Projects

Building fair migration policy

Time: March 1, 2020 – February 28, 2023
Who:Association for Integration and Migration
Financed:Active Citizens Fund
Where:Czech Republic
Perex:We strive to reach the change in the area of migration, asylum, and integration policy and legislation in the Czech Republic through the combination of advocacy, analytical and informative activities. We will strengthen, with the support data analyses and strategic litigation, the protection of rights of migrants, prevent decreasing of human rights standards in the area of migration and strengthen cooperation with stakeholders, which are not present in the debate. Through these changes and partnerships the pro integration climate in the Czech society will be created.
 
Active Citizens Fund

Crossing borders II

Time: February 1, 2020 – December 31, 2020
Who:SIMI
Financed:Varietas Foundation
Where:Prague and Central Bohemia
Perex:The aim of our project is to develop positive relationships between foreigners and czech majority in the Czech Republic. In particular, it is to promote non-conflictual coexistence in Prague and the Central Bohemian region, to prevent the emergence of negative social phenomena and, on the contrary, to improve the status of foreigners, to promote the openness of the society towards these persons, mutual communication, provide information on migration issues and suuport active involvement of foreigners in civil society. During the project, we plan to organize 8 events consisting of a discussion on migration and refugees with the participation of a guest migrant and follow-up workshops at elementary and secondary schools in Prague and Central Bohemia. In the project will be realized online tutoring with volunteers for non-native speakers of czech language pupils in distance schooling.
 
Nadace Varietas

Let´s talk together III

Time: February 1, 2020 – December 31, 2020
Who:SIMI
Financed:Prague City Hall
Where:Prague
Perex:The project monitors the strengthening of inclusion in the school environment in the City of Prague, through the established program of multicultural education and intercultural education of teachers and pupils. The aim is to raise the awareness of pupils of primary and secondary schools and teachers about migration and to involve them in the process of integration at local level, with direct contact with foreigners. As part of the project, we plan to hold discussions at schools with foreigners and creative workshops, as well as an educational workshop for teachers and school staff with a focus on enhancing the intercultural competence of teachers, the basics of migration issues, working with prejudice and preventing hate violence.
 
Magistrát hl.m. Prahy

Helping Hand

Time: January 1, 2020 – December 31, 2020
Who:SIMI
Financed:Prague 3 District
Where:Prague 3
Perex:The project focuses on legal and social counseling and psychosocial support for foreigners living or working in Prague 3 in contact with institutions and in integration into society on the territory of this city district or in general in the City of Prague. Advice is free, qualified, and available to foreigners, especially at the applicant's headquarters. The main objective of the proposed project activities is through free legal and social assistance and through mediation of rights and dutiesfacilitate seamless integration, to reduce the risk of discrimination and social tensions in the local society in Prague 3, with the emphasis on helping vulnerable people.
 
Praha 3

Crossing borders in Prague

Time: January 1, 2020 – December 31, 2020
Who:SIMI
Financed:Prague City Hall
Where:Prague
Perex:The aim of the project is to develop positive relations between foreigners and majority society in the City of Prague. As part of the project, we plan to organize intercultural meetings, which are a space for regular informal meetings between Czechs and migrants. Furthermore, courses of cooking classes of local specialities, which will lead the foreigners themselves. And also support for tandem of migrants and volunteers who will help with their tutoring in order to help their orientation in the Czech environment. The project will also include the development of Foodblog SIMI - www.foodblog.migrace.com, www.interkulturnísetkani.cz.
 
Magistrát hl.m. Prahy

Migrant women among women

Time: January 1, 2020 – December 31, 2020
Who:SIMI
Financed:Office of the Czech Government, programme for gender equality
Where:Czech Republic
Perex:The project focuses on migrant women in the Czech Republic as a specific group of vulnerable people, whose status is unequal compared with both women and men from the majority society as well as male migrants. It aims to reduce their vulnerability to eliminate the risk of multiple discrimination, develop public debate about their position and in particular to contribute to the activation of the migrants themselves. Project is based on coherent and concurrent networking, awareness, advocacy and counselling activities. We will organize seminars for NGOs on the topic of gender in migration; workshops for migrant women on emotional health and the possibilities of dealing with difficult life situations, including the creation of a database of therapeutic services; and we will prepare debates for the public. Under the project, SIMI staff will also provide individual assistance to migrant women in the form of free legal, social and psychosocial counselling.
 
