CIR - Italian Refugee Council
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The Italian Refugee Council is an independent humanitarian organization formed in 1990 in Italy, at the initiative of the United Nations, with the objective of defending the rights of refugees and asylum seekers. The CIR works to encourage access to the protection of people fleeing from war and persecution and to help build decent reception and integration conditions in full respect for human rights. The CIR is a onlus, endowed with legal personality, and has a light structure of legal practitioners, social, cultural mediators, doctors and psychologists. CIR operates at national and European level as well as in North Africa, in a coordinated manner with other civil society organisations. The CIR does not have a specific state funding but operates on the basis of projects approved and financed by the UN, the European Union, the Italian Government, regions, municipalities and private foundations. Projects aim to promote access to the Protection, The Welcome, Integration, the enjoyment of rights, social and psychological support, and The voluntary return.

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    Legal migration and integration

    Legal migration covers international mobility towards the EU, such as labour migration, family reunification, student migration, as well as the conditions under which regular stay is...

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    Asylum and forced displacement

    Asylum is a fundamental human right guaranteed universally by the 1951 Geneva Convention. The European Union’s Common European Asylum System (CEAS) set up common procedures to ensure fair...

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Spatial Coverage Italy ; European Union ; Northern Africa

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