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Intercultural cities have higher well-being and citizen satisfaction

This shows the results of a new study by the Migration Policy Group enquires whether the Intercultural integration approach advocated by the Council of Europe

  • January 17, 2018 18:30
  • Author Monika Dimitrova
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The Council of Europe, through its programme Intercultural Cities, supports more than 120 local authorities in Europe and around the world, in designing and implementing inclusive policies and strategies for migrant and refugee integration. The strategies are founded on the assumption that diversity can be an asset for communities if managed in a positive and competent way.

The results from the latest study based on the topic, confirm a strong statistical connection between local intercultural policies and local well-being. Cities with stronger intercultural policies, are more likely to have populations who believe that foreigners are good for their town and local services are trustworthy and efficient.

Source: Council of Europe

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