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RENATE members in Ireland meet together- first Country Group meeting..

On Saturday, 13 July 2019, Eilis Coe, Irish representative to the RENATE Europe Working Board, convened the first formal meeting of RENATE members living in Ireland. Because many members are...

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Matteo Bruni takes up new post as Director of the Holy See Press Office, Monday 22 July 2019

On 18 July last, Pope Francis appointed a new Director of the Holy See Press Office. British-born Matteo Bruni is the new spokesperson of the Holy See, with effect from...

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Launch of Human Trafficking information publication at the International Council of Nurses’ Congress

From Singapore whilst attending the ICN Congress of nurses, Kevin Hyland, OBE,  shares with us the most up-to-date resource for those working in the nursing profession, in order to guide...

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Analysis of Ireland’s Tier 2 Status in the Trafficking in Person’s (TIP) Report 2019.

Human Trafficking: Gaps in Law and Practice. (Irish Times Editorial, 24-06-2019).

Not a single conviction for human trafficking was secured in this country during the last five years and insufficient efforts were made by Government to identify and provide assistance to...

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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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