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2016 Conference Title, Theme, and Panels


From Vulnerability to Resilience:
Using Psychology to Address the Global Migration Crisis

DATE: Thursday, 28 April 2016
TIME: 3:00pm - 6:00pm
PLACE: Conference Room (To be determined)
United Nations Complex, New York, NY

 

THEME:   Forced migration is an overwhelming crisis today on the international stage, both in scope and in complexity, affecting every region of the world. Migration, in particular the forced migration of refugees fleeing conflict and economic deprivation, is a cross-cutting issue bearing significant relevance to the UN agenda. This program examines the global migration crisis through a Human Rights, Psychological and Intercultural Perspective. Presenters will integrate psychological science and practice into the work of civil society and governmental response and illustrate their relevance to the UN 2030 agenda for Sustainable Development.   

PANELS:  

1: Cultural Integration in the Process of Resettlement

2: Children, Youth, and the Migration Crisis

  


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