Windsor Law, Canadian Association of Refugee Lawyers — uWindsor, and The Transnational Law & Justice Network are excited to welcome Mr. Jean-Nicolas Beuze, the UNHCR Representative to Canada, to Windsor Law on Monday, March 20th in Right Wing Moot (Room 2100). The title of the talk is «Nationalism and The Global Refugee Crisis.»
Mr. Beuze brings more than 19 years of international humanitarian and human rights experience, having worked with various United Nations Agencies including the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, the Department of Peacekeeping Operations, and the United Nations Children’s Fund. Most recently, he was the UNHCR Deputy Representative for Protection in Lebanon where he led the Inter-Agency Coordination for the refugees and resilience response plan between the Government of Lebanon, UN agencies and NGO partners, and donor countries. Mr. Beuze has been involved in on-the ground field operations, such as resettlement efforts for Syrian refugees in Lebanon to Canada.
This talk will serve as a great opportunity to hear about Canada's role in international humanitarian crises, learn more about the functions of the UNHCR field work, and to meet Mr. Beuze and welcome him to Canada. We look forward to having you join us. Lunch will be served.