18-5

June-July

Global Ethics and Refugee Policy

June 18 - June 24, 2017 Geneva, Switzerland

June 24 - July 5, 2017 Thessaloniki, Greece

Directed by Dr. Lyn Boyd-Judson for the Oxford Consortium for Human Rights. 

This unique consortium seminar featured a week-long workshop in Geneva with lectures from leading international organizations working in the field of migration and refugee policy, then service-learning and site visits with refugee organizations in Greece.

 

Meetings in Geneva were held for one week at the Graduate Institute, Geneva, the oldest international relations institute in the world, and included briefings with the ICRC, United Nations, United Nations High Commission for Refugees, International Organization for Migrants, and the World Health Organization. 

 

TOPICS: 

  • Migrants 

  • Refugee healthcare

  • Economic security 

  • Sexual violence 

  • Humantarian policy 

 

Following Geneva, students spent ten days in Thessalonoki, Greece. This part of the seminar featured service-learning, site visits, and lectures from organizations providing on-the-ground aid, plus meetings with academics, journalists, and government officials wil held in the evenings.

 

Lectures and meetings in Geneva were organized in collaboration with Dr. Hugo Slim, Head of Global Policy for the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). Meetings will include briefings with the ICRC, United Nations, United Nations High Commission for Refugees, International Organization for Migrants, and the World Health Organization. Dr. Cheyney Ryan and Dr. David Rodin, Fellows of the Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict, also lectured and participated in these meetings.

Seminar

June 18th, 2017- July 5, 2017

Geneva, Switzerland and Thessaloniki, Greece

Download Geneva and Greece Program

Speakers

Hugo Slim, Head of Policy and Humanitarian Diplomacy Division, International Committee of the Red Cross
Cheyney Ryan, Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law, and Armed Conflict, Director of Human Rights Programs
Vincent Chetail, Director of the Global Migration Centre and Professor of International Law
Elizabeth Rushing, Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre, senior advisor on conflict
Gilles Carbonnier, Professor of Development Economics, Graduate Institute, Geneva
Catherine-Lune Grayson, International Committee of the Red Cross
Tuesday Reitano, Deputy Director, Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime
Bradford Smith, Office of High Commissioner of Human Rights, Geneva
David Mwambari, United States International University–Africa (Nairobi)
David Rodin, Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law, and Armed Conflict
George Fourlas, Hampshire College
Jesse Slim, Utopia 56
Anna Evans-Goldstein, University of Southern California, former head of volunteers, Elpida Home
Joel Hernandez, Elpida Home
Michelle Klein Solomon, Director of the Migration Policy and Research Department at the International Organization for Migration