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Training course: Interculturalism and the media

11. 6. 04
As a part of ”Media and minorities: the media image of foreigners and ethnic and national minorities in the Czech Republic,“ the Multicultural Center Prague created a new training course entitled “Interculturalism and the media“. This one-day course has been designed for elementary and secondary school teachers of civics and related subjects in the Czech Republic. Its goal...

Asylum policy at a crossroads

11. 6. 04
A critical article written by Martin Rozumek, the director of the Organization for Aid to Refugees. The author examines the latest developments in the United Kingdom’s asylum policies and compares the situation there with that in the Czech Republic. The article makes it clear that harmonization of EU’s asylum policies essentially lies in taking over the lowest standards of refugee admission by the...
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International migration of people – movement and residency

11. 6. 04
What are the paths and choices in the global labyrinth that is international migration? Where do the paths intersect, where do they diverge and where do they lead? What are the dynamics of today’s migratory processes? All these questions are answered in this wide-ranging study. The study starts with an overview of what determines the forms of today’s migration including carefully selec...
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Healthcare provided to foreigners in the Czech Republic: an analysis (Support of foreigners’ integration in the Czech Republic)

11. 6. 04
This comprehensive and complex study starts with an overview of institutions, policies and main issues related to the provision of healthcare to foreigners. The introduction is followed by an analysis of developments in migration and integration programs in the EU and the Czech Republic. The general part of the study also features an analysis of national and international legal instruments and def...
research reports and studies

Act on the Public Defender of Rights

11. 6. 04
In essence, the public defender of rights, the Czech version of the ombudsman, is an independent individual elected by the Czech Parliament to investigate complaints regarding violations of rights by public authorities. The Czech ombudsman has a degree of “authority to investigate” (in particular as regards access to information) and initiates redress not using power (the ombudsman cannot give or...

Migration Trends - Vol. II - The Czech Republic

10. 6. 04
This study provides a relatively complex overview of what is currently (mainly between 1997 and 2001 or 2002) going on in the field of international migration and investigates the various integration issues that immigrants face in the Czech Republic. Migratory trends (their materialization in reality) and their conditions, the impact of migration upon society, and questions about migration policie...
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International migration of people – movement and residency (lecture)

24. 5. 04
Dušan Drbohlav opened his lecture entitled “International migration of people – movement and residency” by enumerating the total number of the world’s migrants and stating that migration has become a global problem. Dušan Drbohlav then commented on the characteristic causes and effects of migratory movements, current trends in migration and also the willingness of...
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Is Trafficking in Human Beings Demand Driven?

24. 5. 04
The ASEM Action Plan to Combat Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children (2001), stressed the need to encourage research on the demand for the most common forms of exploitation of trafficked women and children, in particular for commercial sex services, and recommended a multi-country study into the demand side of trafficking as one of its follow-up actions. In response to this recomme...
research reports and studies

Act on Residence of Aliens on the Territory of the Czech Republic and Amendments to other Acts (No. 326/1999) of 30 November 1999

24. 5. 04
The Act on Residence of Aliens defines aliens as all physical persons who are not citizens of the Czech Republic. This act does not cover asylum seekers and people who have applied for asylum. In contrast, the act covers EU citizens who enjoy more favorable conditions when applying for temporary and permanent residency as a result of the 2002 EU-harmonization amendment. Since 1999, residence of al...

COMPARATIVE STUDY OF THE MIGRATION PROGRAM – Social Security

24. 5. 04
In the fourth chapter of the comparative study, the author declares the need to compare individual, self-contained social security systems in the Czech Republic with those in a number of European countries. At the beginning, three conceptual approaches are put forward for dealing with the issue of migration and national systems of social security. The following text describes compares the followin...
research reports and studies

Return Migration: Policies and Practices in Europe

24. 5. 04
Return migration has in recent decades emerged as a critical element of many governments' migration policy - an integral part of effective migration management, alongside strong border management and timely and fair asylum processes. It is seen by many as the cornerstone of any successful strategy to prevent or deter irregular migration and residence in EU states. Yet it is evident that most EU go...
research reports and studies

Albanian community in the Czech Republic and the emigration of Albanians, past and present

24. 5. 04
In the first part of the article, the author examines migration and the character of integration of Albanians in the Czech Republic. The beginning of the Albanian community in the Czech Republic can be traced back to the 1980s, when the Czech Republic served as a relatively inexpensive base for Albanian gastarbeiters (‘guest workers’) working in Germany. The author also deals with th...
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Act on the Rights of Members of National Minorities

24. 5. 04
After ten years, the act fulfills and implements the provisions of Article 25, Paragraph 2 of the Charter of Fundamental Rights and Freedoms, which guarantees to citizens-members of national and ethnic minorities: a) the right to education in their own language; b) the right to use their language when dealing with government authorities; and c) the right to take part in resolving issues related to...
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COMPARATIVE STUDY OF THE MIGRATION PROGRAM – Goods and services

24. 5. 04
The fifth chapter of the comparative study so far has no comparative part, so it is essentially a description of the current situation in the Czech Republic. At the beginning, the author introduces the evaluation criteria for determining discriminatory behavior in the area of goods and services. Subsequently, the basic principles of discriminatory behavior in the provision of goods and services ar...
research reports and studies

Who is the next victim? Vulnerability of young Romanian women to trafficking in human beings

24. 5. 04
Romania is one of the main countries of origin in South Eastern Europe for victims of trafficking, most of whom are trafficked for the purpose of sexual exploitation. The number of trafficking cases and their dynamics in Romania over the last few years speak of a reality that has already settled in.Could anybody become a victim of trafficking? Is just any woman a potential victim of trafficking? T...
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