Neapoli-Sykies meeting

The event involved 46 citizens, including 5 participants from the city of Gioiosa Ionica (Italy), 2 participants from the city of Santa Pola (Spain),1 participant from the city of Erdut (Croatia),2 participants from Novo Mesto (Slovenia), 2 participants from Lousada (Portugal), 2 participants from Birgu (Malta).

The event took place in Neapoli-Sykies (Greece) from 27/06/2018 to 29/06/2018

The aim of the event was to present the local and national policies related to integration of immigrants with a special focus on perception of local citizens when it comes to the promotion of immigrants’ democratic participation. The hosting municipality organized several meetings, seminars and open discussions with experts and associations: Ministry of Immigrations Policies, UNCHR, presentation of local projects related to integration of immigrants in schools. A session was organized to discuss the relations with immigrants and local governments, Immigration Integration Council. The partners also discussed the state of art of the approval of the Statute by local councils.