Round table discussion: Migrants and refugees in Cyprus - humanitarian perspectives

Thursday, 31.10.2019 – Thursday, 31.10.2019

UNHCR Geneva
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Photo: Newly built Housing Centre for asylum seekers in front of the UNHCR Headquarters, Geneva, Switzerland 

A discussion dealing with the challenges, experiences and prospects from the eyes of humanitarian actors

Thursday, 31 October 2019, from 18h to 20h,

Home for Cooperation, 28 Marcou Dracou, 1102 Nicosia

A round table discussion, with the participation of:

  • Mrs Katja Savarimuthu, UNHCR Representative in Cyprus
  • Mrs Christina Kapartis, Director General, Cyprus Red Cross Society
  • Dr Nicos Trimikliniotis, Dept. of Social Sciences, University of Nicosia
  • Mrs Burcu Mahmutoglu, Project Coordinator, SOS Children’s Village
  • Introduction by Dr Pierre-Yves Fux, Ambassador of Switzerland

Open to the public - free entrance

Followed by a reception

In conjunction with the screenings of the award winning documentary film,

ELDORADO (2018) by Markus Imhoof on the humanitarian crisis of refugees

Friday, 8 November 2019, 21h / Cine Studio, Nicosia

Monday, 11 November 2019, 20.30h / Theatro Skala, Larnaca

Location: Nicosia