Official launch of Transition: from Direct Provision to life in the community.
When: 11am 20 July 2016
Where: Royal Irish Academy, 19 Dawson Street, Dublin 2
Official launch of Transition: from Direct Provision to life in the community. The experiences of those who have been granted refugee status, subsidiary protection or leave to remain in Ireland. The research involved interviews with 22 former asylum seekers and explores their experiences of transitioning or attempting to transition out of Direct Provision. The report makes recommendations for addressing the many challenges that people face when moving on from life in state accommodation centres, which will be presented alongside key findings at the launch.
Wednesday 20th July 2016, 11am – 12pm
Royal Irish Academy, 19 Dawson Street, Dublin 2
The report will be launched by Mr David Stanton, Minister of State for Justice with special responsibility for Equality, Immigration and Integration
Dr Eucharia Meehan, Director, Irish Research Council (Chair)
Dr. Muireann Ní Raghallaigh, UCD
Maeve Foreman, TCD
Gabriel Wenyi Mendes
Jonah Mudehwe, Irish Refugee Council (Closing remarks)
Caroline Reid, Communications Officer, 085 858 5590
To RSVP: Maeve Foreman, TCD, firstname.lastname@example.org or 01 896 3242