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Daniel de Torres

International expert on diversity and multiculturalism policies

Daniel de Torres

 

Daniel de Torres is an international expert on diversity and multiculturalism policies for Local Governments and International Organizations such as the Council of Europe or the Organization of Ibero-American States (OEI). From 2007-2011, he was the Commissioner on Immigration and Intercultural Dialogue of the City of Barcelona promoting public policies including an innovative approach of consensus, mainstreaming and networking recognized as good practices at the global level. Previously he served as advisor of the Mayor of Barcelona and the Committee on Education, Culture and Social Welfare on innovative policies for social cohesion. Daniel is currently Director of the "Spanish Network of Intercultural Cities" (RECI) linked to the European Network of Intercultural Cities promoted by the Council of Europe as well as Director of the project “Anti-rumours”, which is aimed to prevent racism attitudes and prejudices, funded by the Open Society Foundation and led by the ACSAR Foundation.

He holds a degree in Economics at the University of Barcelona (UB) and he also pursued postgraduate training on Intercultural and Education (UB) and European and International Studies at the Birkbeck College, University of London.

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