UNHCR and Tilburg University are co-hosting the First Global Forum on Statelessness (#GFS 2014) on 15-17 September at the Peace Palace, The Hague. The event is dedicated to exploring “New Directions in Statelessness Research and Policy”. Under this broad heading, three sub-themes have been identified as the main focus for presentations and discussion: Stateless Children, Statelessness and Security, and Responses to Statelessness.
The provisional programme is now available and provides a complete overview of plenary sessions, panel sessions and workshops.
Click on the links below to have a look at the provisional programme per day:
Monday 15 September: http://bit.ly/1hapR42
Tuesday 16 September: http://bit.ly/1ksFx3j
Wednesday 17 September: http://bit.ly/StSVrO
Or download a printable PDF version of the provisional programme here, http://bit.ly/1tImfGG
Join us by registering for the First Global Forum on Statelessness here, http://bit.ly/Km0Mn5 The fee for registrations is € 325 (EUR).
Confirmed keynote speakers are:
– Volker Türk, Director of International Protection, UNHCR
– Irene Khan, Director-General of the International Development Law Organization
– Nils Muižnieks, Commissioner for Human Rights of the Council of Europe
– Barbara Hendricks, world-famous classical singer and UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador
– Greg Constantine, award-winning photographer behind the ‘Nowhere People’ project on statelessness
Practical info added to Forum website:
We have added a page with practical information to our #GFS2014 website (http://bit.ly/19LP3I8). A list of hotels where you can book a room at a reduced fare is now available.
Are you active on Social Media?
Join the #GFS2014 on Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin!
·Facebook page UNHCR Statelessness: http://on.fb.me/1l3GBbY
·Facebook page Statelessness Programme: http://on.fb.me/Km16Cr
·Statelessness programme on Twitter: http://bit.ly/1gpWTsL
·The Statelessness Network on Linkedin: http://linkd.in/19KLP4t
Phone: +31 (0)13 466 8388