Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) is an international Catholic organisation whose mission is to accompany, serve and defend the rights of refugees and forcibly displaced people. JRS works and has representation in almost 70 countries. JRS has been is a key member of the International Campaign to Ban Landmines since 1994. JRS offices in mine-affected countries have quietly continued to work with individual landmine survivors - accompanying them and providing them with training, education and income-generating programmes. JRS manages programmes working with landmine survivors in Asia Pacific, Southeast Europe, and Southern Africa, and established a landmine survivor's rehabilitation centre, now run by a local organisation, in East Africa.
While JRS has played a significant role in the campaigns in Australia, Cambodia, Germany, Belgium, Thailand, Kenya and Indonesia, and in countries, such as Uganda, it has helped to establish new national campaigns. To date, almost 30 JRS Country Offices have taken action towards a ban. – less – More from ZoomInfo »