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Country Information Sheet Czech Republic

Ministry with overall responsibility

Other Ministries involved

Policy papers or programmes

  • Aktualizovaná Koncepce integrace cizinců - Společné soužití – 2011/ Updated Policy for Integration of Immigrants – Living Together – and Proposal for Further Steps in the Year 2011  

    [D Multilingual]

  • Postup při realizaci aktualizované Koncepce integrace cizinců - Společné soužití v roce 2014 / Further Steps in the Realization of the Updated Policy for Integration of Immigrants – Living Together in the Year 2014 [D Czech]

  • Seznam koncepčních dokumentů v oblasti integrace/List of integration policies of the Czech Government [L Czech]

Key legislation

  • Zákon č. 326/1999 Sb., o pobytu cizinců na území České republiky / Act No. 326/1999 Coll. on the Residence of Aliens in the Territory of the Czech Republic 
    [D Czech]
  • Zákon 186/2013 Sb. o státním občanství České republiky a o změně některých zákonů / Act No. 186/2013 Coll., on Czech Citizenship and on Amendment to Some Other Acts [D Czech]
  • Zákon o zaměstnanosti č.435/2004 / Act No. 435/2004 Coll. on Employment [D Multilingual]

  • Zákon o živnostenském podnikání č.455/1991 / The Trade Licensing Act [D Multilingual]
  • Overview of the relevant legislation in Czech migration and asylum policy
    [L Czech]
  • Zákon č. 561/2004 Sb., o předškolním, základním, středním, vyšším odborném a jiném vzdělávání (školský zákon)  / Act No. 561/2004 Collection of Law, on Pre-school, Basic, Secondary, Tertiary Professional and Other Education (the Education Act)
    [D Czech]

Funding opportunities

  • Evropský fond pro integraci občanů třetích zemí (2007-2013) / European Fund for the Integration of Third-Country Nationals (2007-2013)  [L Czech]  
  • Evropský sociální fond / European Social Fund in the Czech Republic [L Multilingual]
  • Ministerstvo vnitra / Ministry of the Interior [L Czech]
  • Ministerstvo školství, mládeže a tělovýchovy – dotace a rozvojové programy  / Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports - Grant, development and operational programs [L Czech]
  • Ministerstvo práce a sociálních věcí – Dotace na poskytování sociálních služeb / Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs – Social Services Grants [L Czech]
  • Obecný program Solidarita a řízení migračních toků / General Programme for Solidarity and the Management of Migration Flows [L Czech
  • Open Society Fund, Czech Republic [L Multilingual
  • Přehled finančních zdrojů na integraci / List of Financial Resources for Integration [L Czech]

