Migrant Days Festival 2009

MIGRANT DAYS Festival 2009 THE Migrant Women PROJECT Three Festivals for Intercultural Dialogue The MIGRANT WOMEN project came from an idea of ​​the coordinator of ilCAntinonearteTeatride Montepulciano, district of Siena, later developed by three European co-organisers, Motus (Siena, Italy), BollywoodPictures (Lisbon, Portugal) and ZecoraUraTheatre (London, United Kingdom ). THE THEMES Immigration, integration, intercultural dialogue between […]

“Chinese Stores and Other Businesses”

On the 15th of May at 18:00 on the 4th floor of the Museu do Oriente, another session of DIALOGUES AND TRAVEL – ASIAN COMMUNITIES IN PORTUGAL, an initiative promoted by Fundação Oriente and coordinated by Jorge Macaísta Malheiros (Professor of the Center for Geographical Studies at the Faculty of Letters of the University of […]

Final Declaration of the 20th Conference of the European Foundation Center

Final Declaration of the 20th Conference of the European Foundation Center Rome Conference participants highlight the need to respect human rights Rome, May 16, 2009 – At the closing session of the 20th Annual Conference of the European Foundation Center (CEF), delegates approved, by acclamation, a declaration confirming their agreement with the sentiments expressed by […]

Municipal Practices 2009

Distinction for Best Municipal Practices 2009 Applications are now open for the Distinction for the best municipal practices 2009 The Immigration Platform announces the opening of the Distinction for Best Municipal Practices competition. All Municipal Councils that have developed active policies or initiatives in the field of reception and integration of immigrants in 2008 can […]

Immigrant Entrepreneur of the Year Award

This initiative of the Immigration Platform aims to reward immigrants who have distinguished themselves for their entrepreneurial and responsible role in the context of Portuguese society, and who are examples of proactive and innovative integration and, eventually, encourage cooperation between their countries of origin and Portugal. The recipients of this Contest are immigrants who: do […]

The Impact of the Economic Crisis on Migrant Communities: Europe and the USA (Compared)

Conference by Demetrios G. Papademetriou Commentator: António Vitorino Auditorium of the Luso-American Foundation Rua do Sacramento à Lapa, 21 – Lisbon Tel. 21 3935800 | fladport@flad.pt Free admission, with prior registration until the 18th of June. The works will take place in English. About MPI The Migration Policy Institute (MPI) is an independent, non-partisan, non-profit […]

Distinction Best Municipal Practices

Distinction for Best Municipal Practices The Immigration Platform decided to create a Distinction for Best Practices to distinguish Municipal Councils that have stood out for the implementation of exemplary projects in the field of promoting the reception and integration of immigrants. Projects are eligible, namely in the areas of reception, professional integration and/or social integration, […]

Network Without Network at Arrábida Convent

On the 29th and 30th of May, a training session for young people from peripheral neighborhoods took place at the Arrábida Convent, donated for this purpose by the Fundação Oriente. With the coordination of Dr. António Vitorino and Eng. Luisa Valle and the collaboration of Dr. Carlos Gaspar from Fundação Oriente and Dr. Jorge Miranda […]

Orchestra Generation Concert at the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation

Concert Orchestras Generation in the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation July 1st, 6 pm, at the Open Air Amphitheater of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation Free entry subject to available places. Ticket: Modern Art Center / Rua Dr. Nicolau de Bettencourt (from 12:00 on the same day) Generation Orchestras Inspired by the model of the Symphony Orchestras Program […]

Immigrant Entrepreneur 2009

Immigrant Entrepreneur of the Year 2009 Award Applications for the 2009 Immigrant of the Year Award are open. The Immigration Platform announces the opening of the Immigrant Entrepreneur of the Year Award competition. The recipients of the Immigrant Contest are: 1. have a residence permit in Portugal at the time of application; 2. are resident […]