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When is a refugee not a refugee? The case of Eritrea as a paradigm for for Africans seeking sanctuary

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By: AFFORD- African Foundation For Development

The (Prospective) APPG Diaspora Development and Migration in partnership with APPG on Refugees and the Migrants Rights Network invites you to a parliamentary panel discussion to discuss:

‘When is a refugee not a refugee? The case of Eritrea as a paradigm for Africans seeking sanctuary’

Chair: Baroness Young of Hornsey

Panellists

Lul Seyoum – International Centre for Eritrean Refugees and Asylum Seekers (ICERAS)

Michela Wrong – Journalist/ Author ‘I didn’t do it for you’

Heaven Crawley – Coventry University

Dr Jonathan Campbell – SOAS (Report on Country Information and Guidance for Eritrea for IAGCI)

Professor Gaim Kibreab – London South Bank University

This panel discussion will look at the uneven response to refugees with a particular focus on those originating from Eritrea. The panel will discuss what influences the response and decision-making on who qualifies as a refugee, and how diaspora communities help to raise awareness and support for those seeking assistance. The event will seek recommendations based on the responses to the panel discussion and additional contributions.

When

Monday 12th September 2016    Time: 16.00 – 17.30 (BST)

Where

Committee Room 12, House of Commons

Register

To register interest please go to this link http://bit.ly/29OerEk  if you have any questions please contact [email protected]

 

WHENMonday, 12 September 2016 from 16:00 to 17:30 (BST) – Add to CalendarWHEREHouse of Commons – St Margarets Street, London SW1A 0AA, London, SW1A 0AA, United Kingdom

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