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“A Conversation on the Global Migration Crisis and Human Rights”

September 30, 2016

Migrants at sea on a boat heading to Europe

Join us on Friday, Oct. 14 interact, to learn and share your ideas on ways to improve the current global migration framework. This conference will explore evolving trends in international migration crises, with a focus on root causes and the role of government and non-profit actors.

A graphic illustrator will depict key themes and ideas.

A Conversation on the Global Migration Crisis and Human Rights”

When: Friday, October 14, 2016, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. Reception to follow.

Where: Walker Ames Room (Room 225) at Kane Hall

Featured speakers include migration and refugee experts from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Georgetown University, Human Rights Watch, International Rescue Committee, University of Washington, Mercy Corps, University of Victoria and University of Michigan, among others.

This event is free and open to the public but registration is required. Join us for all or part of the Conversation. To register, visit the Global Migration Conversation. To learn more about this conference and view a schedule, visit the Global Migration Conversation Information Page or email

This event is made possible through the generous support of The Henry M. Jackson Foundation and is co-sponsored by UW’s Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, Center for Global Studies, Center for Human Rights and Center for West European Studies.

To request disability accommodation contact the Disability Services Office at least ten days in advance at: (206) 543-6450/V, (206) 543-6452/TTY, (206) 685-7264 (FAX), or


This publication was made possible in part by a grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York. The statements made and views expressed are solely the responsibility of the author.

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