Why Brazil should be interested in regional integration?
Brazil was under almost 400 years of Portuguese influence, and only at the beginning of the 20th century did the country begin to form its own foreign policy. Most of its foreign policy was predicated on the North-South axis. However, with Lula as president in 2003, the country began not […]
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Better Integration: The Lesson of the Boston Bombings?
Just the other day I was having this rather unusual conversation with one of my American friends. I was fascinated at the depth of ‘philosophical’ ideas he had about multiculturalism and making the world a better place to live. But lo and behold, it turns out that this very friend […]
Notes on global migration from a small Slovak village
In the village where I’m living you can meet people from different nations. Mostly Slovaks and Hungarians. A few Czechs, Serbs, some Vietnamese and Chinese. Sometimes Gypsies. And also someone of clearly Sub-Saharan origin. A football championship between various groups living in our area took place recently at our local stadium where I […]
What’s Texas Without the Twang?
As economically-driven migration changes the composition of communities and cities all over the world, what is happening to us as individuals and as distinct cultures? Are we retaining our distinctiveness as it has always been, or are we becoming cultural mash-ups? How does this experience help or hurt us in a globalized economy?
Cities of Migration: Marketplace of Good Ideas – Workbook
Cities of Migration looks outside national borders to cities around the world, London, Malmo, Auckland, Turin, Hannover and many more, for practical innovative ideas that integrate migrants successfully into city life. Explore our showcase of good ideas in integration across the themes of Work, Live, Plan, Connect and Learn with […]