Invitation to the conference Solidarity with Refugees, Prague, 24 September

OPU cordially invites you to the international conference on the Solidarity with Refugees in our Past and in our Future taking place in Prague City Hall, Staroměstské náměstí 1, Prague 1 on 24 September 2021. The Conference programme is attached…

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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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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.