Conflict, disasters, violence and persecution displaced 68.5 million people in 2017.How can universities, the private sector and others help deliver solutions?
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. Global Health NOW is a news website and free weekday email of essential global health news from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (for more info: https://www.globalhealthnow.org/).
Keynote Address:Melissa FlemingChief Spokesperson, UN High Commissioner on Refugees
Discussion: Paul Spiegel, Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Humanitarian HealthAnne Richard, former US State Dept Assistant Secretary for Population, Refugees, and MigrationLeila Toplic, Head of Tech Task Force for No Lost Generation InitiativeJacob Atem, Postdoctoral Fellow, Johns Hopkins Center for Humanitarian HealthPaul Costello, Stanford School of Medicine Senior Communications Strategist (moderator)
Spoken-Word Performance: Emtithal Mahmoud, Goodwill ambassador, UNHCR
Keynote, panel and audience Q&A will be followed by a reception featuring student projects.
For more info, visit https://globalhealth.stanford.edu/rise-with-refugees/Questions? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org