Impact assessments, reports and evaluations

  • Zpráva o situaci v oblasti migrace a integrace cizinců na území České republiky v roce 2012 / 2012 Status Report on Migration and Integration [D Czech
  • Zprávy o situaci v oblasti migrace v České republice za roky 2001-2011 / Status Reports on Migration and Integration in the Czech Republic from the years 2001 – 2011 [D Czech]
  • Analýza aktuální situace v oblasti integrace cizinců na území České republiky – 2011 (Aktualizovaná Koncepce integrace cizinců - Společné soužití – Kapitola 1.) / Analysis of the Current Situation in the Area of Immigrant Integration in the Territory of the Czech Republic – 2011 (see Chapter 1 of Updated Policy for Integration of Immigrants – Living Together) [D Multilingual]
  • Případy a stanoviska veřejného ochránce práv k záležitostem cizinců / Cases and Standpoints of the Ombudsman in Matters of Foreigners [D Czech]
  • ENAR Shadow Report on Racism and related discriminatory practices in employment in the Czech Republic (2014) [D English]
  • Nezaměstnanost cizinců v České republice (2013) / Unemployment of Foreigners in the Czech Republic (2013) [D Czech]
  • Public attitudes to foreigners in the Czech Republic 2011-2013 [D Multilingual]
  • Bariéry integračního procesu reflexí cizinců z třetích zemí / Barriers to integration from the perspective of Third Country Nationals [D Czech]
  • Kontinuální sledování bariér integrace cizinců z třetích zemí se zřetelem na činnost asistenčních služeb (2013) / Continuous monitoring of barriers to the integration of Third Country Nationals with respect to assistance services (2013) [D Czech]
  • Zpráva o stavu lidských práv v České republice v roce 2012 /2012 Report on the State of Human Rights in the Czech Republic [D Czech]
  • Evropská migrační síť – Výroční zprávy pro Českou republiku 2008 – 2012 / European Migration Network - Annual Policy Report Czech Republic 2008 - 2012 [D English]
  • Czech Republic 2011 - Country report on measures to combat discrimination [D English]
  • Ukazatele integrace cizinců z třetích zemí do české společnosti v kontextu požadavků evropských institucí (2011) / Indicators of the integration of third-country nationals into Czech society in the context of the requirements of European institutions (2011). [D English]
  • Socioekonomické dopady přijímacích politik a s nimi souvisejících integračních politik v České republice (2011) / The Socio-Economic Impact of Admission Policies and Admission-Related Integration Policies in the Czech Republic (2011) [D English]
  • Studie národního rámce politik integrace nově příchozích migrantů (2011) /Study on the National Policy Frame for the Integration of Newcomers (2011)  [D English]
  • Lokální strategie integrace cizinců v ČR (2011) / Local Strategies of the Integration of Foreginers in the Czech Republic (2011) [D Czech]
  • Metodika sledování a hodnocení integrace cizinců z třetích zemí v České republice (2010) / Methodology of monitoring and evaluation of the integration process of third country nationals in the Czech Republic (2010) [D Czech]
  • Interkulturní otevřenost institucí trhu práce a zaměstnanost v České republice / Intercultural opening of the labour market and employment institutions in the Czech Republic (2010)  [D Multilingual]
  • Postavení a ochrana nezletilých cizinců bez doprovodu v České republice (2009) / Situation and protection of unaccompanied minor foreigners in the Czech Republic (2009) [D Czech]
  • EUDO Observatoř občanství - Národní zpráva za Českou republiku (2009) / EUDO Citizenship Observatory. Country Report: Czech Republic (2009) [D English]
  • Přistěhovalectví a liberální stát. Migrační a integrační politiky v USA, západní Evropě a Česku (2005) / Immigration and a liberal state. Immigration and integration policies in the USA, western Europe and the Czech Republic (2005)  [D Czech]
  • Přehled publikací a výzkumných zpráv na stránkách Cizinci.cz / Publications and Research overview on Cizinci.cz website [L Czech]
  • Přehled publikací a výzkumných zpráv na stránkách MigraceOnline.cz / Publication and Research overview on MigrationOnline.cz website  [L Multilingual]

 

Research and statistical agencies

  • Český statistický úřad / Czech Statistical Office   [L Czech] / [L English]
  • Sčítání lidu 2011 / National Census 2011  [L Multilingual]
  • Centrum pro studium migrace / Centre of Migration Research [L Czech]
  • Centrum pro výzkum měst a regionů / The Centre for Urban and Regional Research [L Czech]
  • Geografické migrační centrum – GEOMIGRACE / Geographic Migration Center - GEOMIGRACE  [L Czech]
  • Etnologický ústav Akademie věd České republiky / Institute of Ethnology of the Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic  [L Multilingual]
  • Institut mezinárodních vztahů /Institute of International Relations [L Multilingual]
  • Ivan Gabal Analysis & Consulting [L Multilingual]
  • Katedra antropologie, Fakulta filozofická Západočeské univerzity v Plzni / Department of Anthropology, Faculty of Philosophy and Arts, University of West Bohemia in Pilsen [L Multilingual]
  • Katedra sociologie, Fakulta sociálních studií Masarykovy univerzity v Brně / Department of Sociology, Faculty of Social Science, Masaryk University in Brno [L Multilingual]
  • Multikulturní centrum Praha / Multicultural centre Prague  [L Multilingual]
  • SocioFactor, s.r.o. [L Czech]
  • Sociologický ústav Akademie věd České republiky / Institute of Sociology of the Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic  [L Multilingual]
  • Výzkumný ústav práce a sociálních věcí / Research Institute for Labour and Social Affairs  [L Multilingual]

Agencies implementing integration programmes

  • Regionální centra na podporu integrace cizinců / Regional Support Centers for the Integration of Foreigners [L Multilingual]
  • Integrační centrum Praha / Integration Centre Prague  [L Multilingual]
  • Centrum na podporu integrace cizinců v Ústeckém kraji / Support Center for the Integration of Foreigners in the Ústecký Region  [L Multilingual]
  • Jihomoravské regionální centrum na podporu integrace cizinců / The South Moravian Regional Centre for Integration of Foreigners  [L Multilingual]
  • Integrační centrum pro cizince Hradec Králové / Integration Centre for Foreigners Hradec Králové [L Multilingual]

 


 

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