Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
The Ministry of the Interior of the Czech Republic has announced a call for applications for Support Under the National Program Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (NP AMIF).
The aim of this call is to establish and/or operate centers to support the integration of foreigners (hereinafter only “Centers”) in individual regions of the Czech Republic on the basis of §155a of Act No. 326/1999 Coll. on the stay of foreigners in the territory of the Czech Republic, as amended and in accordance with the Concept of Integration of Foreigners – In Mutual Respect.
All the activities of the Center described below apply to a similar extent to the AMIF component as well as a complementary component, ie all services will be provided to both the target group of the AMIF component and the target group complementary components.
The main task of the Center is to ensure equal access for foreigners 9 to integration services and to provide qualified integration support at a comparable level, provide information and support for both foreigners and majority society, incl. public administration bodies, in cooperation with integration actors in the regions, especially non-governmental non-profit one’s organizations.
The centers will support the integration of foreigners through an outpatient clinic and field counseling, Czech language courses and socio-cultural orientation, interpreting, assistance, etc. It will actively involve foreigners in its activities, support communication, and mutual knowledge between foreigners and the majority of society and the development of civil society in the regions concerned. The centers will also monitor the situation of foreigners in individual regions. Platforms supported by the Centers will ensure coherence and synergy of actors’ integration across disciplines, organizations, and institutions.
According to the rules of NP AMIF, the eligible applicant must meet the following conditions:
is a legal entity, which is a registered entity in the Czech Republic, ie a person which has its own identification number (so-called ID number, sometimes also ID number);
has an active data box;
has a valid qualified electronic signature;
is not one of the entities that cannot participate in the call for reasons insolvency, fines, debt, etc. according to the following paragraph.
An applicant shall not be eligible to participate in the call or to receive support if:
Definitions of individual eligible applicants:
Non-governmental non-profit organizations:
Organizational units of the state:
Higher territorial self-governing units: