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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

Nasc concerned over legislative timeframe for Protection Bill

27 November 2015

Nasc are profoundly concerned that the proposed legislative schedule for progressing the International Protection Bill, 2015 through its stages will not allow for proper debate. “This can only be an attempt by Government to steamroll this critical piece of legislation through before Christmas, without... more>>


26 November 2015

With the fantastic efforts made by individuals over the last few months, we have decided to update our page in order for people to stay informed about how they can show their support for refugees entering and residing in Europe. If you are interested in making a difference and feel like you don’t know... more>>

Nasc to host Annual Wine Tasting Fundraiser 11 December 2015

25 November 2015

Nasc will be hosting its annual wine tasting event on Friday December 11th at 18.30 pm to mark International Human Rights Day 2015. The wine tasting will be hosted by The Bubble Brothers, at the Nasc building on Ferry Lane, off Dominick Street. Tickets cost €20, which can be booked in advance or purchased... more>>

SAVE THE DATE! Annual Nasc Wine Tasting Fundraiser 11 December

23 November 2015

SAVE THE DATE! Nasc will be hosting our annual charity wine tasting event on Friday 11th of December at 18.30 in Nasc. Tickets are €20 and can be purchased in advance or on the door. To purchase tickets, email or ring (021) 450 3462. In addition to a Wine Tasting hosted by Bubble... more>>

Nasc proposal for new Humanitarian Admission Programme

23 November 2015

Nasc, in collaboration with the Syrian community, have developed a proposal for a new Humanitarian Admission Programme for Syrians, modelled on the Syrian Humanitarian Admission Programme (SHAP) of 2014. The proposal seeks to enhance and address some of the shortcomings of the SHAP scheme, which was... more>>

Nasc disappointment at International Protection Bill

19 November 2015

Nasc welcomes the publication of the long awaited International Protection Bill 2015 this morning, which will bring into effect the ‘Single Procedure’, which we hope will streamline the protection application process and help end the excessively long applications times for those seeking asylum in... more>>