Call to participate in the international integration-themed project
Tartu City Government
21 November / The purpose of the CRISCO project is to make Tartu more coherent.
CRISCO: Crossroad of the Regions – fostering involvement of all citizens in local life to Improve Social COhesion
Dear resident of Tartu,
Alongside Estonians there are people from nearly 100 different nationalities living in Tartu, who have settled here mostly for the purposes of learning or working. The City of Tartu invites residents and institutions to participate in the international integration-themed project. The purpose of the CRISCO project is to make Tartu more coherent, so that communities living next to one another in the city would know each other, and everyone, regardless of origin, would have a voice in the events taking place in Tartu. With your help, we are hoping that the project will result in us being able to identify the technical aids or support systems required to do so.
Within the framework of the project, the four biggest topics will be discussed at international meetings:
1) Cultural and Social Barriers to Integration – March 2018, Bassano del Grappa (Italy);
2) Prejudices and Precarious Individual Situations – September 2018, Strasbourg (France);
3) Language Barriers to Integration – January 2019, Vejle (Denmark);
4) Lack of (Public) Places for Inclusion Activities – June 2019, Etterbeek (Belgium)
If you are interested in participating in the discussion of questions concerning the development of Tartu, and taking part in project activities, please contact the project coordinator by 10 December, at the latest:
Tel: +372 736 1024.
The first joint meeting of CRISCO’s Tartu stakeholders will be taking place in January 2018. Joint discussions will be held in English.
Cities participating in the project (10):
Municipality of Etterbeek, Brussels Region, Belgium (Project Coordinator)
ALDA (European Association for Local Democracy), Strasbourg, France
Municipality of Bassano del Grappa, Bassano del Grappa, Italy
VIFIN (Videnscenter for Integration), Vejle, Denmark
Other local government partners
Municipality of Delft, The Netherlands
Municipality of Jonava, Lithuania
Municipality of Novo mesto, Slovenia
Municipality of Rezekne, Latvia
Municipality of Vlora, Albania
Municipality of Tartu, Estonia
The project is being funded by the European Union through the Europe for Citizens programme. The City of Tartu is cooperating in the CRISCO project with the Tartu International House.
CRISCO project homepage: www.criscoeurope.eu
Last changed 21.11.2017