JRS Europe has issued a statement calling on the extraordinary EU council meeting on 22 September to urgently take common action to protect refugees in Europe.
The Jesuits are responding to the European refugee crisis by attempting to meet the immediate humanitarian need of thousands of refugees and addressing the structural causes of the crisis.
The BELL (Belvedere English Language Lessons) Programme is back for another year offering free English language classes to asylum seekers, refugees and migrants.
Basic, intermediate and advanced speakers are welcome but priority will be given according to need.
Today a new website has been launched tracking implementation by Government of the key recommendations in the Report of the Working Group on the Protection Process launched at the end of July.
This is a joint initiative of the Core Group of Asylum Seekers, Children’s Rights Alliance, JRS Ireland, Nasc, SPIRASI and UNHCR, all of whom were members of the Working Group.
The Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) Ireland has called on the Irish Government to honour the promise of fundamental reform, set out in the Terms of Reference of the Working Group on the Protection Process, by fully implementing the Working Group’s recommendation as soon as possible.