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Beyond McMahon - the future of asylum reception in Ireland

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Lecture Theatre G07

Western Gateway Building

University College Cork

Cork

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Nasc and UCC’s Centre for Criminal Justice and Human Rights are pleased to announce our upcoming conference, ‘Beyond McMahon – the future of asylum reception in Ireland’

Three years on from the publication of the McMahon Report of the Working Group on the Protection Process and Direct Provision, this conference will re-examine the Irish asylum reception system and explore potential alternatives.

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9am - 2pm, Wednesday 25th April 2018

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Lecture Theatre G07, Western Gateway Building, University College Cork

Participants include:

  • Dr. Bryan McMahon, Former High Court Judge
  • Teresa Mendes, Director of the Portuguese Refugee Council
  • Sabir Zazai, CEO of the Scottish Refugee Council
  • Emily Logan, Chief Commissioner of the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission
  • Enda O'Neill, Head of Office and designated official, UNHCR
  • Eugene Banks, Principal Officer, Reception and Integration Agency, Department of Justice & Equality
  • Dr. Dug Cubie, Lecturer, UCC School of Law
  • Stephen Ng'ang'a, Core Group of Asylum Seekers
  • Simmy Ndlova, Core Group of Asylum Seekers
  • Luke Hamilton, Legal Officer, Irish Refugee Council
  • Lucky Khambule, Movement of Asylum Seekers Ireland
  • Dr. Liam Thornton, Lecturer, UCD School of Law
  • Fiona Hurley, Legal Services Manager, Nasc

Please note we have a limited travel budget available for asylum seekers who wish to attend. Please email events@nascireland.org for more information about travel assistance.

The event will be followed by a MasterClass on asylum reception conditions (3pm - 5pm) for undergraduate and postgraduate students, led by conference participants.For more information about the MasterClass and to register, please email d.cubie@ucc.ie.

This conference is kindly supported by the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission Human RIghts and Equality Grant Scheme

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University College Cork

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