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

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

Chatham House, London

Participants

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

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Overview

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.

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