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Humanizing Migration: Rights, Refuge, Responsibilities

June 20, 2019 at 9:30 AM to 6:30 PM

Location:University of Ottawa
Learning Crossroads Building (CRX)
75 Laurier Avenue East, Ottawa
Key Contact:Christina Clark-Kazak

Humanizing Migration: Rights, Refuge, Responsibilities

The bilingual “Humanizing Migration” Forum, to be held at the University of Ottawa on June 20th (World Refugee Day) will bring together Canadian and international thought leaders from government, academia, and civil society to humanize public debate on migration to Canada.

The forum will include:

9:30-11:15  Plenary on Canada’s role in global migration movements; and “First Flashes” photography opening

11:30-1:00  Lunch

1:00-3:00 Concurrent workshops on :

  • Access to education
  • Environmental displacement
  • Community engagement in (re)settlement and integration
  • US-Canada border crossers in context of Safe Third Country Agreement

3:30-5:30 “I am Rohingya” documentary, followed by Q&A

5:30-6:30 Closing reception

The event will be free and open to the public, but registration is necessary.

Co-organized by: 

University of Ottawa, Carleton University, Saint Paul University, Université du Québec en Outaouais, The Refugee Hub, Human Rights Research and Education Centre, Amnesty International, World University Services of Canada

For more information, please contact Christina Clark-Kazak: