Past eventResearch Event

The Refugee Convention at 60: Closing the Gap between Aspirations and Practice

24 March 2011 - 5:30pm to 6:45pm

Chatham House, London


Erika Feller, Assistant High Commissioner for Protection, UNHCR
Kris Pollet, Senior Legal and Policy Officer, European Council on Refugees and Exiles
Chair: Elizabeth Wilmshurst, Associate Fellow, International Law



To mark the 60th anniversary of the Refugee Convention, the speakers will discuss whether the existing arrangements are adequate to meet challenges new and old.

A forthcoming Chatham House briefing paper will look at refugee protection in Europe. Read the paper here.

A reception will be held from 18:45-19:30.