Transnational Exchange VI offers regular training events for AVRR counsellors from Europe such as workshops, field trips and online conferences. You can find the details about upcoming events here and sign-up if you are interested. For the in-person workshops in Augsburg and the field trips you will always need to apply first. After the application deadline, you will get informed whether you got selected for the event.
Workshop: Voluntary return to Russian Federation
Our latest events
Workshop: Mental illness as a challenge in return counselling
Transnational Exchange VI workshop with the topic “Mental illness as a challenge in return counselling” was held on the 14th – 16th of November 2023 with 35 European return counsellors from eleven European countries. During the workshop, the participants received input about the topic “mental illness and return” from different angles: medical, psychosocial, cultural and organizational. The participants also exchanged with their European colleagues about the topic and worked on new ideas how to improve their work with this vulnerable group.
Field trip to Belgium
Transnational Exchange VI project organised its second field trip to Belgium from the 26th until the 29th of September 2023 for six European return counsellors from Sweden, Netherlands, Austria, Switzerland and Germany. The aim of the trip was to get insights into the Belgian asylum and assisted voluntary return and reintegration (AVRR) counselling system and to compare it with other European systems. The hosting organization for the Transnational Exchange VI delegation was Caritas International Belgium (CIB).
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