Office for Integration
Dublin City Council’s Office for Integration (OFI) is pleased to announce its lead on this key initiative for the city again in the Autumn of 2012 focused on city’s immigrant population to promote inclusion, integration and to combat racism and discrimination. The One City One People Campaign will use a variety of mediums to promote the message that Dublin is an open city, a city which respects and embraces difference, is accessible, safe and equal and does not accept racism and discrimination.
The OFI with the support of the Office for the Promotion of Migrant Integration within the Department of Justice and Equality together with the participation of the city transport companies Veoila, Dublin Bus, DART, Irish Rail and many migrant networks, organizations along with museums, libraries, galleries, and open spaces that will promote this campaign from September to December.
We are also delighted to begin preparations for the Council of Europe Intercultural Cities Milestone Conference that Dublin will host in February 2013 as part of Ireland’s hosting of the EU Presidency.
Download the One City One People programme in pdf format below:
"Kinopolis" Film Festival
Kinopolis Film Festival will celebrate its 7th year by returning to the Irish Film Institute, where it launched from in 2006. This 4-day cinematic festivity will present the best of Polish Cinema followed by special Q&As with acclaimed Polish actors such as Wojciech Pszoniak and Marian Dziedziel. This festival takes place on November 8th-11th. Filmbase will host the special photo exhibition dedicated to movies screened at the IFI.
Kinopolis 2012 brings numerous cult and contemporary productions that embrace drama & action movies plus animation. Among award-winning titles are 'Black Thursday’ (2011 Montreal World Film Festival - FIPRESCI Prize, 2011 Gdynia Polish Film Festival – Special Jury Award) and Oscar-nominee 'Paths of Hate' (Best Animated Film and a Special Jury Award at Comi-Con). Additionally, the Irish audience will have a chance to see film classics such as 'Aria for an Athele' by Filip Bajon and Andrzej Wajda's 'Danton'.
As part of Dublin City Councils One City One People Campaign DCTV is distributing copies of its award winning children's TV series, "The Storyteller" to children in schools around the city. The first copies were presented to the children from the 3 schools in the city centre area which appeared in the series.
The Lord Mayor Naoise O’Muiri (picture above) presented the DVDs at an event in the Smock Alley banqueting hall.
Every Wednesday & Friday 6-7.30pm
Location: O’Connell School
North Richmond Street (off NCR)
Opportunity to represent SARI and compete at National and International events.
LMust wear Astro trainers (NO STUDS or BLADES of any kind)
For further information please call:
SARI 01 873 5077or Kerrie Clohessy 086 265 2175
NEAR FM “Intercultural Dialogue through Community Media”
Near FM are currently looking to get together a vibrant team of Irish and non-EU nationals to take part in our intercultural project. There is no cost. And no experience is necessary.
Do you have something to say? Are you interested in interculturalism?
Would you like to work with a diverse team on a radio programme? Then we want you!
What is it? The project is in two parts.
Part one is a 4 week FETAC level 4 course in Community Radio.
Part two will see the team work together on 13 radio programmes on the theme of intercultural dialogue
Check back here or at at Intercultural Dublin for further details.