Featured Integration Practice:

The Integration Award for Sports

State Secretary, Dr. Reinhold Lopatka, initiated the “Association to Encourage Integration through Sports” and created the “Integration Award for Sports” in cooperation with the Austrian Integration Fund (ÖIF). Successful integration is combined with positive images in sports, contributing to an increased sense of “togetherness”. When people of different nationalities, religions, or with different worldviews meet through sports, there is generally no room for reservations; skills like tolerance, fairness, team spirit, and solidarity can be explored and shared. A jury comprising individuals from the fields of sports, business, and social affairs selects the best projects. They look closely at qualities like sustainability, originality, working method, visibility, and the level of volunteerism. The only condition is that the projects must have already…

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  • “He says: I am from there, I am from here,
    but I am neither there nor here.
    I have two names which meet and part...
    I have two languages, but I have long forgotten
    which is the language of my dreams.”
     Mahmoud Darwish