Fund.
The Fund will provide grants to assist communities in playing a practical role in supporting integration activities at a local level.
Grants will be made available to local community based groups to promote integration in their area e.g. sporting organisations, voluntary and community groups, faith-based groups and cultural organisations.
This funding is intended to support initiatives (including once-off), with particular emphasis on local and regional effects and may involve more than one organisation.
Application forms and other information can now be downloaded from www.integration.ie
or requested by post from:-
The Integration Funds Unit Office for the Promotion of Migrant Integration
Department of Justice and Equality
Dublin D02 TD99
COMPLETED APPLICATION FORMS CAN BE SUBMITTED VIA EMAIL TO firstname.lastname@example.org OR BY POST TO THE ADDRESS PROVIDED ABOVE THE CLOSING DATE FOR SUBMITTING COMPLETED APPLICATION FORMS IS 12 NOON ON THURSDAY 30 MARCH, 2017
NCP, in collaboration with Peruanos en Irlanda/ Peruvians in Ireland, has organised a special and exciting Intercultural Family Day to celebrate winter holidays. This will be a wonderful event in which all the family, but specially children, will share a day filled with cultural dances, entertainment, face painting, Santa and much more.
We are proud of the work we have done this year and we want to share it with all our members, as they have been a big contribution to all the accomplishments we have had throughout the years.
Come along and bring your family to celebrate with us!!!
Date: Sat, 3rd December 2016.
Time: 12:00 to 17:00.
Venue: Drimnagh Castle.
For more details: http://www.newcommunities.ie/
Mr. David Stanton, TD, Minister of State at the Department of Justice and Equality, with special responsibility for Equality, Immigration, and Integration, will launch a Call for Proposals for Migrant Integration and Gender Equality projects on 22 September 2016.
The report was prepared based on recommendations presented on the Roundtable discussion of migrants' organisations, which took place in Dublin in January 2016. The purposes of the Roundtable was to discuss problems which migrants are facing in Ireland, to propose solutions for these problems and to find ways of promoting integration.Modern Ireland is a diverse republic with a significant presence of migrants. This multiculturalism provides significant opportunities and it can benefit the whole Irish nation. However integration will not just happen, it has to be managed.
The launch of “Integration Roadmap” takes place on the 17th February at 6.30 pm in the Wood Quay Venue, Dublin City Council Civic Offices, Dublin 8
You can find more details about the event at this facebook link https://www.facebook.com/events/1671620406445282/
This is a campaign initiated by Migrant Led Coalition whose members are: Africa Centre, Akidwa, Anti Racism Network Ireland, Forum Polonia, New Communities Partnership and Wezesha.
The Hungarian Culture Days in Dublin is an annual festival is showcasing the very best in Hungarian culture, art and heritage and connecting with the Hungarian community in Ireland, while building valuable new connections with Irish people and communities. Programme of The Hungarian Culture Days 2015 is available here.
Social Innovation Fund Ireland opens call for Applications - Animate Programme. Applications are welcome by 30th September 2015. Details of the criteria, awards, and requirements are also available here.
“You will be part of us, You are welcome to be part of us, and we rely on you to help us be the best of us”- Minister for Justice and Equality, Frances Fitzgerald TD, at the Citizenship Ceremony on 2nd of September 2015.
Pobal is a not-for-profit company that manages programmes on behalf of the Irish Government and the EU. One of them is the European Integration Fund that supports the integration of “third-country nationals” in member states. In Ireland, the fund supports integration, intercultural and interfaith projects at local and national level. For further information on projects currently or recently funded by the EIF, please see here.
The list of Pobal Funding Programmes is available here
To champion the diversity that Polish people bring to Ireland, PolskaÉire 2015 has been established as a nationwide festival to coincide with the UEFA Republic of Ireland vs. Poland qualifier on the 29th of March.
It is estimated that there are presently 150,000 Polish citizens living in the Republic of Ireland resulting in Polish becoming the second most widely spoken language on the island. Throughout the week there will be cultural and sporting events for everyone to take part. Further details can be found in the programme
Various publications on integration policy in the EU are available to download on the EU Bookshop website. This is an online bookshop, library and archive of publications in more than 50 languages, including the 24 official languages of the EU. To obtain a hardcopy of certain titles, you may have to pay a small fee. PDF and e-book versions are free of charge. The vast majority of titles on EU Bookshop are authored by EU institutions such as the European Commission, European Parliament, Council of the EU, EU agencies and other bodies. The list of the publications on immigrant integration is available here