What We Do

We work closely with governments of refugee host countries, the United Nations, international NGOs, and academic institutions to influence institutional changes that help create a more responsive climate and humane policies for the most vulnerable refugees. Our work includes:

Training

  • Build and deliver highly effective training programs for refugee professionals in international institutions and government agencies so they can provide better protection for refugees.
  • Training covers identification, protection, credibility assessment, resettlement and integration of sexual and gender minority refugees and other exceptionally vulnerable refugee groups.
  • To inquire about or book a training, please refer to our training page or email training@oraminternational.org. ORAM is now scheduling free Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity training for relevant organizations through June 30, 2016.

 

Capacity Building

  • Chart avenues for effective protection of vulnerable refugees
  • Devise innovative legal and practical tools

 

Education and Advocacy

  • Inform refugee stakeholders and the public of the needs of exceptionally vulnerable refugees
  • Accurately assess and convey risks facing exceptionally vulnerable refugees

 

Refugee Assistance

  • Protect individual refugees through legal representation
  • Provide regularly updated resources and guidelines for refugees in multiple languages
  • Provide direct guidance and legal consultation
  • Sponsor resettlement programs helping refugees build a new life in a safer countries

 

Research & Publications

  • Produce ground-breaking research and publications investigating the challenges that exceptionally refugees face in transit and the efficacy of the protection system involving refugees at high risk.