Gastvrij Oost


In early February Gastvrij Oost will launch a temporary small-scale residential facility called HOOST at the Mauritskade in the east of Amsterdam. HOOST Mauritskade is intended for a close group of about 30 refugees, pending their asylum procedure, with support from local residents, to take care themselves for their reception. HOOST Mauritskade is an initiative…

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Human rights

Undocumented migrants, undocumented workers, undocumented illegals; all indications for a group that does not formally allowed in the Netherlands but has interests and rights. The Amsterdam Passport describes the basic rights of undocumented migrants and provides addresses in Amsterdam where to go for advice, help and support. Also, this guide aims to inform relevant help and service…

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Oral History: Ongekend Bijzonder

Gastvrij Oost is working together with the project Ongekend Bijzonder, an oral history project in which stories of 200 refugees are collected and recorded. The project focuses on the contribution of refugees to the four major cities. In Amsterdam they will organize a big event from mid-April to mid-May 2016 from this project, in collaboration with GastvrijOost / GastvrijAmsterdam….

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