Prioritisation of applications for Subsidiary Protection in line with the European Union (Subsidiary Protection) Regulations 2013

1. The Refugee Applications Commissioner is according priority to certain classes of applications for subsidiary protection under the European Union (Subsidiary Protection) Regulations 2013. UNHCR as part of its mandate in relation to international protection has provided advice in relation to the prioritisation of applications and supports the approach taken by the Commissioner. UNHCR has […]

Posted on: March 19, 2014

Syria Refugee Crisis: Open Letter to EU Institutions and Agencies

Posted on: March 14, 2014

European Youth Migration Forum Celebrate Human Rights Summer Camp Success

Media Release, 13 March 2014 Last night at Third Space in Smithfield, members of the European Youth Migration Forum (EYMF), an Irish Refugee Council (IRC) youth project, reflected upon and celebrated the fruition of their hard work last summer. Two human rights focused summer camps, kindly hosted by Dublin City University, were organised by the […]

Posted on: March 13, 2014

Civil Society Organisations Across Europe Call For Greater Support For Syrian Refugees

Media Release, 7 March 2014 The Irish Refugee Council has joined more than 100 civil society organisations in 34 different European countries in calling for a more support for Syrian people who have fled Syria as a result of the civil war. The campaign, organised by the European Council on Refugees and Exiles (ECRE), of […]

Posted on: March 7, 2014

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Posted on: March 4, 2014