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World Refugee Day

'Micropolis'

Originally Aired: Friday, June 19, 2020

Images provided by the talent. Clockwise from Top: Nhial Deng, Hala Haj Taleb, Ruvendrini Menikdiwela, Asif Safdary and Alsarah

Overview

In anticipation of the official World Refugee Day (June 20), we present an afternoon of enlightening live conversations, culminating in a special performance by members of Alsarah & the Nubatones. 

Together with the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), WNYC reporter Matt Katz will first be joined by the UNHCR Director in New York Ruvendrini Menikdiwela, who will offer the first glimpses from the Global Trends Report. We’ll then pivot to a discussion with refugee activists Hala Haj Taleb, Asif Safdary and Nhial Deng, who will share their stories from the front lines of the COVID-19 response.

 

Micropolis is part of The Greene Space’s ongoing NEXT New York Conversation series. Leadership support is provided by:Met-Life-Foundation

 

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