European responses to the global refugee crisis - with GlobalNet21 (House of Commons, London)

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Date: 
Monday, January 11, 2016 - 18:30 to 20:30

 

GlobalNet21 and New Europeans will hold a meeting on the plight of the refugees settling in Europe and the human rights issues around the use of Detention Centres.

The world has developed into a more unsettled place than it was at the end of the last century. War and conflicts, resource shortages and extreme weather have resulted in movements of population in different parts of the globe.

In Europe this is now a major issue facing many countries with hundreds of thousands of people on the move. It is raising many issues about accommodation, integration and human rights. 

This meeting will discuss the issue of migration and the plight of refugees and how we approach what will be a growing problem in a compassionate and humane way. 

 

Speakers

David Burrowes is a Member of Parliament who has been deeply concerned with the human rights of people who are refugees both in terms of their settlement and also the sometimes inhuman conditions of their detention. David has long campaigned for the rights of refugees and for their fair treatment.

Nazek Ramadan is

Nazek Ramadan is the Founder and Executive Director of Migrant Voice and the editor in chief of the 'Migrant Voice' newspaper. Nazek is also the Chair for the European Anti Poverty Network England (EAPN-England) and has over 25 years of experience working with migrants, refugees, asylum seekers and ethnic minorities in the UK. Her work has included the production of a number of research and short films.  
 

 

Audrey Cheryl Mogan  is the Legal Project Manager & Communications Manager. She conducts pre-litigation research on Operation Nexus, a joint initiative between the MET and the Home Office which targets foreign nationals encountered by the police in London. She also manages our Legal Education Foundation grant, providing advice to clients and developing training tools on EU free movement & citizenship rights for first-tier organisations. Audrey is also our Communications Manager, responsible for overseeing The AIRE Centre’s communications strategy, raising the profile of the organisation and awareness of our work. 

 

 

 

 

Location: 
House of Commons (Committee Room 12) SW1A 0AA Westminster
United Kingdom
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