Rise with Refugees: A GHN LIVE Event with the Stanford Refugee Research Project

A displaced Syrian girl waves to theA Syrian girl waves to the camera at a camp in Kafr Lusin near the border with Turkey in Idlib province in northwestern Syria on Feb. 17, 2019. Image: Aaref Wata/AFP/Getty  camera at a camp in Kafr Lusin near the border with Turkey in Idlib province in northwestern Syria on February 17, 2019. (Photo by Aaref WATAD / AFP) (Photo credit should read AAREF WATAD/AFP/Getty Images)
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A displaced Syrian girl waves to the camera at a camp in Kafr Lusin near the border with Turkey in Idlib province in northwestern Syria on Feb. 17, 2019. Image: Aaref Wata/AFP/Getty

Rise with Refugees:

Responding to an Urgent and Accelerating Global Crisis

In collaboration with Global Health NOW from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, the Stanford Refugee Research Project is convening UN leaders and other experts to explore how to meaningfully improve conditions for refugees.

Keynote Address:

Melissa Fleming

Chief Spokesperson, UN High Commissioner for Refugees

Followed By a Discussion Featuring:

Paul Spiegel, Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Humanitarian Health

Anne Richard, Former Assistant Secretary for Population, Refugees, and Migration, US State Department

Jacob Atem, Postdoctoral Fellow, Johns Hopkins Center for Humanitarian Health 

Leila Toplic, Lead, Emerging Technologies Working Group, NetHope

Paul Costello, Stanford School of Medicine Senior Communications Strategist (moderator)

Spoken-Word Performance:

Emtithal Mahmoud, Goodwill ambassador, UNHCR

 

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Keynote, panel and audience Q&A will be followed by a reception featuring student projects. Please join us for an engaging evening of discussion and networking.

6 – 8 p.m.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

SIEPR Gunn Building – Koret-Taube Conference Center

366 Galvez Street, Stanford CA

 

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