Our Development Coordinator participated in a panel on Risks and Challenges in Migration contexts: What will the new governance model need to address? And How? What will it look like? This was as part of the 6th Annual Seminar on Advancing Good Governance in International Development, held at Rhodes House, Oxford University on the 8th of June.
Speaking on some of the key policy challenges perceived by the civil society organisations that are supporting Syrian refugees in the UK, and the importance of rethinking the current system in relation to the empowerment and support of grass-root organisations and their role in addressing policy challenges and developing solutions around them.
The Panel included:
Idil Atak, Associate Professor at Ryerson University
Karen Jacobsen, Henry J. Leir Professor of Global Migration, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy
Surin Pitsuwan, Board Member of the Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue
Amaf Yousef, Development Coordinator of Rethink Rebuild Society
And the session was moderated Penny Lawrence, Deputy Chief Executive of Oxfam GB.