PROJECTS // 

Post-Arrival Assistance to Armenian Returnees from the Netherlands

2010 - 2013

The project aimed at fostering social and economic re-integration of 50-75 Armenian nationals without a legal right to reside in the Netherlands and preventing their irregular re-migration to EU member-states, through providing comprehensive assistance and advice. The project achieved this goal providing various types of assistance to returnees, such as support with employment and self-employment; education and training, medical and legal assistance. In the result of the project over 50 returnees got access to quality health services and medical aid, including medical diagnosis, treatment, medicaments. They were enabled to acquire the knowledge, skills and opportunities needed for exercising their rights and responsibilities of the citizens of the Republic of Armenia, including the rights for education, social welfare, pension security, as well as the rights and responsibilities for mandatory military/alternative service. They were given an opportunity to engage in entrepreneurial activities in order to secure a sustainable source of income to ensure a dignified life. The project ran from 2010 to 2013 with the support of Reintegration and Departure Service of the Ministry of Justice of the Netherlands.

NEWS

17.10.2019

Informative Local Meeting in Lori Region

The International Center for Human Development (ICHD) with the financial support of the Federal Foreign Office (Germany) and in partnership with The State Migration Service of Ministry of Territorial Administration and infrastructure of the Republic of Armenia and “Armenian Caritas” Benevolent NGO, on 15 October 2019 has implemented of local meetings in Lori region in the framework of Preventing Irregular Migration from Armenia to the Federal Republic of Germany by Raising Awareness of Potential Migrants” project. State and local self-governance bodies, service providers, media and civil society representatives participated in the event.

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24.09.2019

Informative Local Meeting in Shirak Region

The International Center for Human Development (ICHD) with the financial support of the Federal Foreign Office (Germany) and in partnership with The State Migration Service of Ministry of Territorial Administration and infrastructure of the Republic of Armenia and “Armenian Caritas” Benevolent NGO, on 17 September 2019 started implementation of local meetings in Shirak region in the framework of Preventing Irregular Migration from Armenia to the Federal Republic of Germany by Raising Awareness of Potential Migrants” project. State and local self-governance bodies, service providers, media and civil society representatives participated in the event.

The aim of the meetings is informing the participants about the risks, consequences of irregular migration, forms of protection given to migrants in Germany, as well as statistics on emigration and return policy from Germany to Armenia. The process of return and readmission of RA citizens, the reintegration programs of returnees implemented in the RA are also presented to the participants during the workshop.

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