Integration of African Children in Ireland

Event date / time: 
Tuesday, April 21, 2009 -
12:00 to 16:00

Venue: Dept. of Education, Clock Tower Conference Hall,  Marlborough Street, Dublin 1

Date: Tuesday 21 April, 2009

Time: 10:00am – 2pm

Participants: Young people (Irish & Non Irish) from Schools, Youth Clubs, Direct Provision, Various Groups, Youth Workers, Youth Leaders, Policy makers, Teachers, Community workers, etc

Speakers: Young people from diverse background

“Promoting human rights and equality among young people is critical if we want to achieve an open, tolerant and equal society. As the adults of tomorrow, young people will shape the future” Pg. 1 A guide to European Diversity 2005.

As a youth organisation, supporting this type of initiative is a positive way of promoting integration and equality among young people from diverse background (Irish & Non Irish).

IACI is a national network of African Children established in 2003 with the aim of supporting the integration needs of African Children and their families now living in Ireland.

AIMS & OBJECTIVES OF CONFERENCE

  • To give young people (from the immigrant and Irish community) the opportunity to dialogue on issues that affects them.
  • To provide an opportunity for discussion, and recommendation on Cultural diversity etc from young peoples point of view
  • To create the awareness and understanding of different culture.
  • To create an on going platform for dialogue on matters arising

 

 Lunch will be provided

Please contact: Yemi Ojo on: 086-4023953 OR Beauty Agbonlahor on-085-7782857  RSVP: April 17th, 2009 by email: iaciyouth@gmail.com