Friday panels to discuss migrations of refugees and farm labourers

A mini-conference this afternoon—Friday, April 1—at Windsor Law will consider issues of refugee movements and labour migration.

Two panels will lead discussions in room G102, Ron W. Ianni Faculty of Law Building:

  • At noon, The Syrian Refugee Crisis: Causes and International Responses will feature Ghuna Bdiwi, Syrian human rights lawyer and doctoral student at Osgoode Hall Law School; Rana Khan, protection officer for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Canada; and Anneke Smit, Windsor law professor and chair of the Windsor Refugee Sponsorship Support Program.
  • At 1:45 p.m., Migrant Farm Workers’ Experiences in Canada will feature members of the farm worker advocacy group Justicia for Migrant Workers and Windsor law professor Claire Mummé.

The event is presented by the Transnational Law and Justice Network in collaboration with the Windsor Law Refugee Crisis Response Steering Committee, Justicia for Migrant Workers, the UWindsor chapter of the Canadian Association of Refugee Lawyers and the Windsor Law International Law Society.

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