RAP workshop started in OPU Brno

A unique activity for foreign, refugee and Czech children takes place in OPU Brno. Workshops on rap bring together youngsters from various countries and of various backgrounds with the aim to jointly produce music CD, organize a concert and prevent…

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OPU in the European Parliament on legal avenues for refugee children

OPU Director Martin Rozumek made a speech on 6 February 2020 at the seminar in the EU Parliament on the topic of unaccompanied minor refugees. The seminar was organised by MEPs Michaela Sojdrova (EPP) and Caterina Chinnici (S+D Group). Mr.…

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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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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.