Ana Feder, Mediterranean City-to-City Migration Project (MC2CM), ICMPD Malta
This was the 1st sub-regional event of the 2nd
Phase (2018-2021) of the Mediterranean City-to-City Migration Project
(MC2CM), funded by the EU and SDC and held under the auspices of the
City of Tunis. During the workshop, participants shared practical
experience on actions at local level which support a fact-based and
balanced narrative on migration.
Michael Spindelegger, Director General of ICMPD, along with representatives from both partner organizations met with the Mayor of Tunis, Souad Aderrahim to
discuss the advancement of the MC2CM project. The Mayor renewed her
commitment to working with the three partners on the future of the
During the event, participants, including those from
Tunis, shared best practices which included showcasing how a municipal
theatre became a symbolic place of cultural exchange for migrants and
the local population. The city of Amsterdam shared an example of an app
they launched to support newly arrived migrants.
One of the main
objectives of the MC2CM project, as it launches its second phase of
implementation, is to promote a realistic and fair narrative on
migration and intercultural dialogue, and to foster cultural diversity
and mutual understanding.
This was the first sub-regional event the 2nd Phase (2018-2021) of the MC2MC project, funded by the EU and SDC and held under the auspices of the City of Tunis. The event capitalised on the Migration Media Award
Ceremony which was held on 19 September 2018 and other related events
organized by ICMPD on the topic of the narrative on migration.
For more information on the MC2CM project and to access the project outputs, please click here