Úřad vlády ČR

Invisible power

Time: October 1, 2019 – September 30, 2020
Who:The Invisible power is a project that has been implemented by the Czech Women's Lobby since 1st of October 2019 in cooperation with partner organizations SIMI - Association for Integration and Migration and Slovo 21/Manushe.
Financed:EVZ - Stiftung "Erinnerung, Verantwortung und Zukunft"
Where:Czech Republic
Perex:Migrant and Roma women in the Czech Republic, as well as elsewhere in Europe, face barriers to equality both economically and socially, and live in a position particularly vulnerable to violence and discrimination. These groups in Czechia are subject to multiple discrimination - gender, belonging to a social group, ethnicity or legal status. Moreover the available statistics and supporting NGOs demonstrate a recent trend of feminisation of migration, ageing and poverty. Migrant and Roma women are often of a higher risk of social exclusion, live in worse material conditions and have a lower quality of life compare to majority of women in Czech society. These groups of women have the most vulnerable position within society and very often their situation is of no concern to the the state authorities in order to help reduce the inequalities and to provide an enlightenment of the majority society and relevant stakeholders. That is the reason why we want to implement our project, that stands on two pillars - one consist of raising public awareness about the situation of Roma and migrant women and the other of developing cooperation among relevant civil society organisations. We also aim on strengthening solidarity between women within disadvantaged groups of women. Our project entails creation of a coalition of women's rights organisations with a focus on marginalised groups of women living in the Czech Republic - Roma and migrant women. Through a set of networking, advocacy, capacity building and raising awareness activities, the project aims to combat antigypsyism, xenophobia and racism in their various forms, to eliminate prejudice towards concerned groups of women and to strengthen tolerance within the Czech society. Náš projekt cílí na vytvoření koalice organizací pro práva žen se zaměřením na marginalizované skupiny žen žijících v České republice - Romky a migrantky. Cílem projektu je prostřednictvím networkingu, advokační činnosti, budování kapacit a zvyšování veřeného povědomí bojovat proti antigypsymu, xenofobii a rasismu v různých podobách, odstranit předsudky vůči dotčeným skupinám žen a obecně posílit toleranci v české společnosti.
 
EVZ - Stiftung "Erinnerung, Verantwortung und Zukunft"

Integrating Prague

Time: September 1, 2019 – February 28, 2022
Who:SIMI
Financed:the European Union from the European Social Fund under the Operational Programme Employment
Where:Prague
Perex:The Integrating Prague project acts as a useful link between activities aimed at removing obstacles for migrant social inclusion (i.e. courses and practical tools for officials, intercultural services, analysis of social services availability and resulting recommendations) and, at the same time, equips migrants with knowledge and orientation (focused legal counselling, field social work and seminars aimed at promoting independence and social orientation). The project builds on the SIMI practices that proved to have a relevant impact on the target groups. Project No. CZ.03.2.X/0.0/0.0/18_095/0011297
 
ESF OPZ

Crossing Borders

Time: February 1, 2019 – October 31, 2019
Who:SIMI
Financed:Nadace Varietas
Where:Prague and Central Bohemia
Perex:The aim of our project is to develop positive relationships between foreigners and czech majority in the Czech Republic. In particular, it is to promote non-conflictual coexistence in Prague and the Central Bohemian region, to prevent the emergence of negative social phenomena and, on the contrary, to improve the status of foreigners, to promote the openness of the society towards these persons, mutual communication, provide information on migration issues and suuport active involvement of foreigners in civil society. During the project, we plan to organize 8 events consisting of a discussion on migration and refugees with the participation of a guest migrant and follow-up workshops at elementary and secondary schools in Prague and Central Bohemia.
 
Nadace Varietas

Let´s talk together II

Time: January 1, 2019 – December 31, 2019
Who:SIMI
Financed:Prague City Hall
Where:Prague
Perex:The project monitors the strengthening of inclusion in the school environment in the City of Prague, through the established program of multicultural education and intercultural education of teachers and pupils. The aim is to raise the awareness of pupils of primary and secondary schools and teachers about migration and to involve them in the process of integration at local level, with direct contact with foreigners. As part of the project, we plan to hold discussions at schools with foreigners and creative workshops, as well as an educational workshop for teachers and school staff with a focus on enhancing the intercultural competence of teachers, the basics of migration issues, working with prejudice and preventing hate violence.

Crossing borders in Prague

Time: January 1, 2019 – December 31, 2019
Who:SIMI
Financed:Prague City Hall
Where:Prague
Perex:The aim of the project is to develop positive relations between foreigners and majority society in the City of Prague. As part of the project, we plan to organize intercultural meetings, which are a space for regular informal meetings between Czechs and migrants. Furthermore, courses of cooking classes of local specialities, which will lead the foreigners themselves. And also support for tandem of migrants and volunteers who will help with their tutoring in order to help their orientation in the Czech environment. The project will also include the development of Foodblog SIMI - www.foodblog.migrace.com, www.interkulturnísetkani.cz.

