Refugee

Workshop On Gender Responsiveness In Migration Resilience

Building Migration Resilience In Cities Partnership (BMRC/IRMU) in collaboration with International Migration Research Centre (BMRC/IRMU) and the Balsillie School Of International Affairs (BSIA) are organizing a workshop on Fostering Gender Responsiveness In Migration Resilience, Research, and Action.

The workshop will focus on: gender-responsiveness and intersectionality, and fostering resilience among newcomers in the region.

Emphasis will be laid  on temporary migrants (low and high skill), international students, and refugee claimants.

Former Sudanese refugee bridges cultures through food

ChekNews - William Goldiet fled Sudan in 1994 and lived, initially, as an illegal migrant in Lebanon.

“If I remained [in Sudan], I don’t know if I could have been alive today or if I would’ve been dead,” Goldiet said. “Because I know many people who lost their lives.”

He became a refugee shortly after arriving in Beirut and spent the next 15-and-a-half years of his life in Lebanon.

Finally, two churches sponsored him to come to Canada.

How to prepare for Month 13 webinar

What should sponsors consider when the sponsorship period comes to an end?

When should they start preparing for month 13?

Moreover, what services and financial assistance are available to newcomers once they are “left on their own”?

These are the kind of questions that the Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) will try to answer through a webinar.

Date: Tuesday, 30th of october, 2018

Time: 1:00 p.m to 2:30 p.m

Rainbow Railroad information night to help LGBTQI refugees from East Africa

The increase of violence against LGBTQI people in Uganda has led to a number of people fleeing to neighboring countries.

There are around hundreds of people in refugee camps who identify as LGBTQI to date.

Many of them are regularly harassed and at times attacked by fellow refugees because of their sexual orientation.

To help those refugees who are in grave danger, the Rainbow Railroad is organizing an information night.

Date: Thursday, 11th of October 2018

Webinar: Introduction to Canada's Refugee Sponsorship Programs

Are you considering to sponsor a refugee but do not know how to go about it?

The Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) is organizing a webinar on the different sponsorship options.

Date: Tuesday, 2nd of October 2018

Time: 1:00 p.m to 2:00 p.m

Please click here to register.  

 


Testing our Tolerance: The journey from foreign refugee camps to Canada’s rival political camps

Ever wanted to learn more about the experiences of a foreign correspondent to refugee camps abroad and his opinion on the resettlement of refugees in Canada? Well, wait no longer!
 
Ryerson Centre for Immigration and Settlement is organizing a presentation on this subject.
 
Date: Thursday 4th of October 2018
Time: 12:30 p.m to 1:30 p.m
Location: Sally Horsfall Eaton Centre (6th Floor), Toronto