Partners

BVMN partners

BVMN works through a democratic and horizontal management, in which each NGOs (or partner) is involved in different areas and carries out several tasks:

Alphabetic description of partners

Are You Syrious?

Are You Syrious?

Are You Syrious? (AYS), is a grassroots civil society organisation, which aims to provide trusted international refugee news via the AYS Daily Digest; research and advocacy on asylum and migration in Croatia and on the EU level, as well as innovative integration and educational programs in Zagreb, Croatia.

Centre for Peace Studies

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Centre for Peace Studies

Centre for Peace Studies (CPS) from Croatia has expertise in migration, asylum and integration, racism and xenophobia, and socio-economical inequalities. Since 2017, CPS has been actively warning about the issue of pushbacks and violence at Croatian borders with Serbia and Bosnia- Herzegovina, as well as taken up related strategic litigations. CPS also directly provides legal aid to persons seeking international protection, persons who received international protection, immigrants and persons who were discriminated against on the grounds of race, ethnicity and religion.

Collective Aid

Collective Aid
Collective Aid

Collective Aid: Description will be uploaded soon.

Escuela Con Alma

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Escuela Con Alma

Escuela con Alma – Skola Sa Dusom (EcA) is a Spanish-Serbian NGO dedicated to the defense and protection of human rights at the international level, through different projects of Humanitarian Emergency Aid, Development Cooperation, research and training. Dragonfly, located on the Balkan route, in northern Serbia, in the city of Subotica, is an Emergency Humanitarian Aid project for people seeking refuge, in a street situation or vulnerability, focusing its forces on assistance basic needs, legal advice, reporting cases, basic medical support and human support, mainly.

Info Kolpa

Info Kolpa
Info Kolpa
Infokolpa is a civil society organisation based in Ljubljana, Slovenia. It engages with issues of migration, asylum procedures and freedom of movement. Infokolpa tracks and investigates the production of legality and illegality practices on the Balkan route focusing on violation of human rights on the Schengen and externalised borders of Europe.
As an informal group, Infokolpa is performing activities towards the disclosure of violence on the borders, “silent topics” outsourced to Europe’s periphery, and improvement of integration in “incoming” society once refugees overcome physical, material, communicative, bureaucratic and psycho-social barriers to a peaceful life.
Infokolpa’s membership is vast combining a wide array of people from various professional backgrounds and different status, from locals to people waiting for international protection, people with refugee status as well as people who were betrayed by the European Common Asylum System. Radio Študent, one of the oldest and independent media society in Europe and Gmajna cultural association, are also the members of Infokolpa.

Josoor

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Josoor

Josoor (“bridge” in Arabic) has been supporting victims of pushbacks
and other refugees in need of assistance in Turkey since March 2020
whilst monitoring human rights violations across the EU – Turkey
borders, both on Evros and the Aegean Sea. Through cooperation with BVMN
as well as with international media and investigative research networks,
Josoor aims to raise awareness about the human rights violations
occurring daily on the EU-Turkey borders and advocate for solidarity and
sustainable, humane solutions.

Mare Liberum

Mare Liberum
Mare Liberum

Mare Liberum monitors human rights in the Aegean. With our ship we are present off the coast of the Greek island of Lesvos. As an independent observer, Mare Liberum conducts research to document the current situation at the European border. The basic idea is to influence the situation in the sea by being present and make the authorities be aware that civil society is present.

Mobile Info Team

Mobile Info Team
Mobile Info Team

The Mobile Info Team (MIT) aspires to support individuals caught in a complex European asylum system in Greece. MIT provides refugees with accurate and up-to-date information on Facebook in their native languages. MIT caseworkers assist individuals personally for the full duration of their asylum procedure and family reunification. It also organizes Info Session to keep asylum seekers and other volunteers on the ground informed. Advocacy is an important tool to advocate structural reform in the asylum procedure and to report about human rights violations, such as push-backs.

No Name Kitchen

No Name Kitchen
No Name Kitchen

No Name Kitchen (NNK) is a grassroots organization providing support to people-on-the-move in border towns along the Balkan Route. We provide direct assistance (through the distribution of food and NFIs), medical support, and collect the testimonies of individuals returning from border crossings attempts with stories of violence and abuse from authorities along the EU’s external borders. It is our goal is to support all human beings on their right to seek for a better future. No Name Kitchen is a founding member of the Border Violence Monitoring Network.

[RE:]ports SARAJEVO

[RE:]ports SARAJEVO
[RE:]ports SARAJEVO

[RE:]ports SARAJEVO supports people in transit in Sarajevo. Re:ports
Sarajevo documents their situation and illegal pushbacks throughout
the „Balkanroute“ with focus on the Bosnian-Croatian border.

 

Rigardu

Rigardu
Rigardu
Rigardu began as a group of volunteers providing direct humanitarian assistance in 2015 turning into a charitable association based in Germany a year later. Nowadays, the group’s main focuses are on political education and strengthening Border Violence Monitoring Network (BVMN) of which its forms the legal and administrative framework.

Friends of BVMN

  • Asylum Protection Centre Belgrade
  • Belgrade Centre for Human Rights Belgrade
  • Hungarian Helsinki Commitee
  • IPSIA
  • Medical Volunteers International
  • MSF
  • Pushback Map
  • Refugee Aid Serbia
  • Spielfeld
  • SOS Bihac
  • Welcome Initiative