What is JRS doing this World Refugee Day across Europe?
Brussels, 15 June 2018 – Around the globe, World Refugee Day is celebrated this year on Tuesday, 20 June. While the day itself is full of events centred around celebration, awareness raising and advocacy, the network of country offices in the JRS Europe network have plenty of things in store spanning the full week to celebrate people’s stories and shed light on crucial issues affecting the context of forced migration today both at European and national level.
JRS Europe Annual Report 2017
Brussels, 14 June 2018 - JRS Europe is pleased to present the Annual Report 2017. The report details work by the Regional Office in Brussels as well as 17 national JRS offices across Europe, over the course of 2017.
New job offer at JRS Europe
Brussels, 8 June 2018 – The JRS Europe office in Brussels is currently recruiting for a Fundraising Officer.
New report criticises Spanish practices on migrant detention
Brussels, 8 June 2018 – The Jesuit Migrant Service (Servicio Jesuita a Migrantes, SJM) in Spain published “Sufrimiento Inútil” (“Needless Suffering”), its annual report on the detention of irregular migrants by the Spanish authorities. SJM argues that keeping irregular migrants in detention centres leads to unnecessary human suffering, serves no purpose, and should be abolished.
Forgotten at the Gates of Europe Conference Programme
Brussels, 7 May 2018 – On 19 June, the eve of World Refugee Day, JRS Europe will draw attention back to the EU’s external borders. JRS Europe will launch its report Protection at the External Borders and host a follow-up discussion.
Democratic Republic of Congo
United States of America
Central African Republic