Together in the same direction, the initiative promoted by the Department of Participation and Citizen Services, conducting a survey in order to assess the impact of their work in favor of intercultural coexistence in the island in collaboration with the Observatory on Immigration Tenerife (Obiten).
The insular counselor of Participation and Citizen Services Acting, Coromoto Yanes, notes that “such actions, which are conducted within the framework of the strategy together in the same direction, in addition to the interest of the activity itself, have the courage added to be performed by volunteers and people from different backgrounds, demonstrating its firm commitment to the consolidation of a diverse and cohesive society “.
The questionnaire investigates, among other things, in the perception of respondents about issues such as coexistence of different cultures in Tenerife, the degree of social cohesion that is perceived in society Tenerife, the interest in an intercultural society, the valuation of the benefits of cultural diversity or the skills and knowledge to relate to people of other origins.
With the strategic action plan together in the same direction is to improve intercultural coexistence and increase social cohesion. For it is committed to increase the interest of the Tenerife population multiculturalism. Finally, the plan sets out three main lines of action recommended to be able to achieve these objectives: increase awareness of the benefits of cultural diversity, fostering dialogue skills and increase relations between different cultures.