Integration and Diversity

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Integration is a process where the host society and migrants face a number of challenges and tasks. Integration aims at achieving equality and equal opportunities. Showing respect and acknowledging each other are vital factors in a successful integration process.

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"Start Wien" for refugees

The new "Start Wien" programme includes orientation and advice as well as opportunities for education and job qualification. more

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The Vienna Charter for refugees

Two-hour Vienna Charter talks are held at refugee accommodations at regular intervals. During the Vienna Charter talks, participants discuss the contents of the Vienna Charter in their mother tongues. more

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Wien.Vielfalt.Wissen 2017

The lecture series Wien.Vielfalt.Wissen intends to teach people about the topics of integration, diversity, ethnic communities and refugees in Vienna. more

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The project Migra-Bil provides representatives of associations and committed individuals with the opportunity to acquire basic knowledge in the areas of voluntary work, event organisation, funding opportunities, intercultural communication. more

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Funding in 2017

In 2017 associations and initiatives are called upon to develop and submit ideas and projects regarding the topic "integration of refugees". more

Facts and figures on migration background

Immigration and the resulting pluralisation of society are a fact that is reflected in Vienna’s population data. Since 2006, the Viennese population has grown by eleven percent. more

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Vienna promotes language skills

Vienna offers a variety of best practice projects and measures to promote language skills. The City of Vienna launches two new projects that promote multilingualism. more

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Goran Novakovic (Municipal Department 17)
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