AER participates in the launch of “Cities & Regions for Integration”

The AER President, Magnus Berntsson, spoke during the launch of the initiative and emphasized AER’s belief that Europe derives its strength from diversity. Additionally, Mr Berntsson stressed AER member regions’ dedication to cooperate to more effectively manage migration and harness the benefits of diversity for better social cohesion outcomes, through multi-level and multi-actor cooperation.

He also stressed that unless the EU and national governments make the multilevel migration, governance system work and enhance their financial support to regions to undertake their fundamental role in integrating new arrivals and creating inclusive communities, it will be difficult for Europe to successfully manage migration and achieve the benefits of diversity and building cohesive societie.

The AER President, Magnus Berntsson, spoke during the launch of the initiative and emphasized AER’s belief that Europe derives its strength from diversity. Additionally, Mr Berntsson stressed AER member regions’ dedication to cooperate to more effectively manage migration and harness the benefits of diversity for better social cohesion outcomes, through multi-level and multi-actor cooperation.

He also stressed that unless the EU and national governments make the multilevel migration, governance system work and enhance their financial support to regions to undertake their fundamental role in integrating new arrivals and creating inclusive communities, it will be difficult for Europe to successfully manage migration and achieve the benefits of diversity and building cohesive societie.

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