New Faces of Slovenia

ADVOCACY WORKHOP – PROJECT BODE +

On Wednesday, May 8, we organized a workshop on rights advocacy and innovative methods in rights advocacy with ADRA Slovenia and Gmajna Cultural Association, our partners in the BODE + project, at the office of ADRA Slovenia. In the program, Furkan Güner from the Intercultural Dialogue Association talked about advocacy and what was done in […]

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Informative Presentation for Newcomers in Slovenia – Project BODE +

Yesterday under the project BODE+ in which we focus on advocacy and equal treatment for newcomers in Slovenia we had a presentation about “Migration – Law and Practices in Slovenia” held by PIC Urša Regvar. We talked about different migration statuses such as international protection, family reunification, and work permission in Slovenia, and the latest

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NEW FACES – STORY OF KSENIJA

New Faces – Real Story: “When I moved to Slovenia, finding a room/apartment was also a barrier. Because I did not speak Slovenian, I had difficulties communicating and in some cases, unfortunately, I also experienced discrimination based on where I was from.” Ksenija from Belarus Projekt BODE+ (#BrezOvirDoEnakostiinpravic), implemented together with ADRA Slovenia and the

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New Faces of Slovenia – STORY OF WAFA FROM PALESTINE

9. True story ‘Creating a quality Slovenian language teaching program is definitely the best way to support migrants and refugees to integrate well, find jobs and become more independent’ (Wafa from Palestine, 41 years old). The BODE (#BrezOvirDoEnakosti) project, which we run together with ADRA Slovenia, is committed to empowering people with a migrant background

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NEW FACES OF SLOVENIA – STORY OF SVETLANA FROM UKRAINE

8. The Real Story ‘I came here as a professional volleyball player for the Slovenian national team. However, I have witnessed many very unkind comments. Ever since I can remember, people have asked me if I work in a nightclub and if I am a dancer’ (Svetlana from Ukraine, 50 years old). The BODE project

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NEW FACES OF SLOVENIA – STORY OF ABAS FROM IRAN

7. The real story: ‘There is a need for better quality education for immigrant families and people with permanent residence in Slovenia. At the same time, more support from the media would be used to facilitate integration” (Abas from Iran, 33 years old). The BODE project (#BrezOvirDoEnakosti), which we are implementing together with Intercultural Dialogue,

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NEW FACES OF SLOVENIA – 6. Story of Clevis from Albania

NEW FACES OF SLOVENIA – 6. True story: “Slovenians can learn a lot about new cultures and other interesting things from cross-cultural experiences with foreigners. Socializing with immigrants is a chance to have different parts of the world right at our fingertips – how great can that be!” (Clevis from Albania, 28 years old) The

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NEW FACES OF SLOVENIA – 5. Story of Adem from Bosnia and Herzegovina

True story: “I left my country for my career because I wanted to learn as much as I could from the best professionals in Europe because I love what I do.” 31 years old Adem from Bosnia and Herzegovina The BODE project (#BrezOvirDoEnakosti) is committed to empowering people with a migrant background in the field of

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NEW FACES OF SLOVENIA – 4. Story of Melissa from South America

“The biggest challenge was the lack of opportunities to show my skills, I was not treated equally and I was often discriminated against.” 37 years old Melissa* from South America The BODE project (#BrezOvirDoEnakosti) is committed to empowering people with a migrant background in the field of advocacy, as they often do not get the right

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