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The Conference launching the Project 26/NMF PL 15/14
The Conference launching the Project 26/NMF PL 15/14 "Enhancing competence and qualifications of public administration within the scope of migration and asylum with a special attention paid to preventing irregular migration" under the Norwegian Financial Mechanism took place on 24 June 2015 in Warsaw.
It was attended by nearly 80 people, including representatives of the Project Partners, ie. Norwegian Directorate of Immigration and the Office for Foreigners, as well as Ukrainian State Migration Agency, Ministry of the Interior, the Border Guard, Police, National Labour Inspectorate, Voivodeships Offices and Non-Governmental Organizations.
The Conference was inaugurated by Deputy Commander-in-Chief Brig. Gen. Andrzej Pilaszkiewicz, who welcomed guests and presented the aims and objectives of the Project. The participants listened to speeches of the Head of the Office for Foreigners – Mr Rafał Rogala, Director of the Foreigners Department of Border Guard HQ – Col. Andrzej Jakubaszek, a representative of The Norwegian Directorate of Immigration – Lars Bendik Johansen, Commander of the Border Guard Training Center in Luban – Col. Marek Woszczatyński and the Deputy Director of the Department for Legalisation of Stay of the Office for Foreigners – Aneta Kmita.
The aim of the Conference was to enable the exchange of information and good practices in foreigners affairs, the development of cooperation between the stakeholders involved in conducting administrative proceedings related to foreigners, as well as indicate the directions of change in improving skills of officials and personnel working with foreigners.
The Conference was accompanied by a photo Exhibition
Multicultural View of the World which has been prepared on the basis of photos taken and shared by officers and personnel of the Border Guard and the Office for Foreigners. The theme of the Exhibition is closely linked to trainings in the area of knowledge on foreigners’ countries of origin, multiculturalism and effective intercultural communication, which have been planned under the Project 26 /NMF PL 15/14. The aim of the Exhibition is to raise the skills of those working with foreigners, as well as to enhance tolerance towards people of different culture. The Exhibition is now available for visitors in Border Guard HQ buliding at Al. Niepodległości 100 in Warsaw.
Logo of the Norwegian Financial Mechanism 2009–2014
Representatives of the Norwegian Directorate of Immigration
Representatives of the Ukrainian State Migration Agency
Participants during the conference
The speech of the Head of the Office for Foreigners – Mr Rafał Rogala
Photo Exhibition "Multicultural View of the World"