Conference "Eritrea and the Ongoing Refugee Crisis"

Start date: 
19 Oct 2017

Along with The Eritrean Movement for Democracy and Human Rights, EEPA, Förderverein Pro Asyl e.V., Connection e.V., and the Eritrean Law Society, and in cooperation with the Representation of the State of Hessen to the European Union, War Resisters’ International, is co-organising the event below.

SAVE THE DATE: Brussels, October 19th, 2017

Dear Sir/Madam,

We are pleased to invite you to the conference ‘Eritrea and the Ongoing Refugee Crisis’ which will be held October 19th, 2017 in Brussels. The conference will highlight the worsening Eritrean refugee crisis and the need for protection of Eritrean asylum seekers in host EU countries. It builds on the major findings and recommendations of the UN commission of inquiry (COI) on human rights in Eritrea.

Eritrean experts as well as international experts on Eritrea, among others Fr. Mussie Zerai, Prof. Gaim Kibreab, Dr. Daniel Mekonnen, Dr. Sarah Ogbay, Selam Kidane, Dawit Mesfin and Adulwasie Shimondi are going to analyze and discuss:

  • The Human Rights Situation in Eritrea
  • Challenges of Eritrean Asylum Seekers in the European Union
  • Conscription, Forced Labour and Gender Perspectives
  • The Refugee Crisis: Needs and Perspectives

The conference will be held in English, Tigrinya and Arabic.

Date and Time

Thursday, October 19th, 2017, 9.30am - 5pm

Location

Representation of the State of Hessen to the European Union: 21, Rue Montoyer, 1000 Brussels, Belgium

Contact

If you have any questions, please contact us at

ConferenceEritrea2017(at)Connection-eV.org

Organisers

The Eritrean Movement for Democracy and Human Rights, EEPA, Förderverein Pro Asyl e.V., Connection e.V., War Resisters’ International, the Eritrean Law Society, and in cooperation with the Representation of the State of Hessen to the European Union.

Register at https://goo.gl/sDSDrw

Registration required. Admission free. Donations are welcomed to the account of Connection e.V., IBAN DE48 3702 0500 0007 0857 00, SWIFT/BIC BFSWDE33XXX. Keyword: Eritrea

More information can be found at

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