Round table discussion - Migrants and refugees in Cyprus

Cyprus : Round table discussion - Migrants and refugees in Cyprus

A round table discussion organised by the Embassy of Switzerland in Nicosia.

Discussions will deal with the challenges, experiences and prospects from the eyes of humanitarian actors.

Open to the public

- Mrs Katja Savarimuthu, UNHCR Representative in Cyprus
- Mrs Christina Kapartis, Director General, Cyprus Red Cross Society
- Dr Nicos Trimikliniotis, Professor, School of Humanities & Social Sciences, Department of Social Sciences, University of Nicosia
- Mrs Burcu Mahmutoglu, Project Coordinator, Strengthening Asylum, SOS Children’s Village
- Introduction by Dr Pierre-Yves Fux, Ambassador of Switzerland

The discussion will close with a reception hosted by the Ambassador of Switzerland.

The event is being held in conjunction with the screenings of the award winning documentary film, ELDORADO (2018) by Markus Imhoof on the humanitarian crisis of refugees within the framework of the Weeks of the German language:

- Friday, 8 November 2019, 21h / Cine Studio, Nicosia
- Monday, 11 November 2019, 20.30h / Theatro Skala, Larnaca

Photo: Newly built Housing Centre for asylum seeekers in front of the UNHCR Headquarters, Geneva, Switzerland


Thursday, October 31st, 2019
Time: 18:00 - 20:00


28 Marcou Dracou Street
Opposite Ledra Palace
Nicosia, Nicosia 1102, Cyprus
Phone: 22445740


Free entrance


Embassy of Switzerland
Phone: 22466806

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