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About the target group of project “Support Activities for Persons Under International Protection”

Ievietots: 16.02.2021

 

For the sixth year in a row, Society “Shelter “Safe House”” is implementing project “Support Activities for Persons Under International Protection”, demonstrating a professional, solution- and inclusion-oriented approach in this field.

Who is considered to be a person under international protection according to the law?

Beneficiary of international protection is a person to whom the refugee or alternative status has been granted.

* Refugee status is granted if the person is under threat in their country of origin due to persecution on the grounds of their beliefs, religion, race, nationality, social affiliation or political opinions.

* Alternative status is granted when the person is under threat in their home country due to war, death penalty, torture, ill-treatment.

* Refugee status is granted for an indefinite period, while alternative status – for a year.

 

Project “Support Activities for Persons Under International Protection III” is implemented with the support of the Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund and co-financed by the European Union. Grant Agreement No.PMIF/9/2020/3/02