Auckland Refugee Community Coalition

Auckland Refugee Community Coalition brings together refugee leaders/representatives from ethnically diverse backgrounds in Auckland to discuss and advocate on settlement needs of their respective communities.

The coalition’s vision is to advocate refugee community voices and promote sustainable integrated refugee resettlement programmes.

Objectives:

  • To represent refugee voices in local and national forums related to refugee resettlement and long term community development in New Zealand.
  • To establish a refugee community engagement framework from grassroots to regional level.
  • To promote regular inter-community group meetings to identify and reflect key settlement issues and address to the appropriate local agencies.
  • To unite and strengthen refugee community actions to improve social economic statues.
  • To empower refugee communities, develop new skill to gain confidence and integrate into their new country.
  • To involve in community consultation and actively participate and contribute to national refugee resettlement forums.
  • To advise agencies and organisations both NGO and government departments on best practice for service provision to refugee communities.
  • To monitor outcomes for refugee communities and advocate for the improvement of services provided to refugee communities within the
    region.

Visit the website of Auckland Refugee Community Coalition.

Project 2012
Celebration of the milestones and people of Auckland’s Refugee Resettlement

The Auckland Refugee Community Coalition proudly hosts a celebration of the milestones and people of Auckland’s Refugee Resettlement on Friday 6 July 2012 from 8.30am to 3.00pm at the Fickling Centre, 546 Mt Albert Road, Three Kings, Auckland.

Speakers and reflections from Refugee Communities and Sector Champions. Plus cultural performances and lunch. RSVP by Tues 3 July 2012 to refugeehealth@adhb.govt.nz.

Contact: Hashem Slaimankhel, hashems@adhb.govt.nz

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