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fopsim.jpgFOPSIM, the Foundation for the Promotion of Social Inclusion in Malta is hosting a half day conference this Thursday 19th April at the Osborne Hotel in Valletta between 13.30 and 17.00 hrs to focus on cultural diversity and social inclusion, with special reference to the situation in Malta.

Andreas Kotelis, Researcher from The People for Change Foundation will give an overview of inclusion and discrimination in Malta supported by recent figures and data as well as initiatives taken to promote integration in Malta. Alexander Tortell, Head of the Integration Unit, Human Rights and Integration Directorate within the Ministry for European Affairs and Equality will adress the subject Malta’s Migrant Integration Strategy & Action Plan – Vision 2020.

Prof. Paul A. Bartolo from the University of Malta’s Department of Psychology at the University of Malta will talk about the subject The challenge of welcoming migrants into Maltese schools followed by Andre’ Callus, Policy and Training Executive at NCPE who will discuss initiatives related to equality and discrimination.

The conference is part of the project EUROPE IN QUESTION, a project co-funded by the European Union in partnership with Municipality of Tanagra in Greece which is the Project Coordinator, Siawns Teg Limited, UK, Asociación de Municipios Forestales de la Comunitat Valenciana from Spain; Instituti Principe Real – Associacao Para a Inovacao e Desenvo from Portugal, FOPSIM from Malta; Dica Onlus from Italy and Empaatia NGO from Estonia.

Attendance is free of charge, however registration is required by sending an email on maria@fopsim.eu

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