Projects

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

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

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

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

Cities and inclusive strategy

Time: September 1, 2017 – July 31, 2020
Who:SIMI, Partners: Center for Social and Economic Strategies FSV UK, MCP z.s., MPSV, City of Prague, Liberec Region
Financed:the European Union from the European Social Fund under the Operational Programme Employment
Where:Czech Republic
Perex:The project “Cities and inclusive strategy” implemented with EU financial support seeks to assist the state and regions (municipalities) in integrating foreigners. Gradually, regional and municipal institutions are involved in this area, and the project aims to provide local authorities, sufficient knowledge and empirical information to help them set up their policies on integration of foreigners. In particular, it will provide information on what tools are desirable and why, including examples of good practice. At the national level, the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs is responsible for mapping and assessing what projects and instruments (financial flows, legislation, etc.) have been implemented in this area and with what results, which groups of foreigners are neglected or underestimated in the area of services / projects / needs and what functional innovative solution could be applied in the Czech Republic.
 
ESF OPZ

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

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

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.

Volunteers in SIMI

Time: January 1, 2018 – December 31, 2018
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

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