Dispatches
Dispatches is a fortnightly e-mail bulletin of the JRS International Office. It features refugee news briefings, press releases, featured articles and project updates from our people in the field.

JRS DISPATCHES is sent from the International Office of the Jesuit Refugee Service, 00193 Rome, Italy. Tel: +39 06 68977605; fax: +39 06 68977601; Email: dispatches@jrs.net; JRS online: http://www.jrs.net; Publisher: Tom Smolich SJ; Editor: Martina Bezzini Translation: Carles Casals (Spanish), Nicole Abbeloos (French), Simonetta Russo (Italian).



Investing in girls education [Dispatches no. 400]
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Chad, Europe, and Romania.


Refugee 'Journeys of Hope' now available in different languages [Dispatches no. 399]
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Europe, Colombia, the USA, and Italy.


Pope Francis discusses the intersection of Jesuit education and serving refugees [Dispatches no. 398]
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Vatican City, the USA and the International Office.


No education, no life [Dispatches no. 394]
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Australia, Chad, Lebanon and Turkey.


Education is a life-saving intervention for refugees [Dispatches no. 393]
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Europe, Kenya, Malawi, Syria and the USA


Pope tells JRS staff to continue walking with refugees [Dispatches no. 392]
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Europe, Italy, and Uganda.


Pope visits Lesbos after dirty EU deal [Dispatches no. 391]
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Europe, Greece and Syria


Europe: listen to the story behind [Dispatches n. 390]
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Europe, Italy and Kenya.


International Women's Day - knocking on the Church's door [Dispatches no. 389]
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Vatican City, Ethiopia, Europe, Sri Lanka, Syria and Thailand.


World leaders in London must deliver transformational new deal for Syrian refugees and host countries
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Europe, South Sudan, Colombia and Kenya.


Opening the doors, World Day of Migrants and Refugees [Dispatches no.386]
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Cambodia and Iraq.


Pope Francis speaks out for World Day of Migrants and Refugees [Dispatches no.385]
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from the Vatican, Sweden, South Sudan and Myanmar.


Papa Francesco parla in favore della Giornata internazionale del migrante e del rifugiato [JRS Dispatches Italiano N. 385]
Questa edizione di Dispatches contiene articoli dalla Città del Vaticano, Svezia, Sudan del Sud e Myanmar.


Syrian children need more than a traditional education[Dispatches no.384]
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from the Lebanon, Ethiopia and Kenya.


Mercy in Motion: JRS launches Global Education Initiative for refugee children and youth [Dispatches no.383]
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from the USA, Africa and Italy.


Pope Francis supports global education initiative for refugee children and youth [Dispatches no.382]
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from the Sudàn, Lebanon and Rome


Images, heart and faith come together in refugee response [Dispatches no.380]
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from the EU, Kenya, Lebanon, South Sudan and the Vatican.


Why people flee and why they need protection [Dispatches no.380]
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Europe, Malawi, Syria, USA and Yemen.


How to help Europe's refugees [Dispatches no.379]
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Europe.


Stop refugee deaths: yes we can [Dispatches no.378]
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Europe, South Africa and Iraq.


Detener las muertes de refugiados: sí, podemos [JRS Dispatches Espanol Nº 378]
Esta edición de Dispatches contiene artículos de Europa, Sudáfrica y Irak.


Non più morti tra i rifugiati: si può fare [JRS Dispatches Italiano N. 378]
Questa edizione di Dispatches contiene articoli sull'Europa, Sudafrica ed Iraq.


Africa spotlight: paintings of dangerous journeys [JRS Dispatches No. 377]
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Eritrea, Kenya, and South Sudan.


Peace through the pen in South Sudan [Dispatches No. 376]
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Lebanon, South Sudan and Thailand.


Your gift keeps on giving
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Kenya, Jordan/Lebanon, Italy and Chad.


Su donativo llega aún más lejos
Esta edición de Despachos contiene artículos de Jordania / Líbano, Italia, Chad y Kenia.


Dispatches No. 374
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Italy, the USA, Kenya, Australia and South Africa.


Dispatches No. 373
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from South Africa, Malta, Asia Pacific, Jordan and South Sudan.


Dispatches No. 372
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Nepal, Eastern Africa, Syria and Malta.


Dispatches No. 371
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Italy, South Africa, Thailand and Europe.


Dispatches No. 370
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Spain, South Sudan and Syria.