Women in migration

Time: January 1, 2019 – December 31, 2019
Who:SIMI
Financed:Office of the Czech Government, programme for gender equality
Where:Czech Republic
Perex:The project focuses on migrant women in the Czech Republic as a specific group of vulnerable people, whose status is unequal compared with both women and men from the majority society as well as male migrants. It aims to reduce their vulnerability to eliminate the risk of multiple discrimination, develop public debate about their position and in particular to contribute to the activation of the migrants themselves. Project is based on coherent and concurrent networking, awareness, advocacy and counselling activities. We will organize seminars for NGOs on the topic of gender in migration; workshops for migrant women on emotional health and the possibilities of dealing with difficult life situations, including the creation of a database of therapeutic services; and we will prepare debates for the public. Under the project, SIMI staff will also provide individual assistance to migrant women in the form of free legal, social and psychosocial counselling.
 
Úřad vlády ČR

Helping Hand

Time: January 1, 2019 – December 31, 2019
Who:SIMI
Financed:Prague 3 District
Where:Prague 3
Perex:The project focuses on legal and social counseling and psychosocial support for foreigners living or working in Prague 3 in contact with institutions and in integration into society on the territory of this city district or in general in the City of Prague. Advice is free, qualified, and available to foreigners, especially at the applicant's headquarters. The main objective of the proposed project activities is through free legal and social assistance and through mediation of rights and dutiesfacilitate seamless integration, to reduce the risk of discrimination and social tensions in the local society in Prague 3, with the emphasis on helping vulnerable people.
 
Praha 3

Crossing borders in Prague

Time: January 1, 2018 – December 31, 2018
Who:SIMI
Financed:Prague City Council
Where:Prague
Perex:The objective of the project is to develop positive relations between foreigners and Czechs in Prague. Activities include school debates, where pupils will discuss the topic of migration with SIMI experts a guests - foreigners. In addition, we plan cooking courses of specialties from selected countries, which will be lead by the foreigners themselves. And also intercultural meetings, which will be another opportunity for mutual encounters and familiarization of Czechs and foreigners. Part of the project will also be the development of Foodblog SIMI - www.foodblog.migrace.com, www.interkulturnísetkani.cz.
 
Magistrát hl.m. Prahy

Let´s talk together (about migration)

Time: January 1, 2018 – July 31, 2019
Who:SIMI
Financed:Project is co-financed by the European Union from the European Structural and Investment Funds under the Operational Programme Prague – Growth Pole of the Czech Republic
Where:Prague
Perex:The project monitors the strengthening of inclusion in the school environment in the City of Prague. Prague, through an established program of multicultural education, intercultural education of educators and pupils and other creative activities motivated by upbringing towards tolerance. The aim is to raise the awareness of pupils of elementary schools, secondary schools and teachers about migration and to involve them in the process of local integration, in direct contact with foreigners. As part of the project, we will organize training for teachers on migration and intercultural work to integrate a pupils with a different mother tongue, and we will hold talks at schools with foreign guests and creative workshops.
 
Evropský strukturální a investiční fond, OP Praha - pól růstu ČR

Migrant women among women 2018 - Emotions and health

Time: January 1, 2018 – December 31, 2018
Who:SIMI
Financed:Office of the Czech Government, programme for gender equality
Where:Czech Republic
Perex:The project focuses on migrant women in the Czech Republic as a specific group of vulnerable people, whose status is unequal compared with both women and men from the majority society as well as male migrants. It aims to reduce their vulnerability to eliminate the risk of multiple discrimination, develop public debate about their position and in particular to contribute to the activation of the migrants themselves. Project is based on coherent and concurrent networking, awareness, advocacy and counselling activities. We will organize seminars for NGOs on the topic of gender in migration; workshops for migrant women on emotional health and the possibilities of dealing with difficult life situations, including the creation of a database of therapeutic services; and we will prepare debates for the public. Under the project, SIMI staff will also provide individual assistance to migrant women in the form of free legal, social and psychosocial counselling.
 
Úřad vlády ČR

Helping Hand

Time: January 1, 2018 – December 31, 2018
Who:SIMI
Financed:Prague 3 District
Where:Czech Republic
Perex:The project focuses on legal and social counseling and psychosocial support for foreigners living or working in Prague 3 in contact with institutions and in integration into society on the territory of this city district or in general in the City of Prague. Advice is free, qualified, and available to foreigners, especially at the applicant's headquarters. The main objective of the proposed project activities is through free legal and social assistance and through mediation of rights and dutiesfacilitate seamless integration, to reduce the risk of discrimination and social tensions in the local society in Prague 3, with the emphasis on helping vulnerable people.
 
