Sunday, March 17, 2013

Jacopo Giorgi (UN High Commissioner for Refugees), 'Mixed Flows in Southern Europe. Lampedusa and Beyond' - Thursday 21 March 2013, 5pm.

It's my pleasure to invite you to this upcoming lecture:

UCL Centre for Intercultural Studies
UCL Migration Research Unit

Jacopo Giorgi (Protection Associate – UN High Commissioner for Refugees)
Mixed Flows in Southern Europe. Lampedusa and Beyond

Thursday 21 March 2013, 5pm.
UCL, 20 Gordon Street, London,
WC1H 0AJ London
room: Christopher Ingold G21 Ramsay LT

chair: Federica Mazzara (UCL SELCS)


Jacopo Giorgi began his professional career with UN High Commissioner for Refugees in 2003 in Bosnia and Herzegovina where he worked on facilitating return of refugees and displaced persons and supporting projects aimed at creating a framework for asylum in the country. In 2006-2007 he ran a training projects on protection of civilians in conflict for the African Union Mission (AMIS) staff engaged in Darfur (Sudan) on behalf of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR). At the internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) of the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) he dedicated himself to popularizing the African Union Convention for the protection and assistance of internally displaced persons , also known as the Kampala Convention. Since 2007 is at the UNHCR Regional Representation for Southern Europe, where he has been covering various positions on the Italian territory.

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