Adrienne Surprenant /MYOP

27 organizations welcome EU decision to extend temporary protection for refugees fleeing Ukraine

Over 20 humanitarian, human rights, and refugee rights organizations signed a joint statement to welcome the decision of the Justice and Home Affairs Council of the European Union to extend the Temporary Protection Directive for refugees fleeing Ukraine for an additional year, until 4 March 2025.

This is a positive step, continuing to provide a lifeline for those displaced by the war, and offering them a chance to rebuild their lives by granting continued rights to access to essential services, including healthcare, education, and employment. 

Read the full statement