Thursday 6th March 2008: The Migrant Worker Support Network (MWSN) and South Tyrone Empowerment Programme (S.T.E.P.) are holding a conference event entitled â€˜Migration and Integrationâ€™. The event aims to explore the challenges of integration from societal, employment, educational, policy and research perspectives. The event will take place on Friday 4th April at Lough Neagh Discovery Centre, Craigavon.
The half day conference aims to identify the challenges and actions needed to facilitate successful integration in Northern Ireland from a number of perspectives. Community and voluntary organisations from across Northern Ireland will be in attendance. Private and voluntary sector organisations or any other relevant parties are welcome to attend.
Key speakers will provide representation from some of the leading organisations in this area including: Women from Minorities Network, Migrant Rights Centre Ireland (MRCI), Armagh City and District Council, Inclusion and Diversity Service, Queenâ€™s University of Belfast and Integrating Ireland.
The conference takes place from 9.00am until 2.30pm on Friday 4th April at Lough Neagh Discovery Centre, Craigavon. Places are free to all subscribing members of the network and a nominal fee of Â£15 applies to non-members or Â£5 for students. For more information or to book a place please contact Assumpta Oâ€™Neill on 028 8772 9002 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org by Thursday 27th March. Registration forms and information leaflets can also be downloaded from www.stepni.org