Praha 3

Cities and inclusive strategies

Time: September 1, 2017 – July 31, 2020
Who:Association for Integration and Migration (SIMI), Centre for Social and Economic Strategies (CESES FSV UK), Multicultural Centre Prague, Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, Capital City of Prague, Liberec Region, South Moravian Region
Financed:European Social Fund, Operational Programme Employment
Where:Czech Republic
Perex:The MIS project responds to the state administration’s demand for the evaluation of projects and tools aimed at supporting the integration of foreigners in the Czech Republic, mapping the groups of foreigners whose needs are neglected and, based on national and international good practice examples, proposing innovative solutions in order to increase the integration process efficiency at local level. The Project objectives include: integrating people with migration experience, including local authorities as key players, mapping and evaluating the integration scene in the Czech Republic with a focus on partner regions, expanding information and recommendations for local authorities, assisting with setting up local integration policies and strategies, creating database of integration projects in the Czech Republic, ceveloping manual for local authorities on local integration topics, transferring good practice and experience from abroad, building knowledge platforms at local, regional and national levels, creating initiatives, analyses and expert articles, holding roundtable discussions, expert meetings, seminars and conferences.
 
ESF OPZ

Volunteers in SIMI

Time: January 1, 2017 – December 31, 2017
Who:Association for Integration and Migration
Financed:Ministry of the Interior
Where:Prague
Perex:This project is aimed at development of a voluntary work at The Association for Integration and Migration. The voluntary help is essential for our association. The volunteers give an individual assistance to our clients (foreigners) during the process of integration into the society, help them practise Czech language, help us edit web site, with text summaries and reserches, monitor the human rights situation or help with the educational and cultural events in which SIMI participates during the whole year.
 
Ministerstvo vnitra ČR

Crossing borders

Time: November 1, 2016 – June 30, 2018
Who:SIMI
Financed:Crossing Borders project is co-financed by the European Union from the European Structural and Investment Funds under the Operational Programme Prague – Growth Pole of the Czech Republic
Where:Prague
Perex:The project follows two lines - educational and assistance. It aims to raise awareness of primary and secondary school pupils and teachers on migration and involves them in the integration process at the local level, in direct contact with foreigners. It also aims at easing the inclusion of children with a different mother tongue, with the help of the Association of intercultural workers, and equips teachers with the knowledge how to work with these students. Combining educational and assistance activities and in collaboration with primary school Kladská and Gymnasium Evolution the project influences the new generation and contributes to social cohesion. The project will include training for teachers and a series of workshops for students and the possibility to use the assistance of intercultural workers by teachers, students and their parents.
 
Evropský strukturální a investiční fond, OP Praha - pól růstu ČR

Through integration against hatred!

Time: August 1, 2016 – January 31, 2018
Who:SIMI
Financed:
Where:Czech Republic
Perex:The project seeks to strengthen and promote legal awareness of foreigners and to facilitate their orientation in the Czech environment. The key activities such as legal and social counseling, supplemented by psycho-social support to the families of migrants from Prague and Central Bohemia Region in contact with institutions and integrating into society. Our advice and assistance focuses on areas that are key to successful integration into the labor market, then the solutions to residential issues and issues related to the procedure of international protection. Psychosocial counseling will focus on support for coping with the traumas they experienced, and problems related to migration and integration into society. If necessary clients will be in their communication secured by services of intercultural workers.

Integration Centre Prague VI

Time: July 1, 2016 – June 1, 2019
Who:Integration Centre Prague, Association for Integration and Migration, Counselling Centre for Integration, Inbáze, Organization for Aid to Refugees
Financed:Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund ( AMIF )
Where:Prague
Perex:The target group are foreigners from the Third World countries (CPM) with a special focus on vulnerable groups, newcomers and the majority society. The target group are not foreigners, which have not yet been granted international / subsidiary protection. The project directly builds on the already completed projects ICP I-V. Foreigners from Third World countries, are offered: - legal and social counseling - Czech language courses, courses of socio-cultural orientation - organizing integration activities (intercultural dialogue, active involvement of target groups) - free use of Information Centre (internet, library, open spaces) Furthermore, the project offers: Information Center; Information campaign; Field work; Czech language courses; SKO courses; Legal advice; Social counseling; Monitoring CS; Platform; Integration activities; Workshops for kindergarten; intercultural work.
 
AMIF

Newsletter

Máte zájem o naše aktivity? Nechcete přehlédnout akce, které pořádáme? Přihlašte se k odběru našeho newsletteru: