RAD information sessions will provide the Appellant with a FREE opportunity to be better prepared for the presentation of their appeal before the RAD.
Rejected refugees will learn the steps to follow and how to document your appeal before the Refugee Appeal Division (RAD)
Am I eligible to appeal?
Where should I go if I want to appeal?
Who can help me to prepare an appeal?
•What you need to do to appeal your negative decision?
•The documents you need for your appeal
•What happens during an appeal to the RAD?
The RAD sessions are supported by The Law Foundation of Ontario.
Breaking the Silence is a documentary that shows the violence that women are continuously facing, specifically in El Salvador. FCJ Refugee Centre was happy to release this documentary as a resource to create awareness about this situation around the world. The video will be available soon.
To know more information about this reality please check the following article published by UN Women: Femicide in Latin America
Femicide in Latin America
Every time the body of a dead woman appeared, at least four families would come to see whether or not it was their loved one. The problem was much greater than we realized,” recalls Silvia Juárez, Coordinator of the Programme for a Life Free from Violence for Women, of the Organization of Salvadoran Women for Peace (ORMUSA, Organización de Mujeres Salvadoreñas por la Paz).
Supported by UN Women and others, ORMUSA is one of the many organizations of the Feminist Network against Violence towards Women, which advocated for the Special Integrated Law for a Life Free of Violence against Women in El Salvador, which came into effect on 1 January 2012.
El Salvador is in fact the country with the highest murder rate of women in the world . However, with its legislation that also outlaws femicide, the country is among the most recent to join the fight to confront this type of violence in Central America – along with M (To rear the complete article click here)
Save the date! April 28
FCJ Refugee Centre is organizing the Forum:
Building Community Support for LGBTQ+ People in Forced Labor (aka Human Trafficking)
Join FCJ Refugee Centre and other organizations to a forum to increase the dialogue around forced labor/human trafficking as it affects members of the LGBTQ+ Community both locally and globally.
The Forum aims to bring together key stakeholders to identify issues within this unique intersection and work collaboratively to begin to fill in service gaps.
Registration click here
Contact information: Varka Kalaydzhieva
E mail: email@example.com
TORONTO, March 4, 2015 /CNW/ – Thousands of women will march through the downtown streets on Saturday March 7 in North America’s largest International Women’s Day demonstration.
Organized by a coalition of community, students and labour and sponsored by Women Working with Immigrant Women, this year’s theme is “Our Bodies, Our Territories, Our Communities” and organized in solidarity with World March of Women events taking place across Canada.
Speakers will address the crisis of murdered and missing Aboriginal women, sexual violence and racial injustice. In addition, striking university workers will speak about the problems with precarious work and the need for good jobs for all.
RAD information sessions will provide the Appellant with a FREE opportunity to be better prepared for the presentation of their appeal before the RAD. Rejected refugees will learn the steps to follow and how to document your appeal before the Refugee Appeal Division (RAD). RAD info-sessions are hosted by the Coalition of Service Providers for Refugee Claimants in Southern Ontario in partnership with the Refugee Appeal Division of the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada.
REGISTRATION: To register for the next RAD, please fill out the REGISTRATION FORM below and when you finish submit it to Carolina Teves: firstname.lastname@example.org
We will contact you to confirm your registration. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us.
REGISTRATION FORM RAD INFO-SESSION
READY TOUR Ready Tour provides Refugee Claimants with a FREE opportunity to be better prepared for their hearing, see a hearing room, learn what happens at the hearing, and ask questions about the process.
Date: March 5th , 2015
Time: 1:30 pm
Place: 74 Victoria St
To confirm registration please contact Carolina Teves at email@example.com
FREE PROGRAM FOR REFUGEE CLAIMANTS
For registration and more information please visit readytour.ca
On November 22nd the FCJ Refugee Center will be giving out flu shots to anyone who’s interested in getting one.
Location: 208 Oakwood Ave. Toronto
Date: Saturday November 22nd
Time: from 10:00 am to 2:00pm
Syrian Refugees in Bulgaria: A Double Edged Sword is a report prepared by FCJ Refugee Centre after a delegation from Canadian Council for Refugees visit Bulgaria in June 2014.
This visit had variety of goals including better understand the complex situation of Syrian asylum-seekers and refugees in Bulgaria.
This understanding was facilitated by interviews with key stakeholders including state agencies, NGOs, Syrian refugees, as well as visits to immigration reception centers in Bulgaria.
A short video was also produced to reproduce parts of the conducted interviews and comments gathered during the visit.
To read the complete report click here: Syrian Refugees in Bulgaria: A Double Edged Sword Report
This short documentary developed by FCJ Refugee Centre shows interview excerpts from our meetings with Bulgarian organizations as well as residents of the immigration reception centre in Sofia.
This documentary is complementary to the document Syrian Refugees in Bulgaria: A Double Edged Sword, a report of the FCJ Refugee Centre from the visit to Bulgaria in June 2014.