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Glass jewellery workshop for refugees and asylum seekers

  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 …

International study visit in Latvia within the project AVAIL

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”

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

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”

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 Zoo, …

Latvian Red Cross educational integration event: cinema and lunch

On 24 October 2018, the Latvian Red Cross within the international project “AVAIL- Amplifying the voices of asylum seekers and refugees for integration and life skills” organised a cinema visit and lunch for all participants after the movie. Before going to the cinema, refugees together with LatRC staff members chose a movie, which they would …

Latvian Red Cross educational integration event for refugees and asylum seekers “Latvia’s and Latvian RC` 100 year anniversary”

On 15 November 2018, the Latvian Red Cross (LatRC) within the international project “AVAIL- Amplifying the voices of asylum seekers and refugees for integration and life skills” organised an event “Latvia’s and Latvian Red Cross` 100 year anniversary”. It was organised together with asylum seekers and refugees, who made traditional meals of countries of their …