Dispatches No. 369
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from the United Kingdom, Europe, Africa and Kenya.


Dispatches No. 368
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from South Sudan, Afghanistan and Democratic Republic of Congo.


Dispatches No. 367
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Australia, Italy, Spain, Syria, Kenya and Democratic Republic of Congo.


Dispatches No. 366
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Italy, Malawi and the Democratic Republic of Congo.


Dispatches No. 365
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from South Sudan, Kenya, the Central African Republic and Syria.


Dispatches No. 364
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from South Sudan, Kenya, Syria and South Africa.


Dispatches No. 363
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from the Italy, the Democratic Republic of Congo, France and Australia.


Dispatches No. 362
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from South Sudan, Italy, Iraq and Chad.


Dispatches No. 361
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Syria, the Middle East and Africa, Malawi and Jordan.


Dispatches No. 360
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Afghanistan, Syria, Colombia and Europe.


Dispatches No. 359
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from the Middle East, Kenya/ Malawi, Jordan, and Chad.


Dispatches No. 358
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Australia, South Sudan, Democratic Republic of Congo and Indonesia.


Dispatches No. 357
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Afghanistan, France and Italy.


Dispatches No. 356
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Afghanistan, United States, South Africa, and the United Kingdom.


Dispatches No. 355
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Italy, Kenya, Malawi, Lebanon and France.


Dispatches No. 354
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Burundi, Central African Republic, Australia, Afghanistan, Jordan and Italy.


Dispatches No. 353
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Malawi, Australia, Belgium, Thailand and Syria.


Dispatches No. 352
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Syria, United States and Italy.


Dispatches No. 351
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from the United States, Democratic Republic of Congo, Syria, and Belgium.


Dispatches No. 350
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from South Sudan, Philippines, Syria, Vatican City, and Malta.


Dispatches No. 349
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from South Sudan, Kenya, Afghanistan, Syria and Colombia.


Dispatches No. 348
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from the Democratic Republic of Congo, Portugal, Malawi and Thailand.


Dispatches No. 347
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Italy, Thailand, Colombia and Panama.


Dispatches No. 346
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Mexico, Central African Republic, USA, Italy and Jordan


Dispatches No. 345
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Malawi, Italy, United Kingdom, Ecuador and USA.


Dispatches No. 344
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Vatican City, Kenya, Malawi, Thailand and Syria.


Dispatches No. 343
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Cambodia, Panama, Ecuador, Uganda, USA and Thailand.


Dispatches No. 342
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Australia, Venezuela, Switzerland, Ireland and Lebanon.


Dispatches No. 341
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Italy, Belgium, Central African Republic, and Colombia.


Dispatches No. 340
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Australia, Vatican City and Italy


Dispatches No. 339
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Australia, Colombia, Syria and Kenya.


Dispatches No. 338
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from the USA, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Colombia and Italy


Dispatches No. 337
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from the Democratic Republic of Congo, Italy, Panama and Syria.


Dispatches No. 336
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Democratic Republic of Congo, Thailand, Italy, Syria, Rwanda and Central African Republic.


Dispatches No. 335
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Kenya, Democratic Republic of Congo, Thailand, Jordan and Belgium.


Dispatches No. 334
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Democratic Republic of Congo, Turkey, Kenya and Syria.


Dispatches No. 333
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Democratic Republic of Congo, Italy, India and Syria


Dispatches No. 332
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Nepal, Kenya, Syria, Democratic Republic of Congo and Lebanon.


Dispatches No. 331
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Africa, India, Haiti, Thailand and Jordan.


Dispatches No. 330
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Italy, Belgium, Democratic Republic of Congo, Colombia, Australia, USA and Syria.


Dispatches No. 329
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from the Democratic Republic of Congo, Turkey, USA, Belgium and Indonesia.


Dispatches No. 328
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Italy, Philippines, Haiti, Democratic Republic of Congo, Thailand, Burundi, and India.


Dispatches No. 327
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Belgium, Ethiopia, India, Jordan and Syria.


Dispatches No. 326
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Belgium, South Sudan, Democratic Republic of Congo, Colombia, Jordan, Ethiopia and Syria.


Dispatches No. 325
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Haiti, Burundi, Belgium, Democratic Republic of Congo and Jordan.


Dispatches No. 324
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Democratic Republic of Congo, South Sudan, India, Colombia and Syria.


