OPU strongly against further militarization of borders

At a special summit of the European Council on 10 February, ending at 3 a.m., EU member states agreed that the Union should fund all possible measures to help Member States at external borders to ensure immediate control of the…

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Support to refugees from Ukraine in the Czech Republic

To be still 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…

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Advocating for human rights of stateless people in Geneva

There are Pre-sessions to the 42nd session of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) in Geneva right now. We are advocating for the rights of stateless persons in Czechia in cooperation with the European Network on Statelessness (ESN) and the Institute…

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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.