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Strada Ilarie Chendi

GFFO - Recipes for new friendships and social ties

Recipes for new friendships and social ties ”The experience of participating in the pancake gourmet activity was simply delicious! We had a lot of fun trying new combinations and the results were absolutely delicious. Thank you for an evening full of divine tastes and moments of joy shared with new friends”, says Kolesnyk Galyna, 60 […]

Interview Pablo Zapata - UNHCR

Together, we restore dignity Interview with Mr. Pablo Zapata, the acting representative of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Romania In the realm of humanitarian efforts, the challenges we face today are both complex and urgent. To shed light on these pressing issues and chart a course for action, we had the […]

PR FOR GOOD, COMMA AWARDS nomination

AIDRom campaign nominated for PR FOR GOOD, COMMA AWARD 2024 Our campaign 1 Year of War in Ukraine. 1 Year of Relief and Hope – AIDRom received a nomination at the COMMA AWARDS, PR For Good category. The selection looked at campaigns by NGOs that supported communities, sought to change perceptions and demonstrated commitment to […]

Stop online violence and bullying!

The safety of humanitarian workers is a top priority for us AIDRom’s credo, “We are here to help” refers to vulnerable people, but also to those who provide this help, the staff and volunteers of any NGO who dedicate their work and time to fight injustice and human suffering. Hence, we report the occurrence of […]

2 Years since the outbreak of war in Ukraine - BIZ magazine interview

“The hope that the war will end quickly and that we will come back has always been very strong” – interview in BIZ Magazine “The hope that the war will end soon and that we will come back has always been very strong”, says our colleague Marina Zaporojan, refugee from Ukraine, AIDRom translator, almost two […]

AIDRom and Banca pentru Alimente (Food Bank) continue to help refugees in Ukraine

AIDRom and Banca pentru Alimente București (Food Bank Bucharest) help over 500 refugees from Ukraine with food parcels Almost two years after the outbreak of war in Ukraine, we continue to help people who have been forced to leave their country, their homes and their loved ones. On 15.02.2024, with the support of the Bucharest […]

UNHCR published "Regional Refugee Response Plan 2024"

UNHCR published “Regional Refugee Response Plan 2024” UNHCR has published its Regional Refugee Response Plan for 2024. The third in its series, the plan addresses the needs of temporary protection holders displaced from Ukraine and targets Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Poland, Romania and Slovakia. During the reporting period, in our […]

AIDRom, alongside fellow members of the ACT Alliance, strongly condemns the attack on our colleagues from HEKS/EPER, which has tragically led to the loss of two humanitarian workers and the injury of four others.

AIDRom, alongside fellow members of the ACT Alliance, strongly condemns the attack on our colleagues from HEKS/EPER, which has tragically led to the loss of 2humanitarian workers and the injury of 4 others. The AIDRom team is deeply saddened by the news received about the two humanitarian workers, colleagues from HEKS/EPER, who lost their lives […]

Mythropolit Nifon: Dialogue among Christians is the best and necessary Orthodox mission (Interview)

Mythropolit Nifon: Dialogue among Christians is the best and necessary Orthodox mission (Interview) Interview retrieved from BASILICA.RO. Author:  Sorin Ioniţe ”I believe that through dialogue among Christians the best and necessary Orthodox mission is carried out, sharing the treasure of Orthodoxy, the two-thousand-year-old spirituality and those who do not have it, have forgotten it or […]

AIDRom and DGASMB continue to provide aid for refugees

AAIDRom and DGASMB continue to provide aid for refugees We continue to provide aid to refugees through our partnership with DGASMB. In January 2024, we provided product packages for 53 refugees and asylum seekers from Syria and Afghanistan. Thank you to all involved and to DGASMB for the food regularly provided.

A new AIDRom Executive Secretary

A new AIDRom Executive Secretary After a long and distinguished career, MrsElena Timofticiuc, will retire from the position of Executive Secretary of AIDRom, opening a new chapter in her life. Mrs Elena Timofticiuc dedicated 33 years of her life to AIDRom’s mission of helping vulnerable people, refugees and migrants and promoting ecumenical unity. The AIDRom […]

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2024 has come to an end

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2024 has come to an end The last meeting of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity took place on Thursday evening, 25 January 2024, at the church of the Parroc Domeniilor-Casin Parish, Patriarchal Paraclis, in the capital. The event was attended by His Beatitude Varlaam Ploieșteanul, Patriarchal Bishop-Vicar, […]

Opening of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

Opening of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity Article written by Diac. Vasile Robert Nechifor, Retrieved from the Lumina.newspaper website The Roman Catholic Cathedral “St. Joseph” in Bucharest hosted on Thursday evening, 18 January, the first gathering of the Week (Octave) of Prayer for Christian Unity (18-25 January 2024), which this year has as […]

First AIDRom Board meeting this year

First AIDRom Board meeting this year (CA 109) The first meeting of this year’s AIDRom Administration Board took place today, 18 January 2024, in Bucharest, at the Association’s headquarters. During the meeting, the activities and programmes carried out by AIDRom in 2023 were evaluated and the objectives, strategies and budget for 2024 were approved, and […]

