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Nasc Mission Statement

Enable migrants and ethnic minorities to access justice and human rights and work to achieve a just, inclusive and equal society.

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Person or Number? 2: A Second Examination of Issues faced by Immigrants Accessing Social Protection

2015 Person or Number 2: A Second Examination of Issues faced by Immigrants Accessing Social Protection is a follow on to the 2012 report, Person or Number. Person or Number? 2 was jointly compiled by Nasc, Crosscare Migrant Project, FLAC, Doras... (more...)

What’s Food Got to Do With It? Food Experiences of Asylum Seekers in Direct Provision

2014 ‘What’s Food Got To Do With It? Food Experiences of Asylum Seekers in Direct Provision is based on a qualitative research study that was undertaken with the aim of gaining greater understanding of the lived reality and food... (more...)

In From the Margins – Roma in Ireland

2013 In From the Margins – Roma in Ireland: Addressing the Structural Discrimination of the Roma Community in Ireland is a comprehensive and groundbreaking examination of the discrimination the Roma community experiences living in Ireland.... (more...)

Stop the Silence: A Snapshot of Racism in Cork

2012 Stop the Silence: A Snapshot of Racism in Cork was compiled by our Racist Reporting Office Simon Prim based on Nasc’s racist reporting mechanism, a third party mechanism designed to give victims and witnesses the opportunity to report... (more...)

Latest News

Midleton Participate! Saturday 7th October 2017

25 September 2017

SAVE THE DATE! Nasc will be hosting a Participate! event in Midleton, Co. Cork on Saturday 7th October 2017 from 10 AM – 1 PM in My Place, Midleton Midleton Participate! Are you a migrant living in East Cork? Make Ireland home.   Midleton Participate! is a One Stop Shop active citizenship event.... more>>

Domestic, Sexual and Gender Based Violence Survey

25 September 2017

Under the direction of the Domestic, Sexual and Gender Based Violence (DSGBV) Services Programme team (Tusla, The Child and Family Agency), a Needs Analysis Project in Cork city and county, including the islands, is being undertaken with the following terms of reference: To present an overview of all... more>>

For immediate release: Nasc welcomes commitment from Minister Stanton that ‘no one will be made homeless’

22 September 2017

Nasc would like to welcome the commitment made by Minister David Stanton on RTÉ Drivetime last evening, that no asylum seeker on a deportation order would be made homeless as a result of the letters being issued by the Department of Justice. “While we still remain highly alarmed by the apparent seismic... more>>

For immediate release: Nasc condemns proposed eviction of asylum seekers from direct provision

20 September 2017

Nasc strongly condemns recent actions taken by the Reception and Integration Agency (RIA) of the Department of Justice, to issue letters to certain asylum seekers that they must vacate direct provision. “In the midst of a full-scale housing crisis, the Department of Justice is actively seeking to make... more>>

Family Reunification Success Stories

18 August 2017

One of the core areas of Nasc’s work has always been family reunification. We work with countless families, some who are refugees entitled to refugee family reunification, and some who are migrants, who are looking to bring family members to join them here in Ireland from all corners of the globe. We... more>>

Nasc is recruiting a Campaigns and Communications Intern (Volunteer)

18 August 2017

Nasc is recruiting! Nasc Ireland is an independent human rights organisation. Nasc is the Irish word for ‘link’ – we link migrants to their rights and seek to enable migrants to access justice and human rights. We work to ensure a just, inclusive and integrated society. Reporting to the Campaigns... more>>