Official title of the project

Protection Against discrimination of asylum-seekers and unaccompanied child migrants

Sectors

Project information

Subtitle
CIVIL SOCIETY FACILITY PROGRAMME 2013 Theme 2: Antidiscrimination
Region / City
Cities
Beograd
Total budget of programme / project

119,490.60 EUR

Implementation period
2014. Nov - 2016. May
Expected results
  1. 60 CSO representatives improved skills for the protection of asylum-seekers and unaccompanied child migrants against discrimination;
  2. At least 2,000 asylum-seekers and 100 unaccompanied child migrants protected against discrimination and empowered to access their rights;
  3. 80 employees of relevant institutions learned how to apply anti-discrimination standards in the treatment of asylum seekers and unaccompanied child migrants;
  4. 40 local and 15 national decision-makers influenced to consistently apply anti-discrimination policies in order to protect asylum-seekers’ and unaccompanied child migrants’ rights;
  5. 10,000 citizens familiarised with the position of asylum-seekers and unaccompanied child migrants.
Beneficiary

Asylum-seekers and unaccompanied child migrants. 

Summary of the project

This project strengthens 60 CSOs to provide legal assistance to asylum-seekers, detained migrants, and unaccompanied child migrants, as well as to identify cases of discrimination and use the mechanisms of protection against discrimination, and to prevent the long-term development of discriminatory practices. They further aim to influence decision makers to create an advanced legal and institutional framework in line with international standards.

Programme/Project objectives

Through this project, 60 civil society organisations will be strengthened to provide legal assistance to asylum-seekers, including detained migrants, and unaccompanied child migrants, and also (through direct work with them) to identify cases of discrimination and use the mechanisms of protection against discrimination.