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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 to host Cork Participate! stall at Africa Day Cork 2017

22 May 2017

As part of this year’s Africa Day celebrations in Cork, Nasc will be hosting a Cork Participate! stall. Africa Day Cork 2017 will be held on Saturday 27th May in Fitzgerald Park from 12 pm – 6 pm. The Cork Participate! stall will provide information about aspects of political and civic participation,... more>>

Cork Participate! at Africa Day Cork 2017

15 May 2017

Nasc’s Participate! project will be hosting a stall at this year’s Africa Day Cork 2017 celebrations! WHEN: 27th May 2017, 12 PM – 6 PM WHERE: Fitzgerald’s Park, Cork Find out about: Applying for citizenship Voter registration Legal advice & informaiton Community engagement Active... more>>

Nasc seeks additional information on progress of implementing McMahon Report

11 May 2017

Nasc has thoroughly examined the most recent Progress Report on the implementation of the Report of the Working Group on the Protection Process and Direct Provision (the ‘McMahon Report‘). The 2nd Progress Report was published in February 2017 by the Department of Justice, and Nasc are in... more>>

Nasc highlights gender based discrimination in Ireland’s work permit policy

3 May 2017

Nasc has made a submission to the Department of Jobs and Enterprise (DJEI) on its ‘Review of Highly Skilled and Ineligible Lists of Employment’ calling attention to the fact that Ireland’s current employment permit policy indirectly discriminates against women. While the DJEI employment permit... more>>

Nasc is recruiting a Legal Intern

28 April 2017

Nasc Ireland is recruiting a Legal Intern (4 days per week / 30 hours) Nasc is an independent human rights organisation based in Cork City. 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... more>>

A Syrian family urgently needs help

27 April 2017

A Syrian family in Cork urgently needs your help! A recently reunited refugee family of 7 (2 adults & 5 children) have been living in a small studio apartment in Cork City for almost 3 months. They are desperately searching for a 3+ bedroom house, preferably close to the city for transport links... more>>