Rethinking the Global Refugee Protection System | Welcome and Session I
June 30, 2017
This video from the event is footage from the welcome remarks and Session I | Examining Reforms to the Global Refugee Protection System. Panelists discussed possible reforms to the global refugee protection system, including responsibility-sharing, global resettlement, and gaps in protection in the context of the Global Compact on Refugees being considered by the United Nations.
– Moderator: Michele Pistone, Professor of Law and Director, Refugee and Emigrant Services (CARES), Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law; Associate Editor, Journal on Migration and Human Security, Center for Migration Studies
– Donald Kerwin, Executive Director, Center for Migration Studies
– Ninette Kelley, Director – New York Office, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
– Jennifer Podkul, Director of Policy, Kids in Need of Defense (KIND)