Refugee Rights Day 2019
Syria Response and Refugee Initiative Reception
and The Road Less Travelled Exhibit Launch
McLaughlin College Junior Common Room (014)
Light lunch and refreshments will be served.
RSVP at goo.gl/forms/4i9fiI1IgdIGxFWf1.
This event and day of reflection marks Refugee Rights Day in Canada (April 4) and a reception to recognize the efforts of York-based refugee sponsors and mark the formal conclusion of York’s Syria Response & Refugee Initiative (SRRI), a Syrian refugee resettlement and education project (2015-19) hosted at its Centre for Refugee Studies.
Speakers will discuss the origins and contemporary relevance of Refugee Rights Day and refugee policy in Canada, and reflect upon their York-based engagement in refugee issues.
This event will also mark the formal launch of the mixed media exhibition The Road Less Travelled by Professor Nergis Canefe of York University’s Centre for Refugee Studies and Department of Politics, which will be displayed in the McLaughlin College Art Gallery (001 McLaughlin College) throughout the month of April.