• Preface
  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1: European exchange of information and good practice
  • 1.1 Targeted European cooperation on integration
  • 1.2 The Handbook in focus
  • Chapter 2: Mass media and integration
  • 2.1 Challenges and opportunities in the media environment
  • 2.2 Developing an effective media strategy
  • 2.3 Creating a more diverse media
  • Conclusions
  • Chapter 3: Awareness-raising and migrant empowerment
  • 3.1 Awareness-raising : informing opinion and activating the public
  • 3.2 Building capacity and choosing action
  • Conclusions
  • Chapter 4: Dialogue Platforms
  • 4.1 Setting up and running a platform : overcoming obstacles
  • 4.2 Roles for a leading public authority or civil society organisation
  • Conclusions
  • Chapter 5: Acquisition of nationality and the practice of active citizenship
  • 5.1 Concepts and multiple interests in the shared future of a diverse society
  • 5.2 The acquisition of nationality
  • 5.3 Administrative procedures encouraging citizens-to-be
  • 5.4 From acquisition to active citizenship among old and new citizens
  • Conclusions
  • Chapter 6: Immigrant Youth, Education and the Labour Market
  • 6.1 Improving the school system
  • 6.2 Investing in pupils
  • 6.3 Facilitating the transition to higher education and the labour market
  • Conclusions
  • Annex I : Common basic principles for immigrant integration policy in the European Union
  • Annex II : Integration benchmarking tool
  • Annex III : National Contact Points on Integration
  • Annex IV : Selected Bibliography