The Refugee Crisis: what can Canada do?

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Wednesday, September 16th, 2015

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Wednesday, September 16, 201510:30AM - 12:30PMThe Vivian and David Campbell Conference Facility, Munk School of Global Affairs
1 Devonshire Place
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Description

Pictures of a drowned three-year old boy have galvanized public attention on the plight of Syrian refugees. The attention has come too late, as four million refugees have already fled Syria, including 1800 people who drowned in the Mediterranean. A distinguished panel of academics, journalists, and activists will examine the root causes of the crisis, the divergent reaction among EU member states (Germany’s openness vs Hungary’s restrictiveness) and what Canada can do.

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Speakers

Brian Stewart
Moderator
Distinguished Senior Fellow, Munk School of Global Affairs

Ratna Omidvar
Speaker
Executive Director and Adjunct Professor, Global Diversity Exchange (GDX), Ryerson University

Naomi Alboim
Speaker
Former Deputy Minister of Immigration, Ontario. Adjunct Professor, Queen's University

Mel Cappe
Speaker
Professor, School of Public Policy and Governance, University of Toronto

Randall Hansen
Speaker
Director, Centre for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies, Munk School of Global Affairs


Sponsors

Munk School of Global Affairs

School of Public Policy and Governance, University of Toronto

Centre for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies


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