Children from 15 to 20. Switzerland.

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Switzerland has decided to allow Ukrainian refugees aged 15 to 20 to stay in the country after their temporary protection expires to complete their studies and internships. "The decision to allow young Ukrainian refugees to remain in Switzerland to complete vocational training, even if their S protection status is revoked, was made by the head of the Federal Department of Justice and Police, Elisabeth Baume-Schneider," the statement said. According to the Swiss State Secretariat for Migration (SEM), there are currently around 5,000 Ukrainian refugees between the ages of 15 and 20 in Switzerland who have been granted S protection. The secretariat noted that Switzerland will help these young refugees acquire skills they will leave behind . to be used for the reconstruction of Ukraine after returning to the homeland. "Currently, there are about 5,000 people aged 15 to 20 from Ukraine in Switzerland. They should be able to get a good education — also with repatriation to Ukraine," SEM said in a statement. year, is already underway. Applications are considered individually and will be approved subject to compliance. According to, about 300 young people from Ukraine are attending language courses in Switzerland. About 1,700 young Ukrainians are participating in the vocational training program. Once the basic vocational training begins, the cantonal education ministries believe that several hundred young Ukrainians will be able to be involved in such activities. Refugees from Ukraine with S status receive a temporary residence permit that is valid for one year. This type of residence permit can be extended , while the war continues, and beneficiaries are entitled to medical care, housing and other social benefits.