EU: ICT for the Social and Economic Integration of Migrants into Europe

Published on: 31/01/2011
Last update: 05/09/2011

Description (short summary):
This is the final report on a study carried out by the Institute for Prospective Technological Studies (IPTS) on 'The potential of ICT for the promotion of cultural diversity in the EU: the case of economic and social participation and integration of immigrants and ethnic minorities'. The study explores Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) supply and demand aspects for and by immigrants and ethnic minorities in Europe and the related policy implications in their integration context.

This report selectively analyses the main findings from 5 previous publications from the study: an overview of digital support initiatives for/by Immigrant and Ethnic Minorities (IEM)  in the EU27 (Kluzer, Haché, and Codagnone, 2008); a more detailed analysis of ICT supply and demand in IEM communities in France, Germany, Spain and the UK (Codagnone et al, eds. 2009) and three reports on case studies in France, Germany and Spain. It puts these findings into theoretical perspective, indicates the policy implications and makes recommendations.

Number of pages: 82

ISBN Number: 978-92-79-19280-7

Description of license: © European Union, 2011, Reproduction is authorised provided the source is acknowledged

Nature of documentation: Official reports and studies


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