Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS)

Service jésuite des réfugiés (JRS)
Servicio Jesuita a Refugiados (JRS)
Jesuiten Flüchtlingdienst
Servizio dei Gesuiti per i Rifugiati
Serviço Jesuita aos Refugiados

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1980-11 Rome Italy


Nov 1980, Rome (Italy), by the R-XR1677 - Society of Jesus (SJ). Officially registered with the Holy See, 19 Mar 2000.


Accompany, serve and advocate for the rights of refugees and other forcibly displaced persons.


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Decentralized structure: International office in Rome (Italy), headed by International Director. Regional offices (10), mostly headed by Director: Eastern Africa; Asia Pacific; E-XJ9008 - Jesuit Refugee Service Europe (JRS Europe); Grands Lacs; South Asia; Southern Africa; Latin America and Caribbean; Middle East; West Africa; North America. Projects, each headed by Project Director.


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GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong InstitutionsGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal



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