Point 8 - Challenging Racism and Discrimination Through Education

To strengthen measures against discrimination in access to, and enjoyment of, all forms of education; and to promote the provision of education in mutual tolerance and understanding, and intercultural dialogue.

  • To intervene to ensure equal opportunities, especially in terms of access to education, through affirmative action policies.
  • To develop teaching material (textbooks, guides, audiovisual or multimedia documentation,  kits) on mutual tolerance, respect of human dignity, peaceful coexistence and intercultural dialogue that can contribute to enhancement of the ability of pupils, teachers and trainers to operate in a multiethnic, multicultural and intercultural environment and to deal with the pressures and opportunities of such diversity.

World Cities Day at UNESCO: Millennial mayors call for human and inclusive cities

Paris – France
Nancy – France
Bologna – Italy

On the occasion of the World Cities Day, UNESCO welcomed on 31 October at its Headquarters in Paris, the ECCAR president Benedetto Zacchiroli, the ECCAR vice-president & deputy Mayor of Nancy Lucienne…

Amitié Code


AMITIE CODE (Capitalizing On Development) is a European Commission funded project that involves Public Authorities and NGOs operating in 6 different European Countries. It's main goal is to raise a…


The City of Bologna is the capital of Emilia-Romagna, in Northern Italy, the seventh Italian city by population (400.000 inhabitants) and one of the main metropolitan areas (1 million inhabitants).