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WHICH STATES PROVIDE WITH LANGUAGE LESSONS? #5

ONE EUROPE – DIFFERENT POLICIES – UNEQUAL RIGHTS FOR REFUGEES WHICH STATES PROVIDE WITH LANGUAGE LESSONS? States can provide asylum seekers and refugees with language lessons, which remains one of the best ways to facilitate integration into the hosting society. However, there are many differences depending on the status in itself, but also the country concerned....

RISE, Pan-European network gathers in Brussels to demand asylum reform 20/03/2017
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RISE, Pan-European network gathers in Brussels to demand asylum reform 20/03/2017

17 March 2017 A new Europe-wide network of refugee and migrant organisations from 14 different countries, RISE, will gather at Brussels on Monday (20th March) to call on legislators to treat migrants and refugees fairly and humane. “The participation and contribution of refugees’ and migrants’ ideas and solutions are essential to ensure a constructive and...

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WHAT IS THE MAXIMUM TIME LIMIT TO BE DETAINED? #4

ONE EUROPE – DIFFERENT POLICIES – UNEQUAL RIGHTS FOR REFUGEES WHAT IS THE MAXIMUM TIME LIMIT TO BE DETAINED? More and more asylum seekers are closed in detention centres in the country they entered and are, consequently, deprived of their freedom of movement. Detention facilities raise several issues as human rights States are expected to protect are...

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HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO ENTER LABOUR MARKET? #3

ONE EUROPE – DIFFERENT POLICIES – UNEQUAL RIGHTS FOR REFUGEES HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO ENTER LABOUR MARKET? Few data are available when it comes to know the employment rate of refugees across European countries. However, based on four researches led in Germany, Sweden, Denmark and the UK, we can see that, in average, there is...

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WHICH EMPLOYMENT STRATEGIES DO STATES IMPLEMENT? #2

ONE EUROPE – DIFFERENT POLICIES – UNEQUAL RIGHTS FOR REFUGEES   WHICH EMPLOYMENT STRATEGIES DO STATES IMPLEMENT? Policies towards asylum seekers and refugees’ integration in the labour market are scarce. On the contrary, several States have even established restrictions for them to enter employment[1]. ONE EUROPE – DIFFERENT POLICIES – UNEQUAL RIGHTS FOR REFUGEES campaign aims at revealing  the differences between...

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WHERE CAN ASYLUM SEEKERS WORK? #1

ONE EUROPE – DIFFERENT POLICIES – UNEQUAL RIGHTS FOR REFUGEES WHERE CAN ASYLUM SEEKERS WORK? There are still big gaps when it comes to the opportunity for an asylum seeker to legally be employed. This difference concerns the possibility to work in itself (in Ireland an asylum seeker is not allowed to work during the whole...

Second Workshop of the RISE Network
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Second Workshop of the RISE Network

On 16th and 17th of February 2017 members of the RISE network, refugees and asylum seekers, met for a second workshop at the Greek Forum of Refugees to define the next concrete actions and to discuss how the network will continue. During the 2nd round of consultations the network members could deepen their understanding of...

Refugees from all over Europe united-RISE meeting!
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Refugees from all over Europe united-RISE meeting!

RISE -Refugees’ Ideas and Solutions for Europe During August the Greek Forum of Refugees (GFR), founder and coordinator of the RISE Network with the support of the European Council on Refugees and Exiles (ECRE) identified national contact points in different European countries based on existing networks. All the potential national network members showed great interest in...

RISE-Refugees’ Ideas and Solutions for Europe-Network
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RISE-Refugees’ Ideas and Solutions for Europe-Network

For decades refugee and migrant organisations settled in Europe have served as bridges between new arrivals and their receiving societies, providing all kind of support and developing local solutions. Despite the crucial role they play, the voice of refugees and migrants are largely unheard in policy discussions at national and EU level. Hence the Greek...

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