Oct 11 New Era of Refugee Response: The Syria Crisis

Syria Series - Kevin Hartigan, "New Era of Refugee Response" (4:00-5:30pm, 120 Andersen Library)

WHEN
Wednesday, October 11 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

WHERE
Elmer L. Andersen Library Room 120
222 21st Avenue S
Minneapolis, MN 55455
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Bringing extensive experience directly from the field, Kevin Hartigan, Catholic Relief Services’ Regional Director for Europe, the Middle East and Central Asia, discusses the challenges of implementing the emergency response and development programs in 20 countries affected by the Syrian refugee crisis.

Co-panelist Damir Utr┼żan, a post-doctoral associate at the University of Minnesota Medical School’s Department of Pediatrics, brings a local perspective to the issue looking at how Syrian refugees navigate the asylum process and resettle in the United States. Moderated by Barbara Frey, Director, Human Rights Program, University of Minnesota.

SPONSORED BY
This event is part of the Series on Syria co-sponsored by the Human Rights Program, the Human Rights Center and the Binger Center.

CONTACT INFORMATION
Human Rights Center
(612) 626-0041
humanrts@umn.edu
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