Ministers formally launch the Connecting Diverse Communities Project on Race Relations Day 21 March 2007
Ministers announce the Connecting Diverse Communities Project on Race Relations Day 21 March 2007
Major New Zealand government programmes that aim to improve social cohesion
This document contains examples of major government programmes that focus on areas such as employment, education, housing and settlement assistance.
Local government and NGO programmes that aim to improve social cohesion
Important work goes on across all sectors to strengthen relations between communities. This document contains examples of local government authorities and non-government organisations working to improve social cohesion.
Diverse Communities - Exploring the Migrant and Refugee Experience in New Zealand
The Ministry of Social Development’s (MSD) Diverse Communities - Exploring the Migrant and Refugee Experience in New Zealandreport brings together existing data and research findings on migrant and refugee outcomes in New Zealand, and highlights areas where those outcomes have potential impact on social cohesion.
Connecting Diverse Communities - Report on 2007/2008 Public Engagement
This report summarises the findings from the fifteen public meetings held around New Zealand in 2007, and a written questionnaire circulated in early 2008.
Initiatives to Improve Social Cohesion: An International Perspective
This paper summarises social cohesion initiatives from around the developed world. It has been prepared in response to questions about “what do other countries do to address the social cohesion issues that we face now or in the future?”
Working Paper - 'What Works' To Combat Ethnic Discrimination?
The purpose of this paper is to present information on ‘what works’ to address ethnic discrimination and promote respect.