[PSRList] Register for less until 7 May: International Refugee Rights Conference, Toronto, 7-9 June 2018

Melissa Scott mscott at rstp.ca
Tue May 1 12:26:56 EDT 2018


Dear PSR List Members,
We would like to share with you details from the Canadian Council for Refugees (CCR) on the upcoming CCR International Refugee Rights Conference taking place in Toronto, ON on June 7-9, 2018.
The early bird deadline to register for the conference is available until Monday, May 7, 2018.
Please see the details provided by the CCR below:
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*Please distribute widely*

[International Refugee Rights Conference]<http://ccrweb.ca/en/refugee-conference-2018>

Join non-governmental organizations, academics, government officials, UNHCR representatives, refugees and vulnerable migrants from across Canada and around the world to exchange and collaborate with others committed to the rights of refugees and other vulnerable migrants

This three-day international conference at York University in Toronto is designed to enhance effectiveness in promoting the human rights of refugees and vulnerable migrants, and for non-governmental organizations and academics – in particular - to strategize across borders to better meet their evolving needs.

Whether you are new to refugee sponsorship or you have more advanced questions relating to Canada’s refugee resettlement program, there is something for everyone interested in the future of refugee resettlement to Canada and around the world.

The International Refugee Rights Conference will feature sessions on:

·         Durable Solutions: Addressing the challenge of low resettlement numbers
·         Sharing Refugee Sponsorship Experiences
·         Review of the role of the UNHCR
·         Applying comprehensive responses and the Global Compact on Refugees
·         Addressing Gender-based Violence: The role of local women’s leadership
·         Strategies for ending statelessness in situations of forced displacement
… and much more

Click here for the conference schedule: http://ccrweb.ca/en/conference-program

REGISTER HERE<http://ccrweb.ca/en/registration>
Register before 7 May to take advantage of reduced fees!
Full details about the International Refugee Rights Conference, including online registration, are available at: ccrweb.ca/en/refugee-conference-2018<http://ccrweb.ca/en/international-refugee-rights-conference-2018>
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Best regards,
Melissa
Melissa Scott, MA
Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) - Northern Alberta
Located at CSS - 8212 - 118 Avenue, Edmonton, AB T5B 0S3
T. (Direct): (780) 391-3228<tel:(780)%20391-3228> | E. mscott at rstp.ca<mailto:mscott at rstp.ca>
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