Seminars / Conferences

Recognise Refugee Rights: Syria

We participated in an event on 29 February organised by Manchester University's Students Union titled 'Recognise Refugee Rights: Syria'. After the audience watched the documentary 'Departing: Arrivals' which interviews new Syrian refugees to Manchester, the audience heard from:


Workshop by Refugees Welcome Merseyside

Our Refugee Support Coordinator Amaf Yousef participated as a speaker in a workshop held by Refugees Welcome Merseyside in Liverpool on 27th February 2016. He shared stories and experiences that Syrians have had in Syria and in neighbouring countries and discussed how these experiences can affect their resettlement to the UK.


Juris North Presentation on Syria

On 24 February, our Advocacy and Policy Coordinator gave a presentation on Syria and the responsibility to protect to Juris North, an academic discussion group based in Manchester Metropolitan University.


Voices from Syria in University of Cambridge

Clare Politics, Cambridge University Amnesty International and POLIS organised a seminar at the University of Cambridge under the title: "Syria is not a civil war: a personal experience" on Tuesday 16 February 2016.


Conference on Resettlement of Syrian Refugees

Our Refugee Support Coordinator Amaf Yousef participated as a speaker at "Resettling Syrian Refugees : Delivering a multi-agency Resettlement programme in the East Midlands" held in BioCity, Nottingham on 11 February.