- APAY News 1108.hwp (224.0K) 7회 다운로드 DATE : 2019-11-09 17:45:19
Global Summit on Refugees, Migration and Immigration
The World Alliance of YMCAs had organized the first Global Summit on, Refugees, Migration and Immigration, that took place in Baltimore, Maryland, USA from 30 September – 2 October at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum at Baltimore. Thirty-one YMCA leaders from across the world participated at the summit, representing various YMCAs who are actively involved in refugee, migration and immigration issues.
The Global Summit on Migration and Immigration aimed to assess our current contribution to the refugee and migrant crisis, to create a platform to encourage dialogue and learning best practices, a shared vision and strategic framework for enhanced coordination, communication, advocacy and innovation and establish a monitoring system to ensure our programs.
The summit was organized as a follow up process to the Resolution on Refugees, Immigration and Migration, adopted at the World Council Meetings at 2018.
↑ Mr. Carlos Sanvee, Secretary General of WA inaugurates the Summit
↑ Mr. Duncan Chowhdury, APAY Executive Secretary during panel discussions
Resource persons at the Summit were Mr. Luca Dall’Oglio - Chief of Mission, International Organization for Migration, Ms. Vanja Pantic-Oflazaglu - International Program Manager, Welcoming International, Ms. Joan Rosenhauer, Executive Director, Jesuit Refugee Services, USA and Mr. Andrew Selee, President, Migration Policy Institute. The participants also shared the work they have been doing in their respective YMCAs to address refugees and immigration issues and the challenges they are facing. Mr. Carlos Sanvee, Secretary General of the World Alliance of YMCAs and Ms. Lisa Kalivatsi from the World Alliance along with Mike Van Haelewyn from the International Group of Y-USA coordinated the program