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Jesuit Refugee Service-Europe

Identification number in the register: 14804329032-30
Registration date: 25/06/2012 12:38:54

The information on this entity was last modified on: 10/06/2014 09:33:25
The date of the last annual update was: 04/06/2014 13:18:00

This entry follows the format of the previous Register. It will be changed to the new format when the entity makes the next update.
Next update due latest on: 27/04/2015

    Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Jesuit Refugee Service-Europe


Association Internationale Sans But Lucratif under the belgian law

    Section of registration

III - Non-governmental organisations

Non-governmental organisations, platforms and networks and similar

    Contact details

Rue du Progrès, 333/2
Bruxelles 1030

(+32) 22503220

(+32) 22503229

    Person with legal responsibility

Mr  Michael Schöpf

Chief Executive Officer

    Person in charge of EU relations

Mr  Stefan Kessler

Policy/Advocacy Officer

    Goals / remit

To accompany, to serve and to plead the cause of refugees and migrants, in order to support them towards a fuller and more independent life. Advocating for refugees and migrants, JRS-E
- studies in the field situations and emerging EU and national laws on asylum;
- advocates at relevant stages of the legislative procedures for just asylum policies based on the dignity of the person;
- brings the concerns of JRS workers in developing countries to the attention of the decisions makers in the EU.



In 2013 JRS-E worked on the following EU legislative files and projects/actions:
- Regulation (EU) No 604/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 June 2013 establishing the criteria and mechanisms for determining the Member State responsible for examining an application for international protection lodged in one of the Member States by a third-country national or a stateless person
- Directive 2013/32/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 June 2013 on common procedures for granting and withdrawing international protection
- Directive 2013/33/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 June 2013 laying down standards for the reception of applicants for international protection
- Regulation (EU) No. 1052/2013 of the European Parliament and the Council of 22 October 2013 establishing the European Border Surveillance System (EUROSUR)
- Regulation (EU) No.2014 of the European Parliament and the Council establishing rules for the surveillance of the external sea borders in the context of operational cooperation coordinated by the European Agency for the Management of Operational Cooperation at the External Borders of the Member States of the European Union
- Guidelines of the Commission on the application of Directive 2003/86/EC of the Council on the right to family reunification, COM(2014) 210 final
- Communication from the Commission to the Council and the European Parliament on EU Return Policy, COM(2014) 199 final

    Number of persons involved in the activities described in the box above


- Michael Schöpf
- Stefan Kessler
- Isabelle de Sazilly
- Carola Jimenez-Asenjo
- Davide Oddo
- Oscar Spooner
- Gianluigi Campogrande
- Joseph Poncin

    Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
STEFAN KESSLER 12/06/2014 10/06/2015

    Fields of interest

  • External Relations
  • Home Affairs
  • Humanitarian Aid
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights

    Membership and affiliation



- ECRE-European Council on Refugees and Exiles
- PICUM-Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented Migrants

    Financial data

01/2013  -  12/2013

488,099 €

189,709 €


189,709 €



298,390 €

298,390 €


400,000  € - 450,000  €

    Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.