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Video: A Public Forum - Ottawa's local response to a global refugee crisis

March 22, 2016
Nico Koenig

Refugee 613, UNHCR Canada and the Centre for International Policy Studies joined the New United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Mr. Filippo Grandi for an interactive evening of connecting local to global on March 21, 2016.

Mr. Grandi is the man in charge of the UN Agency tasked with maintaining the safety and survival of refugees worldwide.

The discussion was moderated by Louisa Taylor, Director of Refugee 613, on the many challenges Mr. Grandi faces in fulfilling his mandate, and how the people of Ottawa are responding to the global refugee crisis.