Apr 10

Panel on A Call to Action: Transforming the Global Refugee System

April 10, 2019 | 10:00 AM
Ottawa, INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT RESEARCH CENTRE (IDRC), Canada

The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) and the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) will be convening a high-level panel on the World Refugee Council’s (WRC) report, A Call to Action: Transforming the Global Refugee System, on April 10th, 2019 from 10-11:30 AM at the IDRC (8th floor, 150 Kent Street, Ottawa).

Our panel of experts will discuss the major themes of the report: governance, responsibility sharing, accountability, and finance, as well as strategies for engaging with refugees and other forcibly displaced populations in the governance of the system.

Event speakers include:

  • Lloyd Axworthy, Chair, World Refugee Council
  • Jean-Nicolas Beuze, UNHCR Representative in Canada
  • Colleen Duggan, Program Leader, Governance and Justice Program, IDRC
  • Muzna Dureid, White Helmets Canada
  • Fen Osler Hampson, Executive Director, World Refugee Council; Director, Global Security & Politics Program, CIGI
  • Alex Neve, Secretary General, Amnesty International Canada
  • Jessie Thomson, Member; World Refugee Council; Vice-President, Partnerships for Global Change, CARE Canada 

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