Săptămâna de Rugăciune Ecumenică pentru Unitatea Creștină 2024

Și în acest an, ne alăturăm creștinilor din întreaga lume, care în emisfera nordică celebrează, între 18 și 25 ianuarie 2024,  Săptămâna de Rugăciune Ecumenică pentru Unitatea Creștină.  Vă invităm să vă umpleți inimile de bucurie și primiți chemarea creștinească de a citi mesajele de binecuvântare ale Conducătorilor de Biserici, pregătite pentru serviciile ecumenice din timpul […]

The Importance of Epiphany House Blessing

On the eve of Epiphany the priest brings God’s grace into our homes Our colleague, Father Gabriel Cazacu, coordinator of the Department for Inter-Christian and Inter-religious Relations AIDRom, from the Cașin Monastery in Bucharest, explained on Antena 3 CNN, how important it is to welcome the Father to consecrate our home at the beginning of […]

Celebrating Christmas together!

We celebrated Christmas together! Peace, Hope and Unity: A Christmas Story with Ukrainian Refugees, beneficiaries of AIDRom projects. A show full of hope, where the joy of the Nativity was combined with generosity in an atmosphere of communion and unity. Thanks to the generous support of sponsors such as Grand Hotel Phoenicia, ICAP CRIF, Gașca […]

KHK - "Christmas with peace, hope and unity" - Photo gallery

„Christmas with peace, hope and unity” Photo gallery

Happy Holidays!

We wish you a joyful Christmas with your closest and a peaceful, happier new year 2024! AIDRom TEAM

Brot für die Welt wishes everyone a Merry Christmas!

Brot für die Welt wishes everyone a Merry Christmas! Our colleagues from the project “Integration of refugees from Ukraine in Romania“, developed by AIDRom – Ecumenical Association of Churches in Romania with the support of KHK (Kirchen Helfen Kirchen) joined the Brot für die Welt initiative to say “Merry Christmas!” in a unique way. We […]

Ukrainian refugee children, beneficiaries of AIDRom projects, celebrate the Nativity in the carol performance "Christmas with peace, hope and unity"

Ukrainian refugee children, beneficiaries of AIDRom projects, celebrate the Nativity in the carol performance “Christmas with peace, hope and unity” The voices of Ukrainian refugee children, full of emotion, brought today, December 18, 2023, the news of the Nativity in Bucharest, in a special carol concert organized by the Ecumenical Association of Churches in Romania […]

ACT Alliance at Inter-religious Convention 2023

ACT Alliance at Inter-religious Convention 20233 Reflecting on the faith methodologies for gender justice, ACT forum representatives from Uganda, Ethiopia, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe shared their experiences working as faith-based organizations. In Ethiopia, the forum ‘s methodology looked at theological reflections, through two major lenses of the Ethiopian Orthodox as well as Evangelical churches, who are […]

Copii ucraineni fac repetiții pentru spectacolul de Crăciun

Corul de copii ucraineni pregătește spectacolul de Crăciun Corul de copii ucraineni, pregătit de AIDRom, se pregătește de spectacolul „Crăciun cu pace, speranță și unitate”. Repetițiile sunt intense, iar micuții noștri talenți se străduiesc să ofere un spectacol de neuitat. Împreună, acești copii ucraineni aduc în scenă talentul lor muzical, emoția și reziliența unei comunități […]

Christmas with peace, hope and unity performed by Ukrainian children's choir prepared by AIDRom

Christmas with peace, hope and unity performed by Ukrainian children’s choir AIDRom is preparing an extraordinary performance, “Christmas with Peace, Hope and Unity”, marking the first celebration of the Holy Christmas Holiday by Romanians and Ukrainians on the same date. At the event, which will take place on 18.12.2023, at the Grand Hotel Phoenicia in […]

170 families in Ukraine helped with products offered by Food Bank Bucharest

170 families in Ukraine helped with products offered by Food Bank Bucharest Thank you to the Bucharest Food Bank for its constant support and generosity in helping us to provide support to those in need. On December 7, 2023, we once again received substantial food aid. With this support, we were able to prepare and […]

AIDRom and DGASMB provide food packages for asylum seekers

On 6 December 2023, Santa Claus came for the asylum seekers at CRCPSA Bucharest. With the help of products received from DGASMB, 12 of the asylum seekers received food parcels,  Together, we brought smiles on the faces of those in need. We thank our partners at DGASMB and our dedicated team of volunteers for making […]

ACT ALLIANCE: COP28 Press statement: Two sides of the same coin: Climate and Gender Justice

Two sides of the same coin: Climate and Gender Justice Dubai, UAE- Climate justice and gender justice are two sides of the same coin – there can be no climate justice without gender justice. The climate emergency is not gender neutral. Women and girls in all their diversity are on the frontlines, often first and […]

ACT Alliance’s statement on the war in Gaza and the violations of the humanitarian principle of the protection of civilians during armed conflict

ACT Alliance’s statement on the war in Gaza and the violations of the humanitarian principle of the protection of civilians during armed conflict The ACT Alliance expresses profound concern over the ongoing atrocities in Palestine and Israel, which have far-reaching consequences for the entire region and, indeed, the world. On October 7, 2023, Hamas killed […]

