Budget 2016 and Ireland’s response to the Refugee Crisis

MEDIA RELEASE, 14 October 2015 The government’s allocation of funds in Budget 2016   to increase the provision of support services for refugees is a positive humanitarian response to the current refugee crisis. However, support needs to be across the board and encompass all people in need of international protection, whether they come through an organised […]

Posted on: October 14, 2015

Working Group Report on the Protection Process: Missed Opportunities

On 30 June 2015, the Report of the Working Group on the Protection Process on Improvements to the Protection Process, including Direct Provision and Supports to Asylum Seekers was published. The dominant theme of the report, leading to 173 recommendations, was the length of time that people are in the asylum system including Direct Provision. […]

Posted on: October 4, 2015