Hassina is the Resettlement Officer with the Irish Refugee Council and provides information on rights, entitlements and obligations of resettled refugees in Ireland and assists them in accessing their rights, such as applications for family reunification, travel documents and visas. She provides training on resettlement, family reunification and intercultural support work to staff/organisations and volunteers working with resettled refugees. She also manages a project training interpreters and community intercultural support workers on best practice interpretation and cultural mediation in the asylum process. In conjunction with her work with us, she is pursuing a PhD research in Trinity College Dublin.

Hassina is a qualified solicitor, she holds a Masters’ degree in International Law and an M-Phil in International Peace Studies from Trinity College Dublin. She recently completed an Advanced Diploma in Refugee and Immigration Law in the Honourable Society of Kings Inns and a Professional Diploma in Human Right and Equality in the Institute of Public Administration (IPA).

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