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Felvételi a hatósági tolmácsképzés projektünkben

A Kalunba és az ELTE BTK Fordító- és Tolmácsképző Tanszéke közös projektéjében felvételt hirdet arab, szomál, urdu, perzsa anyanyelvű jelentkezők részére! A projektben olyan bírósági és hatósági tolmácsokat képzünk, akik magas szinten képesek ellátni a jogi tolmácsolás feladatát. Rendelkeznek az ehhez szükséges speciális tolmácsolási és kommunikációs készségekkel, valamint nyelvhasználatbeli, eljárásjogi, pszichológiai, interperszonális és interkulturális ismeretekkel. …

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An Intern’s Perspective

Kearstin Bailey has been a long-term intern at Kalunba since October 2015. During her time here she has experienced much and has built community with many of our beneficiaries. She recently wrote a reflective piece about the stereotype of “young men of military age” that is so often connected with refugees. Yes, most of the …

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They Came From All Over the World

Each year St. Columba’s, a joint congregation of the RCH and the Church of Scotland, and Kalunba Social Services Nonprofit Ltd., the RCH’s implementing partner in its Unit for Refugee Integration, collaborate to run an English day camp for children in the city. This years camp took place the first week of July and hosted …

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Continued Success for Kalunba’s Tailor

Kalunba’s resident tailor is at it again! We wrote an article about Jonathan, a man from Iran who has been with us for many years, back in 2016 to advertise his services (The best tailor in town! Everyone should use him!). After the article went up we had immediate reactions from supporters around the world, …

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English Camp is Coming Up!

Each year Kalunba, in conjunction with St. Columba’s Scottish Mission, holds a weeklong English day camp for youth aged 6-12 in the city. Children come from all walks of life – some are native Hungarian, others are immigrants, some are refugees, and others are Roma – to learn English and build community together. The week …

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Church of Scotland Highlights Partners’ Work to Support Refugees

The Church of Scotland (CofS) recently held its annual General Assembly meeting from May 20-26 in Edinburgh to consider reports from each of the Church’s councils, discuss topics of national and international importance, and make decisions that will shape the course of the Church for the coming years. More than 730 commissioners from across Scotland …

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Hatósági tolmácsképzés indul!

A Kalunba és az ELTE BTK Fordító- és Tolmácsképző Tanszéke közös projektéjében felvételt hirdet arab, szomál, urdu, perzsa anyanyelvű jelentkezők részére! A projektben olyan bírósági és hatósági tolmácsokat képzünk, akik magas szinten képesek ellátni a jogi tolmácsolás feladatát. Rendelkeznek az ehhez szükséges speciális tolmácsolási és kommunikációs készségekkel, valamint nyelvhasználatbeli, eljárásjogi, pszichológiai, interperszonális és interkulturális ismeretekkel. …

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Guest Pastor Welcomes Arabic Speakers

The Rev. Raafat L. Zaki of the Presbyterian Church (USA) visited Budapest from April 20-25 to talk with interested people in the city about welcoming refugees. Zaki is a native of Sudan who graduated from McCormick Theological Seminary and holds a Ph.D. from Chicago Theological Seminary. He studied in Egypt and Korea and speaks some …

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Small Businesses Make Sustainable Lives

Majid arrived in Hungary as an unaccompanied minor, fleeing violence in his home country. He has been in Hungary for many years now and has built a fulfilling life for himself from the ground up. Majid is the proud owner of Headonist Hair & Beauty Salon Corvin, a premium salon that caters to clients who …

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Refugees’ integration through community activities – the V4 context – Recommendation Paper

Please see our recently published recommendation paper that was created within the project “Refugees integration through community activities – the V4 context” funded by the International Visegrad Fund​. The project was led by Initiative Kto pomoze? (Who will help?) based in Bratislava, Slovakia. Kto pomoze? runs a volunteering programme focused on integration of refugees in …

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