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Online Women Groups – COALESCE project

During the next two weeks we will facilitate a series of online Women’s Groups, which will be organised within the framework of COALESCE project, funded by AMIF. The sessions organised during the first week will focus on health and integration-related subjects, and the sessions which will take place during the second week – on psychoeducation....

Women refugees in the Workplace – 2nd seminar for HR Professionals – ENGAGE project
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Women refugees in the Workplace – 2nd seminar for HR Professionals – ENGAGE project

Another interesting discussion took place during the 2nd seminar “The Characteristics of Refugee Women” of the series “Women Refugees in the Workplace” Data from International and national sources, indicate that gender discrimination in the workplace is particularly relevant to refugee and migrant workers and requires the engagement of the business community, the workers the state. Can refugee women communicate in Greek? Are there...

Peer Review of Training Kit for RCOs – 08/04/2022
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Peer Review of Training Kit for RCOs – 08/04/2022

Last week we concluded Peer Review of the draft Training Kit for Empowering Refugee-Led Community Organisations (RCOs), organised within the framework of Erasmus+ funded project, with the same title. The draft version of the Training Kit was developed following extensive research activities. Its main purpose is to support the efficiency and impact of refugee-led groups, and...

AIDA: Cyprus Country Report 2021
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AIDA: Cyprus Country Report 2021

This week AIDA published its country report on Cyprus 2021, updating the previous report from 2020. The report outlines the main changes since the 2020 report and provides an overview of legislative and practical developments in asylum procedures, reception conditions, detention and content of international protection (such as status and residence and family reunification) in Cyprus. All...

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Diversity in the workplace – ENGAGE project

Labour Integration reinforces diversity in the local communities, promotes social cohesion and allows for the utilization of new skills and talents. This was the predominant message of the first in a series of workshops, entitled «Women Refugees in the Workplace» that took place on March 16th, 2022. The workshops were organised by Cyprus Refugee Council and...

COALESCE Women’s Groups
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COALESCE Women’s Groups

In the upcoming weeks we will facilitate a series of Women’s Groups focusing on psychoeducation, health and integration-related subjects. The groups will be hosted twice per week at St Paul’s Anglican Cathedral at 2 Grigori Afxentiou Street, 1096, Nicosia, Cyprus. The groups were divided by topic in the following dates and times: Mental Health Introduction,...

Important Announcement by the Social Welfare Services – Registration to the Public Employment Service
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Important Announcement by the Social Welfare Services – Registration to the Public Employment Service

Important Announcement by the Social Welfare Services – Registration to the Public Employment Service All Applicants of International Protection, who receive Material Reception Conditions from Social Welfare Services and have the right to access the labor market, are obliged to register at the Public Employment Service in order to fulfil the criteria for the Material...