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One City One People

Office for Integration DCC: Notice and Reservation of date –

Dublin City Council’s Office for Integration (OFI) will lead a key initiative for the city this autumn
focused on city’s immigrant population to promote inclusion, integration and to combat racism and
discrimination. Titled One City One People the initiative 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.

One City One People City Transport campaign

OFI with the support of the Office for the Minister for Integration together with the participation of
the city transport companies Veoila Luas, Dublin Bus, DART Irish Rail and Bus Eireann will promote a
keynote campaign called “One City -One People Dublin does not accept Racism and Discrimination” .
All city transport networks will be used in the campaign along with prime on street JCDecaux advertising

This campaign will be launched on Wednesday 15th September 2010 at 5pm – All details TBC

A number of key thematic projects and programmes linked to this will run through the autumn
and are listed in short below: Full details will follow in full. All details at present are provisional.

Conference: One City One People – Integration: The Next Decade? A one day conference
will take place on Friday 24th September in Wood Quay venue, Dublin City Council. This
seminar will focus on the present situation Dublin is at in 2010 and discuss integration for the
next decade in relation to the City. It will reflect study and opinion on the issue of integration
and interculturalism at present and discuss developments for the coming decade on a local,
national, European and International perspective.
Open Cities-Seminar Wood Quay 14th Oct 2010 Open Cities Integration and
Competitiveness. How openness can contribute to future economic growth. Seminar 14th Oct
Anti Racism Monitoring Seminar: ENAR (European Network against Racism) and OFI
(Office for Integration) – Open forum to consider potential of city level racism monitoring
framework to report and monitor racist incidents. Wood Quay 7th Oct 210

UNESCO Young Leaders against Racism and Discrimination

Two young Dubliners of immigrant origin who have shown leadership potential through their
work in raising awareness on issues of racism and discrimination in the city will represent
Dublin at UNESCO Youth Conference in Barcelona on 10-13th September 2010.
Music: An Intercultural Gospel Music festival will take place on Saturday September 25th in
Helix in Dublin in association with DCC and Metro Eireann. An Intercultural Gospel evening
will also be held in Wood Quay venue as part of culture night.
Art Exhibition. DCC in association with UNICEF will hold an exhibition called “Suitcase
Stories” – an exhibition of the stories of migrants told through artistic suitcases. DCC Civics
Offices from 27th September – 8th October
Fomax DIT – Crossing Cultures: Fomacs/OFI Dublin City Dialogues:
A new initiative Fomax/DCC Using digital stories commissioned by Fomax to create dialogue
on immigration and integration within local areas of the city. Project launch 15th October
DCC OFI Film Series: Film Workshops: Three films will be screened and followed by
interactive workshops focusing on the films “Invictus” by Clint Eastwood, “The Classroom” by
Laurent Cantet and “Pavee Lackeen” by Perry Ogden.

British Council/Fomacs Learning Lab: Identities and Social Justice.

Yasmin Alibhai Browne will participate in a public conversation with Susan McKay, Director
of National Women’s Council, on Friday 24 September from 12:30 -2:00 pm., at the Chester
Beatty Library.
Sanctuary: As part of Culture Night, Friday September 24th, 2010, FOMACS in association
with Storytellers of Ireland and the Irish Refugee Council, will present Sanctuary – a series
of ultra-short monologues, all less than one minute long, in which the stories of people who
have sought asylum and received refuge in Ireland are recounted on screen and through live
performance by actors and writers living here. Venue to be decided.

Lost in Translation Symposium: Ulster Bank Dublin Theatre Festival will work with the
Centre for Transcultural Research and Media Practice, located in the DIT and City Arts to

present a one day symposium investigating the role of Arts in social integration. DCC Wood
Quay Venue Saturday 16th October 2010.
Sport : SARI (Sport against Racism Ireland) Soccerfest: SARI supported by Concern
Worldwide host annual Soccerfest Phoenix Park 11th/12th September

Count us In: SARI /City of Dublin VEC Programme : education awareness programme in City
VEC schools.

Caman Lets Stick Together: Intercultural initiative All Ireland Camogie Final 12th September
Croke Park 2010,

Intercultural International Boxing Tournament – Mansion House

Dublin European Capital of Sport Conference 21st October 2010 National Conference

We would like all agencies and groups involved in the work on integration to reserve the dates above
and to contact us with any projects or additions to the Campaign you may have developed or are
ongoing. Please send all information to by Sept 2nd 2010.

All information and booking forms for conference will be available on the website
onecity from early September.



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