New Statelessness Case Law Database Out now!

The European Network on Statelessness (ENS) with OPU as an active member released a new online database of statelessness case law. The database contains summaries of national and regional case law covering Europe, as well as international jurisprudence. The case…

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Care for unaccompanied minor refugees – new EPIC Guidelines

In the frame of the transnational project EPIC releases OPU and its partners new Guidelines for possible expansion of services for unaccompanied children seeking asylum (UAMs). The Guidelines describe our future plans for better inclusion of this target group. The…

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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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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.