The Foreign Policy Centre holds events to engage the public in debates around key international affairs issues. These include seminars, conferences, keynote speeches and expert roundtables. The majority of events will take place in London but the FPC will work with partners to hold events in other UK Cities and internationally.
This event will examine how countries, particularly in Europe, are making it more difficult for activists and others from the former Soviet Union who are at risk of persecution to seek refuge or secure asylum. It will discuss at the ways in which countries are increasingly sending those at risk back to their country of origin, sometimes misusing the concepts of ‘Internal Protection’ and ‘safe third countries’ . The event will explore the need for asylum systems to ...More info
Claire Rimmer Quaid, ECRE Senior Policy and Project Officer, European Council on Refugees and Exiles (ECRE)
Dr Leila Alieva, Academic Visitor, St Anthony’s College, University of Oxford
Dr Saipira Furstenberg, Postdoctoral fellow and Project Manager, Central Asian Political Exiles project, University of Exeter
Chair: Baroness Stern CBE, Secretary, All Party Parliamentary Group on Human Rights
Committee Room 5, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA