Spanish visit to Southwark, London

As part of the Upstream bilateral work visits a Spanish delegation from the City of Madrid paid a visit to Southwark, London with our Spanish UK team.

Read a report by the council here.


Dutch-Polish workvisit on diversity mainstreaming

On April 13-14, a Dutch delegation of local and national policymakers will visit Polish counterparts on the topics of diversity mainstreaming and intra-EU mobility, part of a broader series of work visits organized in the context of the UPSTREAM project on mainstreaming integration governance.

The Dutch delegation includes representatives from the Department of Social Affairs, the Department of Security and Justice and the City of Rotterdam. They will be accompanied by several scholars from the UPSTREAM project, from Erasmus University Rotterdam, MPI-Europe and the Center for Migration Research of the University of Warsaw.

Besides roundtables on the central themes of the work visit (with representatives of Polish ministries, local authorities and NGO’s), the group will also visit the NGO Development Across Borders, the think tank Institute of Public Affairs and the Dutch Embassy in Poland.

For the full program of the work visit, see link.

April 7-8, Polish workvisit to Spain

Next week the Polish workvisit to Spain will take place.

The visit focuses on the sharing of Polish-Spanish experiences with integration and mainstreaming, as two relatively ‘new’ immigration countries. The Polish visitors will meet with several governmental- and non-governmental actors. See the full program below.

UPSTREAM Polish-Spanish Work Visit 2015

March 30 Dutch Upstream symposium ‘Mainstreaming: Beyond Immigrant Integration Policies?’

Next week the Dutch Upstream symposium on mainstreaming will take place.

Informed by the initial findings from the latest work package ‘Mainstreaming in Practice’ the state of mainstreaming in the fields of social cohesion and education will be discussed amongst the participating officials, political spokesmen and experts.

See the full program and list of participants below (in Dutch)

UPSTREAM Symposium 30 Maart

Upstream workvisits: Bilateral exchanges on experiences with mainstreaming

All the Upstream partners are busy preparing and hosting the work visits. The visits are initiated to stimulate bilateral learning amongst the European countries.

A good and informative trip to all those traveling along!

Schedule work visits

March 23/24     Spanish visit to UK

March 25/26     UK visit to France

March 30/31     French visit to the Netherlands

April 7/8            Polish visit to Spain

April 13/14        Dutch visit to Poland

Program UPSTREAM French-Dutch Work Visit 2015

Program UPSTREAM Spanish-UK Work Visit 2015

Program UPSTREAM Dutch-Polish Work Visit 2015

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