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Bulgaria: Public consultation - Justice Ministry proposes to ease applications for citizenship

Bulgaria: Public consultation - Justice Ministry proposes to ease applications for citizenship

15/08/2017 On 9 August 2017, the Bulgarian Ministry of Justice proposed to ease the administrative process related to application requirements to acquire the Bulgarian citizenship. If approved,…
Ireland: Transport sector launches Europe's biggest anti-racism campaign

Ireland: Transport sector launches Europe's biggest anti-racism campaign

14/08/2017 Ireland’s transport agencies have united to launch the biggest anti-racism campaign in Europe. More than 1,000 posters featuring multicoloured sweets alongside the slogan:…
Greece: First European Qualifications Passports for Refugees issued

Greece: First European Qualifications Passports for Refugees issued

31/07/2017 Because they often flee their home countries during chaos situations, refugees seldom have documentation supporting qualifications acquired before their arrival in host countries. To…
Netherlands: Language teachers criticise naturalisation exam

Netherlands: Language teachers criticise naturalisation exam

31/07/2017 Professionals teaching the Dutch language to foreigners in preparation of their naturalisation exam are criticising the so-called civic integration exam. They say that the tests are too difficult,…
Greece: EU announces new emergency support for housing

Greece: EU announces new emergency support for housing

28/07/2017 The European Commission announced a new support package to help Greece integrate refugees and migrants. The Emergency Support To Integration & Accommodation programme (ESTIA) was presented…
Deutschland: BAMF will identität von geflüchteten stärker kontrollieren

Deutschland: BAMF will identität von geflüchteten stärker kontrollieren

25/07/2017 Deutsche Behörden sollen künftig Mobiltelefone von Flüchtlingen auslesen dürfen, um deren Identität festzustellen. Das Bundesamt für Migration und Flüchtlinge…
Bulgaria: AMIF funding opportunity for support activities and information campaigns

Bulgaria: AMIF funding opportunity for support activities and information campaigns

24/07/2017 The Bulgarian Ministry of Interior has published a new call for proposals under the Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund. The BG65AMNP001-2.004 - Integration and Legal Migration call is aimed at…
Czech Republic: 7% drop for asylum applications

Czech Republic: 7% drop for asylum applications

24/07/2017 713 foreigners applied for international protection in the Czech Republic in the first half of 2017, the Department of Asylum and Migration Policy at the Czech Interior Ministry has revealed . 52…
Deutschland: SPD macht Flüchtlinge zum Wahlkampfthema

Deutschland: SPD macht Flüchtlinge zum Wahlkampfthema

23/07/2017 Rund zwei Monate vor der Bundestagswahl setzt die Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands (SPD) das Thema Flüchtlinge auf die Agenda, um Wählerstimmen zu gewinnen. SPD-Kanzlerkandidat…
Ireland: Human Rights and Equality Grant Scheme 2017

Ireland: Human Rights and Equality Grant Scheme 2017

21/07/2017 The Human Rights and Equality Grant Scheme 2017 is currently accepting project applications aiming to encourage a deeper culture of human rights and equality in Ireland. The Grant will support…