07 October 2011

A few more Oct. Events & Opportunities

Early Identification of Asylum Seekers having Suffered Traumatic Experiences, Final Conference of the PROTECT Project, Brussels, 18 October 2011 [info]
- Final presentation of the findings of the project.

Canadian Refugee Policy in Global Context, Toronto, 20 October 2011 [info] [register]
- "The objective of this event is to situate current Canadian refugee policy in comparative and global context, and to stimulate discussion and debate."

Reaffirming Protection: Strengthening Asylum in the United States - Commemorating the 60th Anniversary of the 1951 Refugee Convention, Washington, DC, 25 October 2011 [info]
- "In the framework of the Commemorations year, UNHCR and U.S. civil society groups have proposed a number of pledges the United States government could make to address many ... [protection] gaps. UNHCR, Georgetown Law Human Rights Institute, and Human Rights First have organized a full day conference to have an in-depth discussion of key protection issues presented in the proposed pledges and to develop next steps to enhance the U.S. asylum system."

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