What are the successful models and good approaches in the field of integration and migration in the Alps? How can social innovation and development be promoted? 41 projects and initiatives from the Alps have applied for the Alpine Pluralism Award 2018, showing what integration can look like in the Alps.
Textile design, internet marketing and literature: a Slovenian project trains women with a migration background and promote intercultural dialogue. In Italy, refugees restore an abandoned chestnut forest, engage in community farming and produce organic soap. In Austria, communities support newcomers to find a joband associations organise language cafés, workshops and social exchange. These are just some of the many initiatives submitted for the Pluralism Award 2018, which gives recognition to activities on integration and migration as part of the PlurAlps project.
The most promising initiatives from the Alpine region will receive an award. during the PlurAlps mid-term conference on 16th and 17th May 2018 in Turin/I, Representatives from business, politics and the civil society as well as people interested in integration and migration topics are invited to exchange ideas and to be inspired by the initiatives from the Alps.