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“Erasmus+:Youth in action” Youth exchange project “Knowledge into action: Climate Change Consequence (CCC)” has ended

05.09 2019Uncategorized
With the start of the new school year, Latvian Red Cross has completed its youth exchange project “Knowledge into Action: Climate Change Consequence (CCC)” within the “Erasmus +: Youth in Action” program, coordinated by the Agency for International Programs for Youth in Latvia, that involved Red Cross Youth from 6 countries – Latvia, Estonia, Finland, …

Organizational project meeting within international project “AVAIL” has taken place in Great Britain

26.08 2019Uncategorized
On 21 – 30 August 2019 representatives from Latvian Red Cross (LatRC) joined experience exchange meeting in Great Britain. It was organised within the international Red Cross project “AVAIL- Amplifying the voices of asylum seekers and refugees for integration and life skills”. All partners attended the meeting and it was organised to give participants the …

LatRC joins an international meeting within the project “BALTPREP”

08.08 2019Uncategorized
Published on 08.08.2019. Within the umbrella of the BALTPREP project, the first meeting of a newly established Baltic Sea Region Disaster Management Technical Working Group took place in Helsinki on 7 June, 2019. The forum is meant for peer learning, exchange of knowledge and support as well as to ensure cooperation of the Baltic Sea …

Educational excursion for refugees and asylum seekers at Tervete Nature Park

25.07 2019Uncategorized
  On 24 July 2019, within the international Red Cross project “AVAIL- Amplifying the voices of asylum seekers and refugees for integration and life skills”, Latvian Red Cross organised educational excursion for families of refugees and asylum seekers (RAS) to Tervete Nature Park. It was a great opportunity for RAS to know more about Latvia …

Glass jewellery workshop for refugees and asylum seekers

25.10 2019Uncategorized
  On 4 June, 2019, within the project “AVAIL” Latvian Red Cross organised glass jewellery (earrings, brooches, pendants and necklaces) workshop for refugees and asylum seekers. After cutting colourful pieces of glass, each piece was combined in different combinations and colour ranges and every participant could imagine himself/herself as glass artist. Children and adults joined …

Educational excursion for refugees and asylum seekers at the Ethnographic Open-Air Museum of Latvia

27.05 2019Uncategorized
On 18 May 2019, within the international Red Cross project “AVAIL- Amplifying the voices of asylum seekers and refugees for integration and life skills”, Latvian Red Cross (LatRC) organised educational excursion for families of refugees and asylum seekers (RAS) to the Ethnographic Open-Air Museum of Latvia. The participants of this event were RAS from Russia, …

International study visit in Latvia within the project AVAIL

04.04 2019Uncategorized
On 28 March 2019, Latvian Red Cross (LatRC) organised a study visit for colleagues form German, British, Italian and Irish Red Cross national societies and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC), as well as for representatives of the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR). The main aim of the study visit was to …

Conference  “IntegRIGAtion: Humanity as integration tool”

03.03 2019Uncategorized
In 27 March 2019 in The European Union House in Riga the Latvian Red Cross (LatRC) organised an international conference  “IntegRIGAtion: Humanity as integration tool”. The aims of the conference was: to identify the importance and practice of different integration activities in inclusion of refugees and asylum seekers (RAS) in local society; to give an …

Integration activities of international project “AVAIL” continues

24.10 2019Uncategorized
During March 2019, integration activities organised by Latvian Red Cross (LatRC) within the international Red Cross project “AVAIL- Amplifying the voices of asylum seekers and refugees for integration and life skills” are continuing. On 1 March 2019, refugees and asylum seekers together with their mentors went to a puppet show and watched the play about …

The Latvian Red Cross educational integration event “Latvia’s nature and its animals”

19.08 2018Uncategorized
  On 18 August 2018, the Latvian Red Cross within the international project “AVAIL- Amplifying the voices of asylum seekers and refugees for integration and life skills” organised visit to the Zoo where an informative lecture about Latvia’s nature and its animals was organised. Participants, especially children and youngsters, where very happy to visit the …

LatRC congratulates 54 volunteers and most active participants of the campaign “My 100 Voluntary Work Hours for Latvia”

08.11 2018Uncategorized
Published: 08.11.2018. On October 30, within the premises of the Latvian National Library (LNL), was held the closing event of the campaign “My 100 Voluntary Work Hours for Latvia” organised by the Latvian Red Cross (LatRC). During the event were congratulated 54 most active participants of the campaign who came to the event (total number 62) …