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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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APT Ireland members join in RENATE training on Human Trafficking and the law.

Together with twenty-five other delegates, Noirin O’ Shea, olcgs, Ann Mara (MECPATHS) and JP O’Sullivan (MECPATHS) attended training in Arlanda, near Stockholm, Sweden from 6-10 May 2019. It was an...

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Pope Francis launches ‘Nuns Healing Hearts’ campaign, 10 May 2019.

The work of Religious sisters worldwide, working against human trafficking and exploitation, is beautifully acknowledged in the ‘ Nuns Healing Hearts’ campaign launched for Talitha Kum by Pope Francis at...

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Religious Sister writes meditations for Pope Francis’ celebration of the Good Friday Way of the Cross prayer service 19 April 2019.

Pope Francis has asked Sr. Eugenia Bonetti, a long-time activist in the fight against human trafficking, to write the meditations for his celebration of the Good Friday Way of the...

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APT members attend the TORL Campaign meeting held in Dublin 27 March 2019.

APT members are back on the campaign trail once more, joining the TORL group (Turn Off the Red Light), with a view to ensuring implementation of the legislation which criminalises...

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Council of Europe launch Digital Citizenship Handbook

In this digital age, when technology has become an integral part of daily life and is deployed for both positive and negative uses, the Council of Europe has issued a...

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Immigrant Council of Ireland launch new anti-Human Trafficking project ASSIST.

APT members who attended the Launch of the new transnational project led by the Immigrant Council of Ireland entitled ASSIST – Gender Specific Legal Assistance and Integration Support for Third...

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