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Event Description

Borders have increasingly become hostile environments for people on the move, especially for the 65 million people who have had to leave their homes due to a well-founded fear of persecution. Their move to safety, and those who seek to help, have been criminalized and seen as threats to national security. Governments have sought to externalize their borders, denying those on the move, their rights to seek asylum. As individuals take on more perilous journeys to refuge, they are at the mercy of smugglers, torturers and increasingly insensitive politicians. How should humanitarians deal with this political failure? How should they counter morally in-defensible legal policies that lead to untold suffering and stand in the way of humanitarians’ attempts to alleviate it?

Language

The language of the event will be English.

Registration and Payment

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Purchase at the door: RMB 100.

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Agenda

6:30 PM

7 PM

Registration

7 PM

8:30 PM

Remarks and Q&A

Speakers

  • Unni Karunakara (MPH '95, Senior Fellow  at  the Jackson Institute for Global Affairs at Yale University, Visiting Professor at Manipal University)

    Unni Karunakara

    MPH '95, Senior Fellow at the Jackson Institute for Global Affairs at Yale University, Visiting Professor at Manipal University

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Tickets

Standard Ticket
RMB 80
Student Ticket
Free

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