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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 …

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 …

LatRC participates at the international meeting within “BALTPREP” project in Berlin, Germany

09.10 2019Uncategorized

On 27 September, 2019, within the international project “BALTPREP – enhancing regional preparedness and response capacity for major accidents in the Baltic Sea region” representative of the Latvian Red Cross (LatRC) joined a project group meeting in Berlin, Germany. The team was working on preparing a regional preparedness plan. It should be useful and important tool to …

LatRC supports asylum seeker to participate at the Tet Riga Marathon

27.05 2019Uncategorized

Since the warmer weather has arrived in Latvia, Latvian Red Cross, within the international project “AVAIL”, invites refugees and asylum seekers to join public events, for example to spend their free time actively in nature or to do some sports. Ezekiel from Nigeria, who is one of the asylum seekers in Latvia, showed his interest …

World AIDS Day 2018 – activities by the Latvian Red Cross

04.12 2018Uncategorized

  Within the World AIDS day which is on 1st December, from 23 to 30 November 2018 all over Latvia different activities were organised.  In addition, Latvian Red Cross (LatRC) organised activities to raise awareness, invited people to make HIV express tests in order to find out what is their HIV status and also participated …