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On the occasion of the European Youth Event 2021, which takes places in Strasbourg on 8-9th October, Jesuit Refugee Service Europe launches the “A Europe of Inclusion” campaign, prompting young people to build an inclusive society where everyone is welcome and can participate.
As humanitarian needs in Afghanistan continue to escalate, we appeal to the EU to place protection at the centre of its response.
JRS Portugal collaborated with migrant women the organisation had previously served to create Flora, a new safe space for refugee mothers to socialise and relax while working on arts and crafts.
JRS Europe is pleased to present Alberto Ares SJ as the new Regional Director, succeeding José Ignacio García SJ.
As European NGOs working on asylum and migration and Afghan Diaspora organisations in Europe, we are alarmed about the situation in Afghanistan and concerned above all about the security of the people of Afghanistan, both those within the country and those displaced and seeking protection in the region and beyond. In this context, it is crucial that the small proportion of displaced people who do arrive in Europe are given rapid access to a fair asylum procedure in line with European states’ obligations under EU and international law.
JRS Europe supports JRS Germany in its call for an immediate stop to deportations to Afghanistan.
I came to Germany as a refugee, and it gave me peace, security, and the means to reach my goals. In the end, it gave me a new home. I owe all of this to our core values and our constitution. This is why I see it as my duty to team up with my fellow human beings to protect and promote our true principles.
Sami and Reza have just successfully enrolled in the Faculty of Applied Arts in Belgrade.