“Is the UK still compliant with the letter and the spirit of the 1951 UN Refugee treaty?
This event marks the 70th Anniversary of the UN Refugee Convention (also known as ‘the Geneva Convention of 1951’) and explores its relevance today.
It will ask whether the UK is still compliant with the letter and the spirit of the treaty, with speakers:
- Oliver Robertson from Quaker Peace & Social Witness.
- Larry Bottinick from UNHCR (the UN refugee agency).
- Priscilla Dudhia from Women for Refugee Women.
Followed by a Q&A.
This will be a hybrid online and in-person event (Birmingham).
It is organised by the Central England Quaker Area Meeting Peace Committee.
Please register via Eventbrite.”