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Refugee Week Wales is Back

Refugee Weeks Wales is back and aims to be better in 2014.   The event takes place from June 16th – 22nd, 2014. This year’s theme is Education and Young People – Our Shared Future. The event is gathering steam to lessen the negative stereotypes of seeking sanctuary with a range of exciting and diverse events across Wales.

The Community Fund (maximum of £250.00 per application) is now available and we invite you or your group to apply for funding to support your Refugee Week Wales 2014 event.  A copy of the Community Activities Fund Application Form 2014 and the Community Activities Fund Guidance Notes 2014 are attached. Please complete and return the application form to The deadline to return the application is Friday May 2nd, 2014.  Please note the fund is limited and applications will be assessed based on merit and availability of funds.

We will be hosting workshops to help those interested in doing an event for the week and will be contacting interested groups individually. The objectives of the workshops will be to:

  • Discuss your ideas about Refugee Week Wales 2014.
  • Gather your feedback about Refugee Week Wales and how we can make this year better.
  • Practical support  in completing the communities grant application form.

To book a place on the workshop email us on

Please find the dates and time below:

Newport   Tuesday April 15th, 2014                11am – 1pm

Welsh Refugee Council High Street Chambers, 51 High Street, Newport, NP20 1GB


Cardiff      Wednesday April 16th, 2014          11am-1pm

Welsh Refugee Council Phoenix House, 389 Newport Road, Cardiff, CF24 1TP


Welsh Charities call for Syrian refugee resettlement in Wales

Welsh Refugee Council together with Children in Wales, Displaced People in Action, Oasis Cardiff, Oxfam Cymru,  Save the Children, Swansea City of Sanctuary and Tai Pawb asking the Welsh Government to share the responsibility and welcome Syrian refugees to Wales. Read more

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