News and Stories
In the past two years JRS Advocacy Taskforce has continued working online and bringing together advocacy officers from national country offices across Europe.
The JRS Europe office in Brussels is currently recruiting for a JRS Europe Regional Project Officer (Ukrainian desk) to join the team.
On 31 March and 1 April 2022 the bi-annual Regional Coordination Meeting (RCM) took place in Loyola, Spain. JRS Europe and the Directors from JRS national offices attended to reinforce the work on our common priorities: access to protection, immigration detention, social inclusion and awareness raising.
JRS Europe, together with other eight Christian organisations working on asylum and migration issues at the European level, welcomes the broad support shown by the European Union, its Member States and European citizens to the refugees from Ukraine. We also formulate recommendations to ensure a swift application of the Temporary Protection Directive and that refugees will be able to access their rights.
In February and March JRS Europe organized 4 capacity-building sessions addressing the topics of Environment, Gender, Communications and Programs management. The trainings were aimed for JRS network of partner offices in Europe; and over 20 directors and staff members from different countries attended each session.
JRS keeps responding to the humanitairian needs of the more than 3 million people who have now fled violence in Ukraine.