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IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: Support measures for employees and employers due to Covid-19 outbreak

You can find below the announcement for the NEW SUPPORT MEASURES for employees and employers due to COVID-19 outbreak (in English, Arabic, French and Somali) IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: Support measures for employees and employers due to Covid-19 outbreak اعلان هام: قوانين دعم للعاملين واصحاب العمل بخصوص فايروس كورونا COVID-19 ANNONCE IMPORTANTE: Mesures de soutien pour les...

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INFORM YOURSELF about Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak

Symptoms of the CoronaVirus Disease (COVID-19) Runny Nose Shortness of Breath Fever Cough Sore throat IF YOU HAVE DEVELOPED THESE SYMPTOMS and have travelled in the last 14 days to a country with widespread or ongoing community spread of COVID-19 or have been in close contact with a confirmed or suspected case of COVID -19: Stay home  Avoid close...

CyRC Announcement for COVID-19
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CyRC Announcement for COVID-19

Due to coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak in Cyprus, and following the guidelines on prevention, our office will be closed to all.  This measure was decided to prevent the spreading of the virus in closed spaces for your and our protection.  Our emergency staff will be working at the regular office hours (9am to 5pm) and will be...

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Press Release: Refugees@Work 04/12/2019 (Greek)

Την Τετάρτη 4 Δεκεμβρίου 2019 πραγματοποιήθηκε με μεγάλη επιτυχία, η 1Η Έκθεση Καριέρας για Πρόσφυγες Refugees@Work στο Πολυδύναμο Δημοτικό Κέντρο Λευκωσίας. Η εκδήλωση διοργανώθηκε από το Κυπριακό Συμβούλιο για τους Πρόσφυγες και την πλατφόρμα HelpRefugeesWork, με στόχο να υποβοηθήσει τη συμμετοχή  των ατόμων με προσφυγικό υπόβαθρο στις οικονομικές δραστηριότητες του τόπου και να αναδείξει τη...

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Business Breakfast for the access of persons under international protection in the labour market

The first of its kind Business Breakfast was organised on 11th June by UNHCR Cyprus and the Cyprus Refugee Council (CyRC), in the framework of this year’s World Refugee Day (20th June). Employers and Human Resource Managers from a diverse range of sectors gathered to learn more about the free employment platform HelpRefugeesWork. The event also initiated a dialogue with stakeholders from...

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Increasing numbers of refugees homeless in Cyprus

Caritas Cyprus-Κοινωνία and the Cyprus Refugee Council are regretfully witnessing an increasing number of asylum seekers and refugees without shelter and basic provisions with many forced to live in the open and on the streets. Yesterday, families with children as young as one-year old had no choice but to sleep in a municipal park and...

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World Refugee Day Street Festival 2018 – 22/06/2018

Every year, on the 20th of June, we celebrate World Refugee Day. The World Refugee Day was established for the first time in accordance with the decision of the General Assembly of the United Nations on 4/12/2000 and was celebrated for the first time on the 20th of June, 2001 on the occasion of 50...

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Press Release – Discussion on “Asylum in Cyprus: Opportunities and Challenges”

The Cyprus Refugee Council (CyRC)is holding a discussion on“Asylum in Cyprus: Opportunities and Challenges”, on Wednesday, May 23rd 2018, 09:00 – 13:00, at the EU House(Lordou Vyronos 30, Nicosia 1080). The event, which will be held in Greek, will officially introduce the newly established non-Governmental organization, Cyprus Refugee Council, and will be addressed by the...