The Reception Conditions Directive: One Year On

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This paper outlines the experience of the Irish Refugee Council helping people in the asylum process in the 12 months since the coming into force of the European Communities (Reception Conditions) Regulations 2018. The paper is informed by the issues emerging from the Irish Refugee Council’s direct work with people in the asylum process, delivered via the Irish Refugee Council’s Drop-in Centre, outreach services and Independent Law Centre. The paper also contains Case Studies which are histories of people assisted. The paper also contains recommendations for improvements in service delivery and the vindication of rights for people applying for international protection.

Author(s):Rosemary Hennigan
Publisher:Irish Refugee Council
Publication Date:11 Jul 2019
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