Disabled Refugees Welcome

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Disabled Refugees Welcome (DRW)  is part of the Independent Living Institute (ILI). We work to improve the reception and integration of migrants and refugees with disabilities in Sweden focusing now on jobs and employment.


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2021-12-08. We at the Independent Living Institute received the gratifying news that our project “Ömsesidig integration och rätten till arbete” (Mutual Integration and the Right to Work) has been granted funding by the Swedish General Heritage Fund. The project is intended to build on the experience from Disabled Refugees Welcome, and will work in an even more concrete way with integration for migrants with disabilities  focusing  on jobs and employment. The project funding is for three years starting in April next year.


 

 

 

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(Svenska) skärmbild på workshop rapport UNHCRReport on five workshops carried out with support from the UNHCR

Thanks to support from the UNHCR Representation for the Nordic and Baltic Countries to empower disabled refugees in Sweden the Independent Living Institute was able to carry out five workshops with the goal of strengthening disabled refugees in their integration process. The CRPD is one of the main tools for ILIs operation. Through the CRPD … Continue reading "Report on five workshops carried out with support from the UNHCR"


allmänna arvsfondenProject Mutual Integration and the Right to Work granted funding

2021-12-08. On Wednesday the Independent Living Institute received the gratifying news that our project “Ömsesidig integration och rätten till arbete” (Mutual Integration and the Right to Work) has been granted funding by the Swedish General Heritage Fund. The project is intended to build on the experience from Disabled Refugees Welcome, and will work in an … Continue reading "Project Mutual Integration and the Right to Work granted funding"