Ireland remains downgraded to Tier 2 in the TIP report 2019.

A call for positive and greater action as the US State Department’s Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report continues to place Ireland at Tier 2, as the 2019 edition was launched yesterday, 20 June 2019, coinciding with World Refugee Day. The report criticises Ireland’s ‘insufficient efforts’ to tackle Human Trafficking and noted Ireland’s use of direct […]

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US State Department publishes 2019 Trafficking in Persons Report.

Coinciding with World Refugee Day, the United States State Department launched its Annual Trafficking in Persons Report, for 2019. While the Report gives an up-to-date profile on 187 countries worldwide with regards to their addressing the crime of Human Trafficking, in launching the report, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo referred to the report as being […]

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Step with Refugees on World Refugee Day 20 June 2019

Following the Homing instinct ‘You can never find a house better than the one you had.’ -Jihad

Among the resources made available by the UN for World Refugee Day 2019 is this video story of Jihad and his family (1:39), available under the Resources tab at the following: https://www.un.org/en/events/refugeeday/index.shtml Poor nations bear the brunt of the world’s 70.8M displaced. Conservative estimates suggest violent conflicts, persecution and war forced approximately 70.8 million people from their […]

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Resource – Seeking Refuge.

Pope Francis has made the care of migrants and refugees a major focus of his papacy. No other religious or political leader has done as much as the pope in calling attention to the moral dimensions of the current refugee dilemma and in reminding the world of our shared obligations to others. Produced by the […]

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