Foreign workers according to Czech politicians: 8 hours for work, 8 hours for sleep, 8 hours for misdemeanors
The Czech Interior Minister Chovanec has discovered a new border that must be protected. This time it is an interior one, which consists of foreign workers in the industrial cities who "come over more or less without any control", and, in the words of the Chief of Police Tuhý, they "demonstrably" increase crime rates. "Agencies" bring them in, make a profit, and, after workers lose their jobs, ...
The report Pushed Back at the Door: Denial of Access to Asylum in Eastern EU Member States presents the situation asylum-seekers often face at the eastern borders of the EU.
Consortium of Migrants Assisting Organizations in the Czech Republic (Consortium)  has been closely following the proposals on the reform of the Common European Asylum System (CEAS) put forward by both the European Commission and the Council. This policy brief aims to summarize the Commission’s proposals published in the spring/summer 2016 in light of fur...
13 January 2017 / Issue 88
In 2017, the European Web Site on Integration's newsletter will continue to provide you with a selection of the most relevant policy developments, research, events, funding schemes and ...
No bidder has expressed interest in a 520-million-crown contract for providing integration services for foreigners in the Czech Republic. Migration and the EU Refugees in CEE IntegrationCzech Republicarticles
10 November 2016 / Issue 87
This is the 87th issue of the European Web Site on Integration's newsletter.
Please find below a selection of the most relevant policy developments, data updates, events, fun...
In 2015, thousands of ordinary people in all EU Member States have spontaneously welcomed newcomers and provided emergency front-line humanitarian assistance, through food, clothing and emergency shelters. As newcomers get into asylum procedures and integration programmes, many volunteers are trying to support their long-term integration and open up the public to diversity.
14 October 2016 / Issue 86
This 86th issue of the European Web Site on Integration's newsletter features a selection of the latest news, funding opportunities and documents in the field of integration, as well...
Housing is one of the most fundamental human needs. Who lives where and how tells a lot about a society, the opportunities and pathways available for integration, as well as about the inequalities and obstacles to social mobility. Housing has a major influence on immigrants’ employment options, educational opportunities, social interaction with the mainstream society, and even their residence, ...
The European Values (EH) think tank, as many politicians and actors in Czech society, has recently begun actively focusing on questions of migration. In the beginning of June 2016, EH published a policy paper titled A Sustainable Immigration and Asylum System in the EU. The following article is a response to EH’s proposal, in which two basic problems are highlighted: missing critical dat...
Posting of workers is currently one of the most challenging legal phenomena, expressing the clash between the economic origins and the later introduced social dimension of the European Union.
Adl-Cobas Rimini and the Association Rumori Sinistri proposed to the LABCIT partner to cooperate with the goal to create a transnational network with Romanian NGOs aimed at 1. spreading information on labour rights in Italy among Romanian workers who live in Romania and want to migrate to Italy to work in the hospitality industry, and 2. supporting returnees who want to claim their rights ...
Location: Café Potrvá, Prague
Date: 18 July 2016
Number of participants: 24
Partner: The Multicultural Centre Prague
Location: Tranzitdisplay Gallery, Prague
Date: 16 July 2016
Number of participants: 30
Partner: The Polish Social Council
Location: Polnischer Sozialrat e. V., Berlin
Date: July 2-3, 2016
Number of participants: 33