Priest Gabriel Cazacu, about Saint Andrew: We owe him the fact that we are Christians today

Our colleague, coordinator of the Department for Inter-Christian and Inter-religious Relations, AIDRom, Father Gabriel Cazacu, from the Cașin Monastery in Bucharest, explained, live on Antena 3 CNN, why Romanians have such a special bond with Saint Andrew, considered the patron saint of our country. We invite you to watch the material by accessing the material […]

AIDRom and DGASMB provide food packages to refugees

16 asylum seekers and refugees were given a sprin with the help of AIDRom and DGASMB 16 asylum seekers and refugees from Syria, Sudan and Ukraine received food parcels today, 22 November 2023, as part of a new action to provide aid to refugees, supported by the partnership between AIDRom and DGASMB. Together we managed […]

KHK: International Workshop in Georgia

International workshop in Georgia: Sharing knowledge for addressing psychosocial care in refugee integration projects From 8 to 15 October 2023, our psychologist colleague, involved in the project ”Integration of refugees from Ukraine in Romania”, carried out with the support of KHK (Kirchen Helfen Kirchen)  participated, together with 31 other participants representing 20 organisations from 13 countries, […]

Priest Gabriel Cazacu, advice for the Christmas Lent

Traditions and customs on the evening of the begining of the Lent. Priest Gabriel Cazacu, advice for the Christmas Lent Tomorrow, 15 November 2023, Christmas Lent begins. After 40 days, it will end on the morning of 25 December. Priest Gabriel Cazacu, from the Cașin Monastery in Bucharest, coordinator of the Department for Inter-Christian and […]

Food Bank Bucharest - Aid for 160 Ukrainian families

A new action supported by  Food Bank Bucharest, which helped more than 160 Ukrainian families with food products, took place today, 9 November 2023, at AIDRom headquarters. AIDRom colleagues and volunteers mobilized so that about 600 ukrainean parents, grandparents and children received the packages of products. Families were selected from the pre-registration list and were […]

AIDRom and DGASMB help 16 asylum seekers and refugees

Thanks to the partnership agreement between AIDRom and DGASMB, 16 more asylum seekers accommodated in CRCPSA Bucharest and refugees from Ukraine received food packages today, 10 November 2023. We thank DGASMB for their involvement and support, as well as our colleagues who made it possible to provide food parcels for displaced people from their countries […]

First issue of the AIDRom Newsletter

AIDRom launches the first issue of its monthly online newsletter on its activities, giving readers a behind-the-scenes look at what is happening, interesting news and exciting stories.. Readers will be captivated by the real stories of our beneficiaries and volunteers involved in our projects and learn about the results we achieve through our actions. ”Month […]

Romanian for Ukrainians // Румунська мова для українців

Limba română pentru ucraineni // Румунська мова для українців The Romanian National Council for Refugees (CNRR) supported, with the support of the UNHCR – UN Refugee Agency, the publication of a course booklet for those who want to learn Romanian with or without a teacher, „Romanian for Ukrainians” – Natalia Burduja // „Румунська мова для […]

Food packages for over 800 people displaced from Ukraine

On October 19, 2023, we provided food packages to more than 190 refugee families from Ukraine (over 800 people). As previously, so this action was supported by the Bucharest Food Bank with product donations and by AIDRom colleagues and volunteers who ensured the organizational aspects. After the help given to those already on our lists […]

World conference to gather in 2025 to reaffirm goal of visible unity for churches

The World Council of Churches (WCC) is planning a World Conference on Faith and Order in 2025 to mark the 1700th anniversary of the first Ecumenical Council at Nicaea in 325, a key moment in the history of Christian faith and for the ecumenical journey today. Meeting at the Château de Bossey, near Geneva, a […]

MY FIRST STEPS IN ROMANIA. Practical guide for persons who have been granted international protection in Romania

The integration program is a set of measures and services provided by the Romanian state, through the GII, for the persons who have been granted a form of protection in the country. Mainstream assistance services within the Integration Program it offers: ■ Cazare, la cerere, în centrele IGI pentru perioada în care ești înscris în […]

Announcing the ACT 2022 Annual Report

“In 2022, the lingering effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the existential threat of climate change, and the impact of ongoing conflicts were exacerbated by the war in Ukraine,” says Rudelmar Bueno da Faria, ACT General Secretary in his 2022 Annual Report message. “Despite these challenges, ACT and its members were able to consolidate our work […]

Occupied Palestinian Territories: Gaza Conflict

On October 7, the Government of Israel declared war, after Palestinian armed groups breached the security barrier at several points resulting in significant loss of life while simultaneously lunching barrage of rockets into Israel. The declaration of war has initiated a series of airstrikes on the densely populated Gaza Strip. This offensive has led to […]

World Food and Fight against Food Waste Day

Today, 16 October 2023, on the occasion of World Food and Fight against Food Waste Day, AIDRom participated as a guest at the Conference of the Federation of Food Banks in Romania, organized by our partner and donor, BancaPentruAlimenteBucuresti. We are proud to be part of this community and to contribute to fighting food waste […]

