Findings of the TRIPS project: Problems with the identification of victims of trafficking in human beings among international protection beneficiaries in Czech Republic

As part of the European TRIPS project, non-profit organizations from France, Italy, Ireland, Belgium and Czech republic are working on how to provide the best necessary assistance and accesible care to international protection beneficiaries who have been trafficked. In order…

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Position to the new EU Pact on Migration and Asylum

Consortium of Migrant Assisting Organisation including OPU published its position to the new EU Pact on Migration and Asylum. Consortium is critical above all to the continuing suffering and difficult access of asylum seekers to asylum procedures and points out…

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European project TRIPS: First results discussed at a mid-term workshop

From 30 November to 3 December, the partners of the European project TRIPS gathered online alongside European experts and representatives of the European Commission to exchange on the activities implementation and the first findings. TRIPS is co-funded by the European…

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Who are we?

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.