Separated children seeking asylum in Ireland.

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dc.contributor.author Veale, Angela
dc.contributor.author Palaudaries, Laila
dc.contributor.author Gibbons, Cabrini
dc.date.accessioned 2019-02-05T15:23:14Z
dc.date.available 2019-02-05T15:23:14Z
dc.date.issued 2003-07
dc.identifier.citation Veale, A., Palaudaries, L. and Gibbons, C. (2003) Separated children seeking asylum in Ireland. Dublin: Irish Refugee Council. en
dc.identifier.startpage 1 en
dc.identifier.endpage 100 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10468/7441
dc.description.abstract This report updates the first report of the Irish Refugee Council published in 1999, entitled Separated children seeking asylum in Ireland: A report on legal and social conditions. At the time of the publication of that report, there were 32 separated children seeking asylum in Ireland. The number of separated children seeking asylum in Ireland has increased markedly. By March 2003, the number of separated children, entering Ireland and referred to the North Eastern Area Health Board was 2,7172. Nearly half, or 1,113 children, were reunited with family members already in Ireland. 1,316 separated children, under the care of the Health Boards, have made applications for asylum under the 1951 Geneva Convention on the Status of Refugees. Neither the Government nor non-statutory agencies anticipated this increase in the numbers of separated minors arriving in Ireland. Therefore administrative procedures and care services have had to be responsive to emergent needs rather than having developed through advance planning. This report aims to examine policy and practice with respect to the legal and social conditions of separated children in Ireland, in light of the Separated Children in Europe Programme’s (SCEP)3 ‘Statement of Good Practice’ (SGP). The Irish Refugee Council, a member of the Separated Children in Europe Programme, commissioned the report. en
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Irish Refugee Council en
dc.rights © 2003 the authors. en
dc.subject Child refugees en
dc.subject Asylum seekers Ireland en
dc.subject Child applicants en
dc.subject Refugee Applications Commissioner (ORAC) en
dc.subject Separated children en
dc.title Separated children seeking asylum in Ireland. en
dc.type Report en
dc.internal.authorcontactother Angela Veale, Applied Psychology, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. +353-21-490-3000 Email: a.veale@ucc.ie en
dc.internal.availability Full text available en
dc.date.updated 2019-02-05T15:19:14Z
dc.description.version Accepted Version en
dc.internal.rssid 19165043
dc.description.status Not peer reviewed en
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dc.internal.licenseacceptance Yes en
dc.internal.placepublication Dublin en
dc.internal.IRISemailaddress a.veale@ucc.ie en


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