WCC, Jerusalem Heads of Churches invite all to global prayer day

WCC, Jerusalem Heads of Churches invite all to global prayer day. The heads of churches are holding the prayer “in support of all those who have suffered in this war and of the families reeling from the violence,” they said in a statement on 13 October. “Moreover, we call upon all parties to de-escalate this […]

Conference "From humanitarian transport to "social innovation"? Meetings and reflections in Romania 2023"

On 12-13 October 2023, in Sibiu, the conference “From humanitarian transport to “social innovation”? Meetings and reflections in Romania 2023”. The event, organized by the Transylvania Evangelical Academy, marked the 30th anniversary of the founding of Hoffnung fur Osteuropa. Opening the conference were Mr Thomas Kraft and Mr Petur Thorsteinsson, representatives of Hoffnung fur Osteuropa […]

WCC stands in solidarity with Jerusalem heads of churches in urgent call to protect places of refuge

The World Council of Churches (WCC) stands in solidarity with the Patriarchs and Heads of Churches in Jerusalem as they condemn Israeli airstrikes that exploded at the Orthodox Church compound of Saint Porphyrios in Gaza on 19 October. The World Council of Churches (WCC) stands in solidarity with the Patriarchs and Heads of Churches in […]

A new action to support refugees in Ukraine with the help of the Food Bank

On 5 October 2023, AIDRom team and volunteers provided, with the help of the Bucharest Food Bank, food for another 180 refugee families in Ukraine. The food packs, distributed according to the registration list, brought a ray of hope to more than 600 people in need. Thanks once again to the Bucharest Food Bank and […]

WCC urgently appeals for immediate ceasefire in Israel and Palestine

The World Council of Churches (WCC) is following closely the developments in Israel and Palestine since the outbreak of hostilities on 7 October, following the reported launch of thousands of rockets from Gaza into Israel, and the infiltration of southern Israel by Hamas gunmen. Israel’s prime minister has declared that the country is at war. […]

Special photo exhibition "Power, Resilience, Hope: Refugee Identity"

Mr. Pablo Zapata, UNHCR Romania Representative, will inaugurate today, 06 October 2023, the special photo exhibition: “Strength, Resilience, Hope: Refugee Identity”, included in the 8th edition of Bucharest Photofest – IDENTITY, whose launch takes place today. The exhibition opened by Mr Pablo Zapata, UNHCR Romania Representative, will take us through the refugee journey from the […]

Meeting of the members of the inter-church dialogue group with Mr Ciprian Olinici, State Secretariat for Religious Affairs

The Secretary of State for Religious Affairs, Mr Ciprian Olinici, met today, 5 October 2023, with the group of representatives of the Churches united in inter-church dialogue and operating under the coordination of AIDRom (Ecumenical Association of Churches in Romania). During the meeting, important issues concerning the strengthening of the partnership between the State and […]

Initiative to support families with babies who need milk formula

Initiative to support families with babies who need milk formula With the generous support of ADRA Romania, AIDRom is running a humanitarian initiative dedicated to mothers with babies aged 0-6 months who need milk formula. For babies with a doctor’s recommendation, we offer the necessary products to those who meet the required conditions. For eligibility, […]

Diakonia Württemberg: 30 years since the launch of the "Hope for Eastern Europe" campaign

Diakonia Württemberg: 30 years since the launch of the “Hope for Eastern Europe” campaign During a festive event, Diakonia Württemberg representatives celebrated the 30th anniversary of the “Hope for Eastern Europe” campaign with their partners, in Stuttgart, on 28 September 2023. This campaign, raising donations, focuses on the living situations in Eastern European countries and […]

AIDRom Board of Directors (No. 108) in Timisoara

On 28 September 2023, the meeting of the Board of Directors of the Ecumenical Association of Churches in Romania “Interchurch Aid – Romania Department” (AIDRom), number 108, was held in Timisoara. The event was attended by representatives of the Founding Churches, of the Board of Directors and of AIDRom: Bishop Reinhart Guib, Evangelical Church of […]

16 years since the enthronement of His Beatitude Daniel as Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church

Saturday, 30 September 2023, The Romanian Orthodox Church celebrates 16 years since the enthronement of His Beatitude Daniel as Patriarch. In a press release issued by the Press Office of the Romanian Patriarchate, it is stated that on this occasion, between 9:00 a.m.bsp;and 11:00 a.m. the Holy Mass   will be celebrated the;îin the Patriarchal Cathedral. After the Holy […]

AIDRom and its project partner, DGASMB, awarded at the PARTNERSHIP GALA

AIDrom and the General Department of Social Assistance of the Municipality of Bucharest were awarded at the PARTNERSHIP GALA for a Social and Solidarity Bucharest The partnership concluded as a result of the project “EoM – Communities of solidarity and inclusion for migrants in Romania”, between the Ecumenical Association of Churches in Romania – AIDRom […]

AIDRom and DGASMB project is a finalist at the Gala of Local Authorities-NGO Partnerships for a Social and Solidarity Bucharest

We are very pleased to announce that our entry in the ”LPA-NGO Partnership Competition for a Social and Solidarity Bucharest” is included in the list of finalists of the PARTNERSHIP GALA, which will take place on 19 September, starting at 17:30, ARCUB. Thank you to our partner DGASMB Thank you to our partner who since […]

