The Refugee Phrasebook is a multilingual tool that provides basic useful vocabulary related to the most common immediate needs. It is an open collaborative project that is aimed to provide the most important vocabulary to refugees, by assembling important phrases from various fields and encouraging designers and experts in the field to improve on the material.
The project is noncommercial and the books will be available for free. They are also creating a Medical and a Juridical Phrasebook.
Five years on Syria’s conflict has originated 4.8 million refugees in neighbouring countries, hundreds of thousands in Europe, and 6.6 million people displaced inside Syria. Syria population was about 20 million before the war as started. Read more about the latest UNHCR numbers on Syria.
On March 30, the UNHCR will be host a high-level international conference in Geneva, calling on governments for a major increase in places for Syrians. To this day, around 170,000 places have been secured by governments around the world. This meeting will be an opportunity for governments and communities to boost their support for Syrians.
InMOE e.V. is a non-profit-organisation, based in Berlin, which connects 30 organisations from Central and Eastern Europe in a network aiming at strengthen civic commitment.
This Forum will be an opportunity for actively engaged people to step out of their work and meet with other like-minded and similarly engaged activists, volunteers, social workers etc. The purpose is to deliberate the situation, exchange experiences and inspire or even coordinate next steps of action. Read more on their website.
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Migration and social inequality: Global perspectives – new boundaries
August 11-12 2016, Oslo
The University of Oslo in cooperation with the Nordic Migration Research and the Norwegian Network for Migration Research will welcome the 18th Nordic Migration Conference. This conference takes place every two year with a interdisciplinary and international outlook.
In an increasingly globalized world, boundaries of class, nationality, ethnicity, gender and legal statuses are intersecting in new ways, giving rise to changing and new dimensions of inequality within and between both migrant sending and migrant receiving societies. This years focus will be to explore the diverse links between international migration and social inequality, in a Nordic, European and global context. Read more.
Open call for paper abstracts
The call for paper abstracts is open from February 1st until March 15th. Read more.