Syria’s Refugees: The UN and the Global Community Responds

Brooklyn Chapter

Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Join our Brooklyn Chapter for an expert panel discusses refugees in international relations with a focus on the civil war in Syria. Discover UN, NGO, and academic perspectives on tackling the world’s refugees crises. Leann how the UN and global community is responding to the crisis of 3 million Syrian refugees.

Bring your own insights and questions for a dialog with people on the front lines.


1.       Brian Hansford: Senior Public Information Officer, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
2.       Maryellen Fullerton, JD: Professor of Law, Brooklyn Law School
3.       NGO representative – TBD

The event is in collaboration with the UN Graduate Certificate Program of the Long Island University.

Cost: Free

When: Wednesday, 6:30 p., October 30, 2013.

Where: Brooklyn Campus of the Long Island University, 1 University Place, Brooklyn, 11201. Library Learning Center, Room 124. Transportation by subway: IRT: 4 or 5 train (Lexington Avenue Line) or 2 or 3 train (Seventh Avenue Line) to Nevins Street Station; BMT: B, M, Q, or R train to DeKalb Avenue Station; IND: A, C, or G train (Eighth Avenue Line) to Hoyt Schemerhorn Street Station.

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