Other useful Refugee / Migrant organisations

11 Sep 2008

NB: The Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference is not responsible for the content of external websites and the views of the organisations listed here do not necessarily reflect the views of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference.

Irish Refugee Council www.irishrefugeecouncil.ie
Seeks “to pursue fair, consistent and transparent policies and to promote informed public attitudes in relation to people seeking refuge.”

Immigrant Council of Ireland www.immigrantcouncil.ie
Provides information on immigrants’ rights in the areas of immigration law, employment, accommodation and social welfare and has an independent Law Centre

Migrant Rights Centre Ireland www.mrci.ie
Works for the human rights of migrant workers and their families

Refugee Information Service www.ris.ie
Provides specialist information, referral and advocacy service to asylum-seekers and refugees

Integrating Ireland www.integratingireland.ie
Works to ensure the full participation and rights of migrants, immigrants, refugees and people seeking asylum in Irish society

Irish Council for Civil Liberties www.iccl.ie
Working to defend and promote human rights and civil liberties in Ireland.

National Consultative Committee on Racism and Interculturalism www.nccri.ie
An independent expert body focusing on racism and interculturalism

Africa Centre www.africacentre.ie
Aims to advance attitudes, policies and actions that promote tolerance, justice and social inclusion for African communities in Ireland

Amnesty International www.amnesty.ie
Works to ensure that every person may enjoy all of the human rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international human rights standards


United Nations High Commission for Refugees www.unhcr.org
Primary purpose is to safeguard the rights and wellbeing of refugees

United Nations High Commission for Refugees Ireland www.unhcr.ie

Department of Justice, Equality and Law Reform www.justice.ie

Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment www.entemp.ie

Department of Social and Family Affairs www.welfare.ie

Office of the Minister for Integration www.ria.gov.ie/integration