Geneva, Switzerland and Thessaloniki, Greece (Refugee Camp)
Organized and directed by Dr. Lyn Boyd-Judson
Meetings in Geneva will be held for one week at the Graduate Institute, Geneva, the oldest international relations institute in the world, and will include briefings with the ICRC, United Nations, United Nations High Commission for Refugees, International Organization for Migrants, and the World Health Organization.
Following Geneva, students will spend ten days Thessalonoki, Greece. This part of the seminar featured service-learning, site visits, and lectures from organizations providing on-the-ground aid, plus meetings with academics, journalists, and government officials will be held in the evenings.
Lectures and meetings in Geneva are organized in collaboration with Dr. Hugo Slim, Head of Global Policy for the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). Meetings will include briefings with the ICRC, United Nations, United Nations High Commission for Refugees, International Organization for Migrants, and the World Health Organization. Dr. Cheyney Ryan and Dr. David Rodin, Fellows of the Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict, will also lecture and participate in these meetings.
Hugo Slim, Head of Policy and Humanitarian Diplomacy Division, International Committee of the Red Cross
Cheyney Ryan, Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law, and Armed Conflict, Director of Human Rights Programs
Vincent Chetail, Director of the Global Migration Centre and Professor of International Law
Elizabeth Rushing, Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre, senior advisor on conflict
Gilles Carbonnier, Professor of Development Economics, Graduate Institute, Geneva
Catherine-Lune Grayson, International Committee of the Red Cross
Tuesday Reitano, Deputy Director, Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime
Bradford Smith, Office of High Commissioner of Human Rights, Geneva
David Mwambari, United States International University–Africa (Nairobi)
David Rodin, Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law, and Armed Conflict
George Fourlas, Hampshire College
Jesse Slim, Utopia 56
Anna Evans-Goldstein, University of Southern California, former head of volunteers, Elpida Home
Joel Hernandez, Elpida Home
Michelle Klein Solomon, Director of the Migration Policy and Research Department at the International Organization for Migration