Send an appeal to the Minister Hamáček to accept unaccompanied minors from Greece

Send a postcard to the Interior Minister telling him that he cannot keep closing his eyes endlessly to the suffering of unaccompanied minor refugees in Greece. There are more than 5000 refugee children without parents or relatives in Greece, the…

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Christmas collection for children in accomodation centers for asylum seekers

Make children happy and buy a gift! Every week, OPU goes to accomodation centers for asylum seekers, where there are currently around 114 children (from babies to 18 year old). Some of them will spend Christmas for the first time…

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OPU at the restart of the new EU asylum policy in Berlin

30 European organisations and cities including OPU adopted in Berlin on 25 November 2019  the Berlin Action Plan on a New European Asylum Policy. The Berlin Plan summarizes the basic requirements directed towards the European Commission and EU Member States…

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Who are we?

Organization for Aid to Refugees (OPU) has been helping refugees and foreigners in the Czech Republic for 25 years.

OPU is non-profit and non-state organization and its main activities include providing free legal and social counselling to applicants for international protection and to other foreigners in the Czech Republic, organizing training programmes for both professionals and the general public, and other activities aimed at promoting integration of foreigners.

One of the OPU’s goals is to fight against xenophobia and racial and ethnic intolerance.