Humanizing Migration: Rights, refuge and responsibilities

The Alex Trebek Forum for Dialogue
Thursday, 20 June 2019 - 9:30 am to 6:30 pm
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Christina Clark-Kazak
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The Alex Trebek Forum for Dialogue

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 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Plenary on Canada’s role in global migration movements; and “First Flashes” photography opening

11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Lunch

1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Concurrent workshops on (please select one of the following):

  • 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 p.m. 5:30 p.m. “I am Rohingya” documentary, followed by Q&A

5:30 p.m. 6:30 p.m. Closing reception

Co-hosted by: University of Ottawa, Carleton University, Université Saint Paul, Université du Québec en Outaouais, The Refugee Hub, Human Rights Research and Education Centre