The election of new representatives for advisory body for migrants declared in March


Slovene Philanthropy partner in the EU co-funded project Fostering political participation and policy involvement of immigrants in 9 Central and Eastern EU countries, lobbied for the inclusion of people with migrant background to the only advisory body for migrants in the Republic of Slovenia, called Council for the Inclusion of Foreigners.

After a couple of meetings with the Council members, coming from different ministries and civil society organizations working in the field of migration or integration of foreigners, the proposal of Slovene Philanthropy was excepted. We agreed that Slovene Philanthropy prepares the selection process and electoral system used for the selection of three new Council members with migrant background. 

On the 10th of March 2015, the selection procedure of three representatives with migrant background has started. Registration of candidates is running between the 10th and the 24th of March. After that the list of candidates will be made public, while the elections themselves will take place on the 30th of March. Three representatives with the migrant background will be elected: one representative from the area of the former Yugoslavia, one representative from the EU countries and one from all the other countries of the World. For additional information visit: www.filantropija.org