Limerick formally signed the Intercultural Cities agreement on 19th November 2014, in advance of the conference “Sports, Arts and Culture in the Intercultural City”, which was held in Limerick on 20th &21st November.
Doras Luimní initiated Limerick’s participation in the Intercultural Cities network in 2012, which is a programme funded by the European Council and European Commission.
The Intercultural Cities initiative aims at stimulating new ideas and practices concerning the integration of migrants and minorities. Doras Luimní are working closely with other cities around the world to promote a greater awareness of the positive role diversity can play in the development of a city. More about the programme can be found at www.coe.int/interculturalcities.