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Poland: NGOs establish an informal consortium on refugee and migrant issues

Poland: NGOs establish an informal consortium on refugee and migrant issues

12/06/2018 9 Polish non-governmental organisations active in migrant and refugee issues have joined forces to create an informal consortium which aim is to strengthen its members activities, both when…
Czech Republic: Government approves mandatory integration courses

Czech Republic: Government approves mandatory integration courses

06/06/2018 On 6 June 2018, the Czech government approved an amendment to the Law on Foreigners which makes it mandatory for people who apply for long-term residence to take part in integration courses…
Europe: First Urban Academy on Integration takes place in Brussels

Europe: First Urban Academy on Integration takes place in Brussels

04/06/2018 Migration and integration challenges have clear urban dimensions. On 17 and 18 April 2018, within the framework of the Urban Academy on Integration, practitioners and policy makers working on…
Europe: EIN Members meet for the 4th time

Europe: EIN Members meet for the 4th time

04/06/2018 The 4th meeting of the European Integration Network took place on 16 April 2018 in Brussels. The meeting primarily focussed on the cooperation between national authorities and economic and…
Portugal: AMIF funding for integration at the local level

Portugal: AMIF funding for integration at the local level

01/06/2018 The High Commission for Migration is currently accepting project proposals from actors promoting local level integration of beneficiaries of international protection. The call is published within…
Czech Republic: U.S. Embassy┬┤s summer edition of the Small Grants Program open

Czech Republic: U.S. Embassy┬┤s summer edition of the Small Grants Program open

01/06/2018 The U.S. Embassy in Prague is looking to fund educational initiatives by non-profits and individuals organising artistic and cultural performances. Projects proposals of up to $ 10,000 are to be…
Portugal: Contribute to the Biennial Network Conference on Afro-Europeans

Portugal: Contribute to the Biennial Network Conference on Afro-Europeans

01/06/2018 The organising committee of the 7th Biennial Network Conference which will take place from 4 to 6 July 2019 in Lisbon is currently seeking for panel contributions on several topics to be covered…
Austria: Government to cut social benefits for non-nationals

Austria: Government to cut social benefits for non-nationals

30/05/2018 The new Austrian government, a coalition between the conservative People’s Party (ÖVP) and the far-right Freedom Party (FPÖ), presented its plan to reform the minimum benefit…
Netherlands: Local politics lacks diversity, research finds

Netherlands: Local politics lacks diversity, research finds

28/05/2018 Following the local elections held in March 2018, new aldermen have been appointed across the Netherlands. In the 237 municipalities where coalitions have been formed, just 2% of cabinet…
Poland: Crowdfunding for a cashless shop for refugees to open in Warsaw

Poland: Crowdfunding for a cashless shop for refugees to open in Warsaw

26/05/2018 The financial situation of asylum seekers in Poland is difficult, to say the least. During the six months following their asylum application, refugees are not allowed to take up employment and…