Topic: HUMANITARIAN IMPACT OF THE WAR IN UKRAINE: RESPONSE FROM UNIVERSITIES

Date: Wednesday, 20 April 2022 

Time: 10am to 11am [New York time]

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Objective: This briefing will review the multidimensional response from institutions of higher education in assisting those in need due to the war in Ukraine, thus contributing to addressing the humanitarian impact and challenges caused by the conflict. It will also provide an overview of the situation on the ground and the response from the United Nations.

Presenters:

  • Dana Sleiman, Senior Communications Officer, New York Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees - UNHCR
  • Lukács Eszter, Vice-Rector for International Affairs, Széchenyi István University (Hungary)
  • Luciana Ghica, Director of the Center for International Cooperation and Development Studies, University of Bucharest (Romania)
  • Daryna Petryk, Coordinator of the Student Help Desk, Lazarski University (Poland)
  • Puja Subramanian, Equality and Diversity Executive at De Montfort Students' Union, and Philippa Manning, Student Opportunities Coordinator (Volunteering and Recognition) at De Montfort Students' Union, De Montfort University (United Kingdom)