AIDRom team in Timisoara builds capacity to assist refugees

The AIDRom team in Timisoara builds capacity to assist refugees On 14-17 September 2023, colleagues from Timisoara had a capacity building and development session for the team involved in the implementation of the UNHCR-supported project “Support services for refugees from the Timișoara transit center and refugees from Ukraine in the Western region”. This activity took […]

Changes in the issuance of temporary protection documents

Important changes in the issuance of temporary protection documents Starting from September 14, 2023, the Directorate for Immigration of the Municipality of Bucharest, the Ilfov Immigration Service, the Galați Immigration Service, the Suceava Immigration Office, the Maramureș Immigration Office, the Timiș Immigration Service and the Giurgiu Immigration Office will no longer issue documents regarding the […]

IOM Releases Ukraine's Response - Regional Analysis - Ukrainian Refugees and TCNs Crossing into Ukraine in Q2 2023

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) published on 5 September 2023 raportul Ukraine Response – Regional Analysis – Ukrainian Refugees and TCNs crossing to Ukraine in Q2 2023 (April-June). Since March 2022, the IOM has been regularly collecting individual responses from refugees from countries neighbouring Ukraine, including Romania, who cross back, with the aim of […]

AIDRom and DGASMB help 28 asylum seekers and refugees

New assistance actions by AIDrom and DGASMB for asylum seekers and refugees Through the partnership between AIDRom and DGASMB, 28 more asylum seekers or refugees from Eritrea, Iran, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Nepal and Ukraine, who are facing difficulties and seeking safety and support in our country, have received food packs. The actions took place on 29 […]

DSU information on the Housing and Integration Support Programme, months 5-8

SSupport Ukraine: Information about the accommodation and integration support programme, months 5-8 The DSU has published new information about the programme to support refugees in Ukraine. You can also find the information in Ukrainian in the second part of the article: Documente Documents to be attached to the 5th-8th month’s application: Documents to be attached […]

600 more Ukrainians received food packs

Food packs and a glimmer of hope for 600 Ukrainians Thanks to the coordinated efforts of AIDRom and the Bucharest Food Bank and the commitment of our team and volunteers, another 600 people displaced from Ukraine due to the war received food packs yesterday, 28 August 2023. With each package carefully prepared and distributed according […]

AIDRom and Bucharest Food Bank help 160 families in Ukraine with food paks

600 Ukrainians received food paks with the help of AIDRom and the Bucharest Food Bank Yesterday, 17.08.2023, more than 600 Ukrainians (160 families) received, with the help of AIDRom colleagues and volunteers and the Bucharest Food Bank, food packs. ”CThe words of gratitude and sincere smiles of the beneficiaries show the positive impact of our […]

AIDRom and DGASMB Food Packs

A ray of hope for refugees and asylum seekers: AIDRom and DGASMB Food Packs On 17 August 2023, within the scope of our partnership with the General Directorate of Social Assistance and Child Protection Bucharest (DGASMB), initiated in 2021, we offered food packages to asylum seekers and refugees from third countries, hosted in the Reception, […]

Solidarity in action: Food for Ukrainian families and asylum seekers

Solidarity in action: Food for 150 families in Ukraine and 37 asylum seekers 150 displaced families from Ukraine, previously registered on the AIDRom food list were called yesterday, 27 July 2023, to our office to receive food products. With the help of the Food Bank we provided food for almost 600 people from Ukraine, as […]

Pr. Gabriel Cazacu - interview at DC News

Our colleague, Gabriel Cazacu, priest at the Cașin Monastery Church gave the interview of the day to DC News Known as the “angel of children and adults”, our colleagueGabriel Cazacu, priest at the Cașin Monastery in Bucharest and coordinator of AIDRom’s Department for Inter-Christian and Inter-religious Relations, gave an interview today, 12 July 2023, to […]

Seminar on eco-theology organized jointly by WCC and SOFTE

Seminar on eco-theology organized jointly by WCC and SOFTE From July 5-7, at the Ecumenical Center in Geneva, the World Council of Churches (WCC) and the Ecumenical and Francophone Society for the Theology of Ecology (SOFTE) will jointly host a seminar whose main aim is to deepen the exchange of ideas and theological dialogue such […]

DSU clarifications on the new accommodation and integration programme Ukraine

DSU provides clarification for the implementation of the new housing and integration support programme Ukraine The DSU provides a number of useful clarifications on the implementation of the new housing and integration support programme for people displaced by the war in Ukraine. Interested parties can find out more by visiting the DSU webite or this […]

ETC, UNCHR - Refugees Day 2023 - News on TVR Timișoara

TVR Timisoara – report on the event organized by UNHCR and AIRDRom at ETC Timisoara on the occasion of World Refugee Day World Refugee Day was celebrated in advance at the Emergency Transit Centre in Timisoara with an event organized by UNHCR and AIDRom. This year’s Refugee Day theme is “Hope away from home – […]

Refugee Day 2023, UNHCR and AIDRom at CTU Timisoara

SHope Away from Home – A world where refugees are always included De On World Refugee Day, UNHCR and AIDRom highlight the importance of support and inclusion for refugees in Romania Timisoara, 20 June 2023. The story, struggle and hope of millions of people forced to leave their home countries because of conflict, violence and […]

