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Refugee Week

Refugee Week logoRefugee Week is being held from 11 to 20 June 2010 and the theme this year is Destitution: Still Human, Still Here

There will be a varied programme of events including an Information Day, International music night, a seminar, discussion groups and even a football tournament!



Programme of events

Launch of Refugee Week Events (NICRAS)
Friday 11 June, 10am-1pm, Long Gallery, Stormont                 
Speakers: Alex Maskey (MLA), NICRAS representative, Almir Koldzic (UK Co-ordinator Refugee Week), Neil McKittrick (Red Cross), Liz Griffiths (RAG), PSNI representative,   Lilian Vellem (Bryson OSS), Donna Namukasa (NICRAS)
Please register attendance with NICRAS

Information Day (NICRAS)

Tuesday 15 June, Lunch 1-2pm, Workshop 2-5pm, City Church, University Avenue, Belfast           
Information given be a wide range of service providers.
Interpreters will be available.

Lets Talk (City Church Belfast)

Tuesday 15 June, 6-8pm, Common Grounds Café, University Avenue      
Informal discussion between Refugees and Asylum Seekers and the wider community.

Children & Immigration: using domestic & international duties (North-South Immigration Forum - Law Centre)

02890 244401 (Invitation only)

Fundraising International Music Night (NICRAS)

Wednesday 16 June, 9pm Menagerie Bar, University Street. Live International Music and Citizenship Quiz
(£5.00 waged; £3.00 unwaged; NICRAS Members free)

Coffee Morning (Mornington Women’s Group)

Thursday 17 June, 10am-12am, Mornington Community Centre, 117 Ormeau Road, BT7 1NT          
Welcoming people from Refugee Community to meet and socialise with members of Mornington Women’s Group.

Seminar on Destitution (NICRAS)

Friday 18 June, 2-4pm, Linen Hall Library, Befast. Speakers: Moira McCombe (NICRAS), NICRAS members,Patricia Campbell (Amnesty International), Anne Marie White (Inclusive Neigbourhood Project- Corrymeela/NICRAS), Denise Wright (Embrace), Neil McKittrick (Red Cross), Liz Griffith (Law Centre)
Please register attendance with NICRAS

NICRAS Annual Cultural Celebration (NICRAS)

Friday 18 June, 7pm. City Church, University Avenue. Including Food, Music, Dance, and more

Refugee Week Football Tournament (World United)

Sunday 20 June, 2-5pm. Crusaders FC, Shore Road, Belfast. Community Integration Football. 
Spectators welcome! Bus leaving NICRAS office at 1pm

Refugee Week Northern Ireland 2010 has been co-ordinated by NICRAS and sponsored by: PSNI, UNISON, South Belfast Roundtable, City Church Belfast, Red Cross, RAG, World United and Irish Football Association

For more information contact NICRAS: 136 University Street, Belfast, BT7 1HH. Phone: 028 90246699 Fax: 028 90248855 Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   Web: www.nicras.org.uk


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