Webinar - Blended Visa Office Referred Program & the Congolese Refugees

The Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) is hosting a webinar on the Blended Visa Office Referred (BVOR) program and the Congolese Refugees

Jonathan Porter, a former Resettlement Expert deployee with the UNHCR, who worked in resettlement operations in Kenya, Chad, South Africa and Rwanda, where he interviewed and referred Congolese refugees for resettlement, will share his experiences.

The webinar will include:

  • A brief description of the profiles of Congolese refugees, including those selected for resettlement
  • Information on the main countries of asylum for Congolese refugees
  • Discussion on the prospects of durable solutions, including resettlement, for Congolese refugees
  • An explanation of how sponsors can help resettle these refugees through the BVOR program

 Note: If you prefer to ask questions in French, you are more than welcome to do so during the question and answer period.

Date: Wednesday August 9, 2017
Time:  2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. EST.

To register for this webinar, please click here