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2016

  • Refugee integration projects selected

    12.01.2016

    Grants worth €850 000 from the Polish NGO programme have been awarded to 17 projects to support the integration of new refugee arrivals. This follows a call for project proposals published last October.

  • Anti-racism campaign brings postive change

    01.02.2016

    ‘Stop Islamisation of Europe! …well, do you like your coffee?’ This message was printed on napkins in McDonald‘s in Zgierz, in central Poland - one initiative in the ‘Open Zgierz’ project which has come up with novel ways to challenge xenophobia.

  • NGO campaigning success against forced marriage

    03.02.2016

    Teenage forced marriage is a problem amongst the Romani population in Slovenia. An awareness campaign by Society Ključ has brought about an important change in the law, making forced marriages illegal.

  • Conserving Jewish cultural heritage in Latvia

    02.02.2016

    With help from Norwegian construction students, one of the oldest wooden synagogues in the Baltics has been restored. When the ‘Green Synagogue’ opened to the public it was barely recognisable.