EU funds: award for OFF
The Ministry of Internal Affairs and Administration Office For Foreigners awarded the Office for Foreigners for success in the implementation of projects under the European Refugee Fund. In 2008-2013, the Office for Foreigners, implemented totally 25 initiatives for more than 8 million PLN.
Projects were funded within the framework of the EU SOLID Programme and were aimed at improvement of the quality of services provided by the OFF, infrastructure modernization and enhancing the knowledge of employees. Among the completed initiatives were as follows: study visits and research missions in the foreigners countries of origin, renovation of the OFF’s buildings and the centers for foreigners, education campaign, substantial and language trainings for employees as well as buying school supplies for the children of foreigners applying for international protection.
The award was presented during the conference summarizing the SOLID Programme and the inaugurating both the Fund for Asylum, Migration and Integration and Fund for Internal Security. During the meeting were presented the achievements associated with the implementation of projects conducted by the Border Guard and the Office for Foreigners within 2008-2013. There were also presented the goals and assumptions of EU funds that will be implemented during the current financial perspective.