Know Your Rights - 2022

Do you want to know about the rights you have in the Netherlands?
Join our ‘Know Your Rights’ module!

On 14 april 2022, global law firm DLA Piper, along with New Dutch Connections, UNHCR and other partners will run a Know Your Rights Project. This is an English legal education program for up to 25 asylum seekers, refugees and migrants who are building new lives in the Netherlands. This training will take place in the office of DLA Piper in Amsterdam, travel costs will be payed back to you and the training is free.

The participants of this program will receive weekly courses on various legal topics (as shown below with dates and time). The sessions will be taught by DLA Piper lawyers and other legal professionals such as DLA Piper clients.
In addition to the weekly courses, you have the opportunity to be connected with professionals from DLA Piper and other leading companies through our mentorship program. As a mentee, you can get career advice, guidance, and high-level support in your professional and personal challenges and opportunities.

Are you interested in joining? Or do you have any questions about this course?
Please contact Jan Pirot via mail or telephone:

Phone:   0620100144


Thursday April 14, from 14.00 until 16.00h
Immigration & Asylum Law

Thursday April 21, from 14.00 until 16.00h
Fundamental law in the Netherlands

Thursday April 28, from 14.00 until 16.00h
Family reunification procedures & Matching event meeting your mentor from 17:00 - 19:00

Thursday May 5, from 14.00 until 16.00h
How does the Dutch government function

Thursday May 12, from 14.00 until 16.00h
Healthcare system:

Thursday May 19, from 14.00 until 16.00h
Self advocacy

Thursday May 26, from 14.00 until 16.00h
Employment law