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1 © City of Nuremberg / Human Rights Office – Administrative Secretariat – European Coalition of Cities Aganist Racism – Milano - Nov Living Together in Equality and Diversity

2 © City of Nuremberg / Human Rights Office – Administrative Secretariat – European Coalition of Cities Aganist Racism – Milano - Nov The essential role of cities Majority of the world population live in cities Main focus of ethnic and cultural mixing Main focus of racism and discrimination Places of inclusiveness and respect Certain degree of autonomy and resources Ideal space to combat racism and discrimination

3 © City of Nuremberg / Human Rights Office – Administrative Secretariat – European Coalition of Cities Aganist Racism – Milano - Nov Initiated by UNESCO Established in Nuremberg in 2004 Working document

4 © City of Nuremberg / Human Rights Office – Administrative Secretariat – European Coalition of Cities Aganist Racism – Milano - Nov The Goals Fighting racism and discrimination at a municipal level Promoting integration and human rights Supporting member cities via the Ten-Point- Plan of Action Strengthing co-operation with civil society organisations Representing the common interest of member cities

5 © City of Nuremberg / Human Rights Office – Administrative Secretariat – European Coalition of Cities Aganist Racism – Milano - Nov Defines ten central fields of action Suggests concrete measures and activities

6 © City of Nuremberg / Human Rights Office – Administrative Secretariat – European Coalition of Cities Aganist Racism – Milano - Nov Ombudsperson or anti-discrimination unit Informing citizens about their rights and obligations Non-discriminatory clauses in municipal contracts Awarding local firms for their struggle against racism Measures - Activities

7 © City of Nuremberg / Human Rights Office – Administrative Secretariat – European Coalition of Cities Aganist Racism – Milano - Nov Promoting intercultural competence Employing persons with a migration background Developing codes of practice for estate agents Human rights education in schools Mediation programmes and conflict management Measures - Activities

8 © City of Nuremberg / Human Rights Office – Administrative Secretariat – European Coalition of Cities Aganist Racism – Milano - Nov Nuremberg: activities to implement the Action Plan Intercultural opening of the municipal administration Intercultural and human rights education for municipal employees

9 © City of Nuremberg / Human Rights Office – Administrative Secretariat – European Coalition of Cities Aganist Racism – Milano - Nov Human rights education oin schools oin adult education institutions Events on the „International Day Against Discrimination“ Publication on racism and discrimination Nuremberg: activities to implement the Action Plan

10 © City of Nuremberg / Human Rights Office – Administrative Secretariat – European Coalition of Cities Aganist Racism – Milano - Nov Nuremberg: activities to implement the Action Plan Anti-discrimination rules for contracts and licences Guidelines for real estate companies Anti-discrimination office Public awards for local companies

11 © City of Nuremberg / Human Rights Office – Administrative Secretariat – European Coalition of Cities Aganist Racism – Milano - Nov Structure Steering Committee as decision-making body Administrative Secretariat in Nuremberg Scientific Secretariat at UNESCO Paris Registered Association will be established Member cities commit to present a report on the implementation of the Action Plan

12 © City of Nuremberg / Human Rights Office – Administrative Secretariat – European Coalition of Cities Aganist Racism – Milano - Nov Mid-term strategy Promoting the sharing of best practice Creating a website Developing criteria for evaluation Identifying member cities which promote the Coalition at national level Developing a public relations strategy

13 © City of Nuremberg / Human Rights Office – Administrative Secretariat – European Coalition of Cities Aganist Racism – Milano - Nov Living Together in Equality and Diversity


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