Europe 4 Citizens Project, ADAPTING TO PRESENT NEEDS – THE ABC-CITY IN TRANSITION

Activity: Participating in or organising an event Participation in workshop, seminar, course

Description


New Towns have always been places characterized by migration: by definition, they have no ‘original’ inhabitants – every resident is a migrant. As such, New Towns are the prototypical ‘Arrival Cities’ and have in the past been more successful than most towns in integrating migrants or ’newcomers’. However, many of the communities in the older New Towns from the 60s and 70s seem to have stabilized in such a way that as economic and political resources diminish, migrants from outside the country have a hard time being accepted.

In this context, “New Towns, Arrival Cities” will offer a platform for citizens and migrant groups to be protagonists in elaborating innovative models of inclusive practices and policies, and will create an ongoing network of New Towns as a basis for future initiatives. It encompasses five events in five partner countries: the UK, Italy, France, Sweden, and The Netherlands.
Period12 Dec 201814 Dec 2018
Event typeSeminar
Locationvällingby, Sweden
Degree of RecognitionInternational

Keywords

  • New towns
  • Arrival city