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If there is a national strategy covering both integration and cohesion? Are the two key elements of the strategy joined up formally?

Key Area:
Policies On Integration - Cohesion
17/02/2012 - 16:21
Short Answer

Yes, the National Action Plan for inclusion addresses both integration and cohesion.

Qualitative Info

The Plano Nacional de Acção para a Inclusão (PNAI) [National Action Plan for Inclusion] presents the Portuguese national strategy in the area of poverty and social exclusion. The PNAI, 2003-2005 has the immigrant population as one of its main target groups (toghether with people with disabilities, children and older people). The second edition of PNAI (2006-2008) addressed immigration and disabilities through the lens of gender perspective and multiple discrimination. The third edition of PNAI (2008-2010) added also ethnic minorities as a target group.

The I Plano para a Integração de Imigrantes (PII, 2007-2009) [I Plan for Immigrant Integration] and the II Plano para a Integração de Imigrantes (PII, 2010-2013) [II Plan for Immigrant Integration] adopted several measures accross various policy areas, including the integration of immigrants in culture, language, employment, professional training, housing, gender issues and combating racism and discrimination.


ACIDI (2007), I Plan for Immigrant Integration (2007-2009),ão+do+Plano+2007-2009+em+inglês+, Date of access: 26.01.2012.

ACIDI (2010), II Plan for Immigrant Integration (2010-2013),ão+da+Plano+2010-2013+em+Inglês, Date of access: 26.01.2012.

ACIDI, (2010), Relatório Final: I Plano para a Integração de Imigrantes (2007-2009),ça+o+Relatório+Final+do+PII+%282007-2009%29, Date  of access: 26.01.2012.

PNAI, Plano Nacional de Acção para a Inclusão,, Date of access: 26.01.2012.

Groups affected/interested Migrants, Roma & Travelers, Ethnic minorities
Type (R/D) Anti-migrant/xenophobia, Anti-roma/ romaphobia
Key socio-economic / Institutional Areas Integration - social cohesion
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