Methodology of the institute of host care for unaccompanied minors

Methodology of the institute of host care for unaccompanied minors (in Czech version only) has been produced thanks to the European project of the Operational Programme Employment, Support for the care of foreign children in host families CZ.03.2.X/0.0/0.0/18_095/0011233 and deals…

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Support to refugees from Ukraine in the Czech Republic

To be able to help more people fleeing from Ukraine, especially to strengthen our work teams in different Czech and Moravian regions, we need your help. Please financially support our work: bank account no. 6026562017/2700 (notice: UKRAINE) , for EURO…

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Press release: A family from Afghanistan, supported by OPU and Forum HR, lodges a complaint against the Czech Republic with the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child

On Wednesday, 22 June 2022, a family from Afghanistan lodged a complaint with the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child. The family been detained in Czech immigration detention for more than a month in 2019. They argue that…

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Organization for Aid to Refugees (OPU) has been helping refugees and foreigners in the Czech Republic since 1991.

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.

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