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Civil Society and Refugees 2009

Increasing awareness in Portuguese society of refugees and the problems that they face was the key objective of this one-year project.

Project dates 01/01/2010 - 31/12/2010
Total budget€54 171
EU contribution75%
Name of the entity managing the projectPortuguese Council for Refugees

Project Description

Awareness raising was tackled through training and information campaigns. The project sought not only to raise awareness and understanding about refugees themselves, but also the issues that they face. Information on reasons for forced migration was included in the training and campaign.

Benefits and results

The training took place in both primary and secondary schools, thereby raising awareness amongst both teachers and students.

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