World Refugee Day 2023 - Social Media Campaign

„Hope away from home”, the AIDRom campaign for World Refugee Day In 2023, the “Hope away from home” campaign, carried out by AIDRom in social media, brings before the local and international community the experiences, experiences, and emotions of refugees, of people displaced and forced to flee from wars and violence, as well as those […]

World Refugee Day 2023

AIDRom brings “Hope Away from Home” on Refugee Day 2023 On the occasion of Refugee Day 2023, AIDRom aims to bring hope and raise community awareness about the plight of refugees and asylum seekers through a unique social media campaign. Under the main theme of Refugee Day, “Hope away from home – a world where […]

An original exhibition hosted by AIDRom Timisoara

AIDRom Timisoara hosts the unusual photography exhibition of artist Adelina Gelu Tomorrow, 16 June, the Ecumenical Association of Churches in Romania (AIDRom) in Timisoara is hosting a unique photography exhibition by artist Adelina Gelu: “Romanian Advertisement”. A student at the Open College of the Arts in the UK, Adelina Gelu takes a critical look at […]

World Day Against Child Labour

World Day Against Child Labour Today is World Day Against Child Labour. Established by the International Labour Organisation in 2002, the day draws attention to the practice and the need to eliminate it. “It is inhumane to see children forced to work from an early age, to beg, to be sexually exploited, to be trafficked. […]

The 23rd AIDRom General Assembly

The 23rd AIDRom General Assembly reiterated the importance of good cooperation between the member Churches in fulfilling the mission of the Ecumenical Association of Churches in Romania Members of the AIDRom Board of Directors, together with delegates from the member Churches, the Romanian Orthodox Church, the Romanian Evangelical Church, the Romanian Evangelical Church, the Romanian […]

Useful information for the Financial aid for Month 2 (refugees from Ukraine)

Useful information on financial aid for people fleeing war in Ukraine The Department for Emergency Situations (DSU) provides information on the documents that must be attached to the second month’s application for the Ukraine Accommodation and Integration Support Programme, including the documents required to receive financial support for a child enrolled as a hearing student […]

ACT Alliance Conference, Prague, 24th of May 2023

Locally led response in the context of the Russian invasion of Ukraine Diakonia ECCB (Diakonie ECC, Centre for Humanitarian and Development Cooperation), a member of the ACT Alliance, will host an event in Prague on 24 May 2023, bringing together experts and practitioners in the field to discuss and identify best practices for an effective […]

Housing and Integration Support Ukraine Programme - 2nd month

Housing and Integration Support Ukraine Programme – 2nd month The Department of Emergency Situations has updated information on the “Ukraine Accommodation and Integration Support Program”, now in its 2nd month. According to the DSU, in order to receive financial aid for the child registered as a pre-school/preschool/student at an educational unit or for the child […]

Housing and Integration Support Programme - Ukraine

Information for the second month of support in the Housing and Integration Support Programme – Ukraine In order to benefit from the new Support for Accommodation and Integration – Ukraine programme, Ukrainian citizens fleeing the war and living in Romania must meet a number of criteria. Find out which conditions must be met, which documents […]

Pre-registration for food support for Ukrainian refugees under temporary protection opens

Pre-registration for food support for Ukrainian refugees under temporary protection opens Our priority is to support those in need of food and provide assistance in an efficient and equitable way. So, even though we don’t have a fixed timetable for food distribution at the moment, we are opening pre-registration for Ukrainian refugees who are under […]

AIDRom and DGASMB provided food packages for asylum seekers hosted in IGI Bucharest centre

AAIDRom and DGASMB provided food packages for asylum seekers hosted in IGI Bucharest centre The recent days we distributed, with the help of DGASMB, food packages to asylum seekers hosted in the IGI Bucharest centre, coming from countries such as Somalia, Congo, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Iraq, Lebanon. It is an important initiative that supports those in […]

New Ukraine support program - month 1

New Ukraine support program – month 1 According to the new support programme for Ukrainian refugees who have settled in Romania, can receive money for accommodation from the state only for four consecutive months, if they are not employed, and the amount per family will be 2,000 lei per month. More information and details on […]

Christ is risen!

Resurrection Mass The congregation received the holy light from the priests at the Resurrection night service and everywhere it sounded: Christ is risen! Truly he is risen! Thanks to Priest Gabriel Cazacu who shared images from the Holy Mass of Resurrection celebrated at the Church of Saints Archangels Michael and Gabriel of the Parc Domenii […]

Easter Message of the Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church

Let us offer peace and joy, especially to the poor and sick, sad and lonely, refugees and alienated! Blessed Father Daniel, the Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church, delivered the traditional Easter message to the believers celebrating Easter at the end of this week. Urging to understand the meaning of Holy Easter, the message calls […]

WCC Easter Message

WCC Easter message: Christ makes all things new Protestants and Roman Catholics celebrate Easter this Sunday. On this occasion, the World Council of Churches general secretary Rev. Prof. Dr Jerry Pillay shares an Easter message of hope and renewal, reflecting on the moment when Jesus Christ, on the cross cries: “My God, my God, why […]

