Convergences dialogues: networks, cities and local actors in building alternative public policies
By: Ilana Fernandes, Paulo Illes e Anaëlle Poulet
The third webinar preparing the European Social Forum on Migrations will be held on February 18, 2:00 pm from Lisbon via zoom platform and will address the theme: “Political rights and social participation: convergences dialogues: networks, cities and local actors in building alternative public policies“.
The event will be mediated by the psychologist and president of the House of Brazil in Lisbon, Cyntia de Paula, and will receive guest speakers from Portugal, France and Germany:
Nathalie Père-Marzano: president of the Organization for a Universal Citizenship (O.C.U) and member of the network for a Migrations Alliance. The Organization for a Universal Citizenship is a network of French and international solidarity organizations united to promote people’s freedom of movement and establishment. Since 2015, the O.C.U. has been working to defend and promote alternatives for migrations governance that are global, multilateral and take into account the voices, experiences and demands of people directly concerned: migrants, civil society organizations and local authorities.
Alina Lyapina: representative of From Sea to the City and co-founder of the Seebrücke foundation in Germany, an international movement supported by various civil society alliances and people, which stand for migrants’ access to fundamental human rights. This movement aims to bring together cities and municipalities across Europe and to strive together for a welcoming and integration policy involving local authorities.
Carla Calado: clinical and community psychologist, consultant since 2018 for the Intercultural Cities Network Program (Council of Europe) and coordinator of the Portuguese Network of Intercultural Cities (RPCI), currently composed of 13 Portuguese cities. These are municipalities where the executive and all the municipality workers are committed to actively promoting local diversity, welcoming newly arrived families and ensuring that all people feel included. She also participated in the launching and direction of the Portuguese Charter for Diversity.
Representative of (ANVITA): ANVITA – National Association of Welcoming Cities and Territories is a French association composed of cities that seek to promote hospitality in local governance, the exchange of good practices, and solidarity in territories where immigrants are welcomed.
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