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Refugees and asylum seekers went to amusement park and enjoys Latvian traditional meal

On 8 January 2020, refugees and asylum seekers went to the first indoor amusement park in Latvia “Jungle“. Everyone had a great time enjoying inflatable attractions and ball pool.They were happy to spend the day full of joy and being together.  After the amusement park they went to LIDO, where they could share their experience …

After two years the international project AVAIL is closed

On 24 January 2020 within the international project “AVAIL” LatRC organised a closing event “Intercultural Kitchen”.

Training “Social work with people of different ethnic groups”

On 3 January Latvian Red Cross organised a training “Social work with people of different ethnic groups”. It was done within international project “AVAIL – “Amplifying the voices of asylum seekers and refugees for integration and lifeskills”. During the training participants had the opportunity to improve their knowledge about the intercultural communication and to develop …

Christmas time at LatRC short term accommodation center “Burtnieks”

Sincerely, colorful, and delicious, on December 21st, Christmas came to LatRC short term accommodation center“Burtnieks”. An international volunteer team of young people Latvia, Russia, Italy organised creative workshop for kids and made joy of decorating gingerbread, making cards and colorful decors. All the celebrations participants had a warm cocoa and together they were greeting Santa …

Christmas event for families of refugees and asylum Seekers in Latvia

27.01 2020Uncategorized

On December 17, in Riga, Latvian Red Cross, within the international project “AVAIL – “Amplifying the voices of asylum seekers and refugees for integration and lifeskills” organised a Christmas event for children of refugees and asylum seekers”. Families attended the event together with their social mentors. First, they watched a movie “Red Shoes and Seven …

Albanian Red Cross provides support to the ones affected by earthquake

27.11 2019Uncategorized

Albanian Red Cross provides support to the ones affected by earthquake

LatRC Youth volunteers participates in the international project “Digital Condom”

On 20 – 28 September, 2019  the Latvian Red Cross Youth (LatRCY) volunteers team was participating in a great youth exchange project “Digital Condom” organized by our colleagues Hungarian Red Cross. During project, participants from 7 different countries Hungary, Latvia, Poland, Slovakia, Germany, Spain and Italy gained new knowledge and experience, shared their thoughts and …

LatRC joins international meeting within the project “AVAIL”

13.09 2019Projects

On 10-12 September 2019, a joint meeting of Red Cross members from the partner countries of the international project “AVAIL – Amplifying the voices of asylum seekers and refugees for integration and lifeskills” (Red Cross national societies of UK, Ireland, Italy, Latvia and International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent societies) and of a …

5 regional trainings on integration of refugees and immigrants have been sucessfully completed

01.10 2019Projects

Latvian Red Cross, in cooperation with the UN Refugee Agency`s Regional Representation for Northern Europe (UNHCR), has organized 5 regional trainings with the title “Work for the integration of refugees and immigrants: intercultural interaction, good practice and experience.” The training aims to build capacity and expertise of more than one hundred service providers, public authorities …