By teaching refugees about various cultural and historical aspects of Slovenian society, the project helped them understand their host country and integrate easier into society.
A total of 17 unaccompanied minors were provided with accommodation, while others benefited from support services – including psycho-social support, legal advice, and professional orientation – during this six-month project.
Asylum seekers in Bulgaria received free and independent legal advice, raising awareness of their rights and obligations during the Refugee Status Determination Procedure.
By bringing together everyone involved in the asylum process, the project developed evaluation methods for trials involving unaccompanied minors seeking asylum.
A new UK liaison post was established within the Italian Interior Ministry to help solve operational issues and to overcome the cultural and language barriers, thereby improving cooperation between the two countries on the practical implementation of Dublin II Regulation.
By strengthening the support services available to refugees and asylum seekers in Estonia, this project helped these persons to integrate into social networks and the political and legal system.
Training the staff who are required to interact frequently with vulnerable asylum seekers and refugees led to more effective and sensitive assistance, tailored to the migrants’ situation and needs.
Over 700 vulnerable asylum seekers received help with social and economic integration in Italy.
Each year 40 unaccompanied minors receive support and practical assistance to help them build an autonomous life for themselves in Belgium.
An estimated 75 000 members of the general public were reached by this campaign, which sought to minimise xenophobia and racism towards beneficiaries of international protection.
Some 206 hours of counselling and assistance were given to vulnerable refugees, and 15 flats were furnished for 24 persons, facilitating smoother integration into their new life in the Czech Republic.
By providing practical support and assistance, including free legal aid, this project contributed to more fair and objective asylum proceedings.
Increasing awareness in Portuguese society of refugees and the problems that they face was the key objective of this one-year project.
Psychiatric treatment and therapy were provided for traumatised asylum seeker children, who had been victims of torture prior to arrival in Finland.
The ‘changemakers’ in this project are those grass roots organisations created by refugees and in a position to guide a change in mentality towards the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community.
Sweden was able to step up its support for asylum seekers with hearing impairments following this three-year project.
Over the course of three years, 177 asylum seekers suffering from severe mental health problems benefitted from one-to-one psychological support.
Over the course of six months, the organisation ‘Save the Children’ fully furnished and equipped five rooms in Romanian reception centres to provide social and psychological counselling to asylum seeker children and facilitate their access to education.
Researchers and therapists worked together to develop a unique form of psychotherapy for vulnerable refugees during this project. During its three-year lifespan, 80 refugees were first examined and then treated.