Tag Archives: mediterranean

07.09.16: One year on, Government needs to act fast to keep its promise on refugees

Coalition says Ireland has taken in just one unaccompanied child since pledge Group of NGOs call for speedier relocation and humanitarian scheme to bring loved ones to safety here in Ireland in advance of first UN Summit on Migration A
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The five steps the Irish government must take to help refugees

Joint statement from the Irish Refugee Council (IRC) and the Migrant Rights Centre Ireland (MRCI) Sue Conlan, CEO of the Irish Refugee Council (IRC) said, “We are in extraordinary times. This is the greatest refugee crisis since WWII, and Europe
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This is a humanitarian crisis. Ireland must step up.

Germany has pledged to take in 800,000 refugees this year. Ireland is taking just 600 over the next two years. We can do more; we must do more. Sign this petition to take a stand with people fleeing war, persecution and
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Proposed EU response to crisis in Mediterranean ‘a shameful moment in the history of Ireland and the EU’

Migrant Rights Centre Ireland (MRCI), Dublin, 23 April 2015 A draft summit statement has indicated that the EU response to the mounting death toll in the Mediterranean will be deeply insufficient. Migrant Rights Centre Ireland (MRCI) has responded to the
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Joint media statement: Unfolding and heightening crisis in the Mediterranean

Joint Media Statement by the Irish Refugee Council (IRC) and the Migrant Rights Centre Ireland (MRCI) The deaths of up to 950 people, many of them children, in the Mediterranean at the weekend is reported to be the largest loss
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