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Permanent residency for Syrian refugee

Source: APC Photo: APC Beograd, 27. juna 2024. godine - With the assistance of the Asylum Protection Center (APC), another refugee has received permanent residency and a Serbian biometric identity card. APC initiated and established the practice of issuing biometric…

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Serbia signed a new Frontex agreement

Photo: europa.rs Belgrade, June 25, 2025 - Ivica Dacic, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior of Serbia, together with the Ilva Johansson, the European Union Commissioner for Internal Affairs and Migration, signed the agreement between the Republic of…

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Issued the first Serbian passports for refugees

Source: APC Photo: APC Belgrade, April 15, 2024- Today, the Serbian authorities handed over the first Serbian passport to a refugee who came to Serbia as a minor without parents in 2018, fleeing from Afghanistan due to the danger to…

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Issued the first biometric ID card for refugees

Source: APC Photo: APC Belgrade, April 4, 2024 - Today, the Serbian authorities issued the first biometric ID card for persons who got asylum with an inserted permanent residence. Until now, persons who got asylum had cardboard ID cards, which…

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The first refugee received permanent residence in Serbia

Source: APC Photo: APC Belgrade, March 29, 2024 - Today the first refugee received permanent residence in Serbia! The decision itself is dated February 19, 2024. Our legal and integration team helped Ayman from Pakistan to request/obtain asylum and now…

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To grant asylum to refugees from Ukraine

Source: APC Photo: APC   This year, according to the current law, Serbia cannot extend temporary protection for refugees from Ukraine, nor is it able to emulate and follow the example of the EU, where this issue of temporary protection…

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Appeal to expedite protection for Ukrainian refugees in Serbia

Source: Tanjug Photo: Tanjug Belgrade, March 3, 2024- Radoš Đurović from Asylum Protection Center said today that it is necessary to change the existing legal regulations or adopt new ones, if the state wants to extend the measure of temporary…

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Europe must end repression of human rights defenders assisting refugees, asylum seekers and migrants

Source: Council of Europe Photo: IMAGO/photothek   Strasbourg, February 22, 2024- “Across Europe, individuals and organisations are facing growing harassment, intimidation, violence and criminalisation simply for contributing to the protection of the human rights of refugees, asylum seekers and migrants.…

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APC Bakery provides food and trains refugees

Our bakery provides food and trains refugees APC Bakery is a separate sector in our organization (APC/CZA) dealing with food production and aiming to provide additional food rations to refugees and their children across Serbia. Among others refugees, APC Bakery…

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Smuggling as the result of fences and refugees’ despair

Source: RTS Photo: RTS Video: RTS Belgrade, December 5, 2023- The President of Asylum Protection Center, Radoš Đurović, told RTS that at least 50 people come to Serbia every day from the direction of Bulgaria and North Macedonia, and there…

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APC helps the most vulnerable refugees

Source: APC Photo: APC Date: October 27, 2023 APC strives to provide our vulnerable refugees with adequate support and assistance, according to their needs. Among them there are also those who are particularly vulnerable and need special attention and help.…

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APC supports Ukrainian refugees in integration and communication with various institutions

Source: APC Photo: APC Belgrade, October 25, 2023- APC helps its beneficiaries in exercising various rights and services on the path of integration upon arrival in our country. In addition to helping them regulate their status and obtain documentation, we…

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APC claims that the policy of fences and pushback creates and strengthens smuggling

Source: APC, RTS, BBC FOTO: Armend Nimani/AFP Belgrade, September 29- Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban recently stated that migrants attacked the joint border patrol of Serbia and Hungary using automatic weapons. He also stated that migrants have crossed the Rubicon…

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Important info for Ukrainian refugees, APC helps in gaining temporary protection

Asylum Protection Center provides free legal aid and assistance to Ukrainian refugees in obtaining temporary protection or in seeking asylum in Serbia, all in the context of raising influx of Ukrainian refugees (entering and/or temporarily staying in Serbia), inquiring how…

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Are the migrants in Serbia conflicted (and why)?

Source: Nova S, APC Video: Nova S   Belgrade, June 26, 2023- In the last week, there have been several incidents involving migrants. Asylum Protection Center especially emphasizes the vulnerability of the refugee population, which, in this situation is actually…

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APC provides legal and psycho-social help to refugees from Ukraine

Source: APC Photo: APC Date: June 12, 2023   Our staff is helping Ukrainian refugees living in Serbia to renew their temporary protection status, after the government extended it for another year. Given the new bureaucratic challenges and apparent limitations…

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Radoš Đurović: The agreement of EU members to pay for not accepting migrants also affects Serbia

Source: Tanjug, Politika   Belgrade, June 11, 2023- Every decision related to asylum and migration in Europe directly affects Serbia, since we are the last country on the border of the Schengen area, as Radoš Đurović, executive director of Asylum…

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Decision on providing the temporary protection in the Republic of Serbia to displaced persons coming from Ukraine

Decision on providing the temporary protection in the Republic of Serbia to displaced persons coming from Ukraine The decision was published in the "Official Gazette of RS", no. 36/2022 and 21/2023. 1.Temporary protection in the Republic of Serbia is granted…

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They are fleeing from Ukraine, and Serbia is their new home!

Many refugees from war-torn Ukraine are coming, passing through and staying in Serbia. Of more than 148,000 refugees who entered Serbia since the beginning of the war, 27.782 people registered their staying in Serbia, while more than 1,164 Ukrainian refugees…

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An appeal to urgently make a decision on extending the temporary protection of refugees from Ukraine

APC/CZA publicly appealed to the Government of Serbia to urgently make a decision on the extending of temporary protection for refugees from Ukraine, which expires on March 19, 2023, because there are still the same justifiable reasons why the existing…

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Smuggling – a consequence of the wall policy and defining of Europe

Source: N1 Video: N1 Belgrade, March 6, 2023- In the show Global Focus on N1 television, the guests were Radoš Đurović in front of Asylum Protection Center, Ivana Dragičević, research journalist from Zagreb and Matthew Saltmarsh from UNHCR. They discussed…

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The first cultural workshops held in the elementary school in Kać

Since the beginning of the war in Ukraine, Asylum Protection Center has played a significant role in helping refugees from that country. Providing new and relevant information, providing legal assistance, such as obtaining temporary protected status, identity card and obtaining…

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Assistance in the education and integration of young refugees

Source: RTS Video: RTS   Belgrade, January 19, 2023- Afghan Daud Aryubi and Syrian Khalil Kansor go to school in Belgrade together, and they were associated with each other by being refugees. They say that their friends in Serbia accepted…

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Đurović on the increased number of migrants in Serbia, reception centers and the abuse of visa-free regime

Source: TV K1 Video: TV K1 Belgrade, October 21, 2022 - The number of registered migrants in Serbia has doubled compared to last year. In 2022, more than 86,000 of them were recorded and those are people from Afghanistan, Syria,…

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Đurović: In 3-5 months it will be possible to introduce visas for the citizens of Tunisia, India and Burundi

Source: N1 10/18/2022, Belgrade Being a guest in Day Live N1, Radoš Đurović from Asylum Protection Center said the message of European Commissioner Ilva Johansson that in the case of non-compliance with the Union, the suspension of the visa-free regime…

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Increased number of refugees entering Serbia

Source: RTS Belgrade, October 4, 2022 - The war in Ukraine, inflation, sanctions and the rising energy prices pushed the issue of migration and migrants to the background, but the migrant crisis has not ceased since 2015. This year, the…

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