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Hate is always local: The Swedish city that said no to neo-Nazis

May 2, 2019 – 6:46 am | Comments Off on Hate is always local: The Swedish city that said no to neo-Nazis3,403 views

On an August afternoon in 1995, John Hron, a defiant anti-racist, was tortured and beaten to death by neo-Nazi skinheads beside a picturesque lake near his home town of Kode in Kungälv, Sweden. He was …

Can interculturalism succeed where multiculturalism has failed?

May 8, 2013 – 9:17 am | 5,261 views

Comments from German Chancellor Merkel, British Prime Minister Cameron and former French President Sarkozy pointing to the failures of multiculturalism, were high-profile testimonies to native worries about the existence of parallel communities, the rejection by …

Inclusive Cities Series: European Intercultural cities: governance and policies for diverse communities

May 2, 2013 – 6:37 am | 2,817 views

The Intercultural Cities programme is a joint initiative between the Council of Europe and the European Commission. It seeks to explore the potential of an intercultural approach to integration in communities with culturally diverse populations. The cities participating …