Dispatches No. 323
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Kenya, Thailand, Dominican Republic, Ethiopia, South Sudan, Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda, Brazil and Syria.


JRS Dispatches No. 322
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Democratic Republic of Congo, Italy, Kenya, Jordan and Syria.


JRS Dispatches No. 321
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Belgium, Italy, Malta, Jordan, Tunisia, and Burundi


JRS Dispatches No. 320
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Ethiopia, Greece, Italy, Thailand, USA, Rwanda and Jordan.


JRS Dispatches No. 319
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from USA, Kenya, Jordan and Syria.


JRS Dispatches No. 318
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, South Sudan, Syria, and Colombia.


JRS Dispatches No. 317
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Brazil, USA, Australia, Burundi, Ethiopia, South Sudan and Democratic Republic of Congo.


JRS Dispatches No. 316
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Thailand, Haiti, Rwanda, Cambodia, Philippines, and Ethiopia.


JRS Dispatches No. 315
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Thailand, Belgium, Cambodia, Burundi and Rwanda


JRS Dispatches No. 314
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Thailand, Democratic Republic of Congo, Jordan and the United States.


JRS Dispatches No. 313
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Belgium, Italy, Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda and South Africa


JRS Dispatches No. 312
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Ethiopia, Italy, Ukraine, Burundi, Ecuador and Haiti


JRS Dispatches No. 311
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from the Philippines, Haiti, Ethiopia, South Sudan and Belgium


JRS Dispatches No. 310
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Cambodia, Malta, Ethiopia, Rwanda, and Belgium


JRS Dispatches No. 309
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Thailand, Malaysia, Cambodia and the Democratic Republic of Congo.


JRS Dispatches No. 308
This edition of Dispatches contains articles on Democratic Republic of Congo, Tunisia, Thailand, Cambodia, Italy, Panama and Portugal.


JRS Dispatches No. 307
This edition of Dispatches contains articles on Uganda, Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda, Central African Republic, Papua New Guinea, Jordan, and Venezuela


JRS Dispatches No. 306
This edition of Dispatches contains articles on South Sudan, Democratic Republic of Congo, Belgium, Afghanistan and Syria


JRS Dispatches No. 305
This edition of Dispatches contains articles on Australia, Brazil, Malta, Ethiopia, Democratic Republic of Congo and Jordan


JRS Dispatches No. 304
This edition of Dispatches contains articles Kenya, South Africa, Malta, Ethiopia, Indonesia and Belgium.


JRS Dispatches No. 303
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from South Sudan, Malta, USA, Ethiopia and Thailand


JRS Dispatches No. 302
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Chad, Afghanistan, Cambodia, Belgium, Switzerland, Spain and Uganda


JRS Dispatches No. 301, World Refugee Day, special edition
This special edition of Dispatches contains articles on the 60th anniversary of the refugee convention from the International Director, and staff in eastern Africa, southern Africa, Europe, Latin America and the USA


JRS Dispatches No. 300
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Italy, Haiti, Colombia, Ethiopia, Sudan, Uganda and Angola


JRS Dispatches No. 299
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Cambodia, Italy, Malta, USA, the Dominican Republic and Kenya


JRS Dispatches No. 298
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Switzerland, Indonesia, Belgium, Ecuador, Uganda and the Philippines


JRS Dispatches No. 297
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Sudan, Côte d'Ivoire, Nepal, Malta, Uganda, Chad and Europe


JRS Dispatches No. 296
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from South Africa, Thailand, Haiti, Italy, Kenya, and USA


JRS Dispatches No. 295
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Cambodia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Dominican Republic, Italy, Uganda and Sudan.


JRS Dispatches No. 294
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Sudan, South Africa, Thailand, Haiti and Europe


JRS Dispatches No. 293
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Sudan, Australia, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Europe, Dominican Republic and Ethiopia


JRS Dispatches No. 292
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Sudan, Sri Lanka, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Europe and the Philippines


JRS Dispatches No. 291
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Haiti, Venezuela, Ethiopia, Kenya, South Africa and Malta


JRS Dispatches No. 290
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Kenya, Thailand, Ecuador, Haiti, Ethiopia and Australia


JRS Dispatches No. 289
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Ethiopia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Australia, Nepal, Haiti, Belgium and the USA


JRS Dispatches No. 288
This edition of Dispatches contains articles from Australia, Europe, Haiti, Chad, Zimbabwe, Belgium and Italy