Will Government Working Group Address Duration Issue?

Tangiers looking at Europe (Credit: Andrew Galea Debono / JRS Europe)JRS Ireland has welcomed the announcement by Minister Frances Fitzgerald of the Government’s decision to establish a working group next month to review the operation of the direct provision system. 

However, the working group's terms of reference must ensure it has a mandate to offer durable solutions for asylum seekers living long term in direct provision.

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Summer Programme 2014

Children from Direct Provision taking part in a JRS Ireland project in Granby Park, Dublin.The JRS Ireland Summer Programme is back for another year offering a range of activities and excursions for the children of asylum seekers living in Direct Provision centres in Dublin.

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JRS Ireland World Refugee Day Statement 2014

Children taking part in JRS Project in SyriaRefugee children are being denied their right to a childhood in the 21st century.

Civil wars, deepening global inequality and the intensity of natural disasters have forced millions to flee their homes and seek sanctuary in other countries over the past decade.  In the eye of this storm are children.

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