Palm Sunday Pilgrimage 2023

Palm Sunday Pilgrimage in Bucharest On Saturday, April 8, 2023, on the eve of the great feast of the Lord’s entry into Jerusalem (Palm Sunday), the Romanian Patriarchate and the Archdiocese of Bucharest organized, as every year, the Flower Pilgrimage in Bucharest, which was attended by hierarchs, priests, monks, nuns and lay faithful from the […]

Meeting of Cultures: Romanian and Ukrainian Easter Traditions

“Meeting of Cultures: Romanian and Ukrainian Easter Traditions”, an AIDRom event where communities learn together In this important period, when we are preparing for the most important and awaited religious holidays in the Orthodox calendar symbolizing rebirth and hope, AIDRom brings together Romanian and Ukrainian communities to learn from each other and celebrate these Easter […]

World Social Work Day

World Social Work Day Promoted by the International Federation of Social Workers (IFSW), World Social Work Day takes place on March 21, 2023. With the theme “Respecting diversity through shared social action“, the 2023 celebration aims to provide the whole of society with an opportunity to recognize how strong community action can lead to inclusive […]

1 Year of War. 1 Year of help and hope. Event, 24th of Feburary 2023

AIDRom – The Ecumenical Association of Churches in Romania marked with Ukrainian refugees “1 Year of War in Ukraine. 1 Year of Help and Hope” AIDRom employees and volunteers remembered the emotional moments when aid gave a little relief to those thousands of people who fled the war with a commemorative event “1 Year of […]

Act Alliance: Ukraine - 1 Year After

Ukraine: one year later Act Alliance produced a report that summarises all the efforts made to protect and support Ukrainian civilians in the past year. Find more here.

1 Year of War in Ukraine. 1 Year of life stories

1 Year of war in Ukraine. 1 Year of life stories: Marina from Odessa: securing a better future for her family Marina and her family are among the 3.4 million refugees who entered Romania following the Russian invasion of Ukraine on Feb 24, 2022. Bucharest became a synonym for new beginnings to Marina and her […]

1 Year of War in Ukraine

1 An de Război în Ucraina. 1 An de ajutor și speranță February 24 marks one year since Russia launched a military aggression against Ukraine, and, sadly, there is no end in sight to the fighting or the suffering for the millions of people who have fled the war. AIDRom, together with its partners who […]

ACT members responding to urgent needs after earthquake

ACT Alliance members are responding to urgent needs after the earthquakes in Turkey and Syria ACT members began responding to humanitarian needs shortly after the 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck in the early hours of February 6 near the border between Turkey and Syria.  Over 1800 have been killed and thousands more injured, with those numbers […]

ECLER training on sexual exploitation and human trafficking

Intensive training program: “Identification of potential cases of sexual exploitation and human trafficking” Two AIDRom social workers participated in the intensive training program “Identification of potential cases of sexual exploitation and human trafficking” between 02-03 February 2023. The program was organized by the European Center for Legal Education and Research (ECLER) at the Romanian-American University […]

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, 2023, in the media

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, 2023, in the media The World Octave of Prayer for Christian Unity took place between January 18-25, 2023, in Bucharest and in other cities in the country and abroad, throughout the northern hemisphere. For a week, the representatives of several cults and confessions gathered in prayer, starting from the […]

Food supplies distribution for refugee families

Food supplies distribution for 280 refugee families On January 23, 2023, with the support of AIDRom volunteers, we distributed food to 280 refugee families. We managed to help the beneficiaries with the help of donations from the Food Bank.

The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, 2023

This year, from the 18th to the 25th of January, Christians everywhere will celebrate the Ecumenical Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. We invite you to participate in the special prayers offered by the Christian Churches in our country. The program of this year’s event in Romania can be found here:

Gifts from St. Nick for the Ukrainian children

Gifts from St. Nick for the Ukrainian children Last night, Ukrainian children received gifts “under the pillow” from Saint Nicholas, as Ukrainian tradition says. Preparing this magical night for children, AIDRom consultants and volunteers organized a celebration that respected the tradition of Ukrainian refugees and brought warmth and joy to everyone’s souls. We thank, also […]

The Ukrainian children choir, hosted by Răzvan and Dani, the morning show of Antena 1

The Ukrainian children choir, hosted by Răzvan and Dani, the morning show of Antena 1 Yesterday, December 15, we had the honor of being invited to the “Răzvan și Dani” show on Antena 1, where some of the Ukrainian children from the “Slava Ukraini” choir, prepared by AIDRom volunteers, sang carols, accompanied by Priest Gabriel […]

Joy for the children of refugees and asylum seekers

Joy for the children of refugees and asylum seekers In anticipation of Christmas, the AIDRom team brought joy to the children of refugees and asylum seekers from Palestine, Syria and Afghanistan whom we took care of during the year in the projects “InterACT + Active participation and integrated services for migrants from Romania” and “A.C.A.S.A.” […]

Carols concert "Christmas with peace, in souls and in Ukraine", December 16, 2022

Carols concert “Christmas with peace, in souls and in Ukraine” The Nativity of Christ heralds love and peace, and little Ukrainian carolers will bring this joy to all! The emotional voices of Ukrainian children, aged between 4 and 14 years old, who have been cared for by AIDRom this year, and the holy carols will […]

