Completion of Evaluation of the European Qualifications Passport for Refugees (21.06.2018)

UNHCR/Achilleas Zavallis

Ministry of Education,
Research and Religious Affairs

Completion of Evaluation of the European Qualifications Passport for Refugees (21.06.2018)

The first evaluation cycle of the program “European Qualifications Passport for Refugees” collaboration among the European Council with the Greek Ministry of Education and Organizations for Certified Qualifications in Greece (DOATAP), Norway, Armenia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Holland and the United Kingdom – was successfully completed. The Program’s main priority is to raise awareness among the most important parties involved in issues of refugee integration in reception societies and the development of capabilities of various national centers of information for the recognition of the academic qualifications of refugees.

During the first evaluation cycle of the second phase of the Program (11-15 June 2018) the number of attendees was exceptionally high. More specifically, 48 refugees originating from 12 different countries with studies in the educational systems of 17 different countries, were interviewed.