[Aaus-list] April 20, 2015 - Humanitarian Crisis in Ukraine: Impact and Solutions

Mark R Andryczyk ma2634 at columbia.edu
Wed Apr 15 17:59:35 EDT 2015


Humanitarian Crisis in Ukraine: Impact and Solutions



Monday, April 20th, 6 – 7:45pm

Columbia University, IAB building, room 501B



*Organizers*: The Columbia Human Right Graduate Group, SIPA Human Rights
Working Group, Ukrainian Students Society at Columbia, Ukrainian Studies
Program at Columbia, NGO Razom, and NGO EU Association



Devastating humanitarian crisis in the middle of Europe, eastern Ukraine,
has currently *displaced nearly 2 million people*, including *1.2 million
internally displaced people* and *775,250 refugees* in the neighboring
countries. What is the extent of the crisis? How can we come together
to alleviate
the suffering of millions displaced people in Ukraine? What is the role of
the UN and European Union to end the humanitarian disaster?



Join us for panel discussion with:



*Mr. Udo Janz, the UNHCR (the UN Refugee Agency) director*, who will be
discussing the refugee issues, emergency and crisis intervention programs,
and Ukraine's current and long-term situation.



*Mr. Jesus Diaz Carazo*, first secretary of humanitarian affairs at the *EU
delegation to the UN*, will speak on the EU humanitarian action in Ukraine.



*Mr. Dragan Markovich*, *Emergency Officer at UNICEF*, overlooks UNICEF
Ukraine's response to the issues on the ground.



This event is co-sponsored by the Columbia Human Right Graduate Group, SIPA
Human Rights Working Group, Ukrainian Students Society at Columbia,
Ukrainian Studies Program at Columbia, NGO Razom, and NGO EU Association.



*Reception to follow. *

For More Information please contact:

*Olya Yarychkivska*
*Board member and Secretary*
*Razom*
*olya at razomforukraine.org <olya at razomforukraine.org>*
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