International Volunteer Day

Celebrating International Volunteer Day with stories from our fellow volunteers Much of the social work we do in our centers across the country is possible because of the team of dedicated volunteers who contribute to AIDRom’s mission. Today, on International Volunteer Day, we thank all the volunteers who, together with the permanent AIDRom team, give […]

Conference "Future challenges and solutions for the humanitarian situation generated by the war in Ukraine", 9 December 2022, Bucharest, Romania

Conference “Future challenges and solutions for the humanitarian situation generated by the war in Ukraine”, 9 December 2022, Bucharest, Romania In anticipation of the International Migrants Day, marked by the UN on 18th of December, the Ecumenical Association of Churches in Romania – AIDRom organizes the conference ”Future Challenges for the Protection and Inclusion of […]

The 16th European Asylum Conference, "Refugee Protection in Europe 2021/22: Breakthrough or Breakdown?", Warsaw from 17-21 October 2022

The 16th European Asylum Conference, on “Refugee Protection in Europe 2021/22: Breakthrough or Breakdown?” takes place in Warsaw from 17-21 October 2022. The conference is organized by the Polish Ecumenical Council, the Evangelical Church of the Augsburg Confession, CCME – Churches Commission for Migrants in Europe and Diakonie Deutschland. Romania is represented by delegates of […]

Closing conference of the second phase of the project "Integration of foreigners legally residing in Romania - INTEG-RO": very good results for almost 400 beneficiaries thanks to the experience and professionalism of those involved in the project

Closing conference of the second phase of the project “Integration of foreigners legally residing in Romania – INTEG-RO”: very good results for almost 400 beneficiaries thanks to the experience and professionalism of those involved in the project Specialists in working with vulnerable people, beneficiaries of a form of protection in Romania and third-country nationals, representing […]

IPS NIFON, președintele onorific al AIDRom, ales în Comitetul Executiv al Consiliului Mondial al Bisericilor

IPS NIFON, the honorary president of AIDRom, elected to the Executive Committee of the World Council of Churches H.E. NIFON is part of the Executive Committee of the World Council of Churches, following the elections held on September 8, 2022, during the 11th Assembly of the WCC, in Karlsruhe. The WCC Executive Committee has 20 […]

AIDRom and the Archdiocese of Suceava and Rădăuţi: want to support people in difficulties

Good collaboration on the issue of human trafficking and immigrants in the Rădăuți Center between AIDRom and the Archdiocese of Suceava and Rădăuţi brought together again the two entities for finding new directions for further development of collaboration. The workshop, which took place at the end of last month, explored the possibility of expanding social […]

Working meeting with representatives of the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection

Working session with representatives of the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection The AIDRom team had, on August 3 of this year, at its headquarters in Bucharest, a working meeting with the representatives of the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection. Messrs. Peter Makkai, Secretary of State, Katalin Zoltani, Cabinet Counsellor Secretary of State, and […]

Working meeting in Iași for new collaboration strategies on the issue of refugees

Working meeting in Iași for new collaboration strategies on the issue of refugees The AIDRom team met in Iasi, on August 11, 2022, with representatives of the International Organization for Migration and of the Primate Office of Moldova and Bucovina to discuss the projects dedicated to Ukrainian citizens. The projects implemented by each organization were […]

Constientizarea pericolului traficului de persoane

Flashmob pentru conștientizarea traficului de persoane, la aeroport

„All, under one roof”, for the Internationational day of the Children

Refugee children, asylum seekers, as well as other children supported by AIDRom’s programs are invited and warmly welcomed to celebrate International Children’s Day. Children, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion or citizenship, every day have every right to moments of story, good mood, hope, trust, beliefs supported for over 30 years by the AIDRom team. […]

Adunarea Generala Nr. 22, din data de 02.05.2022

La Palatul Patriarhiei a avut loc Adunarea Generală AIDRom  

Sense- Inspired by nature comes to support refugees in Romania and donates over 14,400 personal care products

Bucharest, February 25, 2022 Sense- Inspired by nature, a brand of CAHM Europe, comes to support refugees in Romania in the context of the war in Ukraine and donates to aidrom association, over 14,400 hygiene products that will be distributed further to the centers of the refugee association in Radauti, Iasi, Galați and Șomcuța Mare.  […]

Appeal to all citizens of Romania and the EU, regarding the terrifying situation in Ukraine - REFUGEES NEED HUMANITARIAN AID, URGENTLY!

EN Appeal to all citizens of Romania and the EU, regarding the terrifying situation in Ukraine – REFUGEES NEED HUMANITARIAN AID, URGENTLY! At the moment, the AIDRom Association has mobilized teams, on the northern border with Ukraine, in Radauti, who work in the field 24 hours a day and who provide refugees with food, hygiene […]

Booklet - The Prayer Week - January 2022

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The Prayer Week - January 2022

Clarinet Call

PRESS RELEASE   Apel – Artistic residencies on migration and the positive contribution of migration to the local community – deadline: 28th of May 2021 In the framework of the CLARINET project, the Novapolis Association together with the Municipality of Constanta offers to Romanin creators and artists  the opportunity to participate in a 10-day artistic residency program from […]

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