Fri, Sep 18 | Webinar

CONFLICT, CRISES, AND REFUGEES: Rotary's Potential Contributions

Ramu Damodaran is Deputy Director for Partnerships and Public Engagement in the United Nations Department of Public Information’s Outreach Division.
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CONFLICT, CRISES, AND REFUGEES: Rotary's Potential Contributions

Time & Location

Sep 18, 2020, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM EDT
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About the Event

Ramu Damodaran is Deputy Director for Partnerships and Public Engagement in  the United Nations Department of Public Information’s Outreach Division.  He was earlier Chief of its Civil Society Service.His responsibilities  focus particularly on outreach to, and partnerships with,  the non-governmental, academic and private sector constituencies, as  well as to the general public. Earlier assignments include the  Departments of Peacekeeping and Special Political Questions, as well as  the Executive Office of the Secretary-General.

Panel:

Lucienne Heyworth

Lucienne  Heyworth is a Rotary Peace Fellow who has worked with migrants and  refugees in her native Australia, and with displaced persons and young  people affected by conflict and disaster in the Middle East and North  Africa.

Paul Mushaho

Paul  Mushaho is a social entrepreneur and humanitarian activist. A refugee  from the Navikale settlement in Uganda, he founded the settlement’s  Freedom Center and Rotaract club. He has received several awards for his  work.

Cristal Montañéz

Cristal  Montañéz is a member of the Rotary E-Club of Houston. A native Venezuelan, she coordinates the Hope for Venezuelan Refugees project which distributes meals to Venezuelan refugees and other migrants in  Colombia.

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Co Sponsors

Rotary Club of Metro Bethesda - Rotary Club of Washingtong Global - Rotary Fellowship for Global Development - Rotary Action Group on Refugees, Forced Displacements and Migrations

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