Youth and the Global Refugee Crisis: A Day of Education and Action


WHEN May 13, 2017
1-6 PM WHERE NYU Abu Dhabi Saadiyat Island Campus WHO NYU Abu Dhabi Open to the Public

This event is open to students aged 16+ in the Abu Dhabi community and aims to highlight the role and impact that local youth can have on addressing one of the most pressing issues of the 21st century — the issue of forced displacement. Students will have the opportunity to learn about refugee issues from leading humanitarians in the field, to engage with other youth activists, and to think of ways that they can take action.

Keynote address by Mr. Toby Harward, Head of Office, UNHCR UN Refugee Agency

Please note this event is mixed gender and that the nature of the global crisis and plight of refugees may contain sensitive content and is recommended for mature students only.

Spaces are limited so please RSVP soon.

Hosted by
  • Office of Community Outreach, NYU Abu Dhabi
  • No Lost Generation, Student Initiative
  • UNHCR, The UN Refugee Agency

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