CONFLICT, CRISES, AND REFUGEES: Rotary's Potential Contributions
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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.
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 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 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.
Rotary Club of Metro Bethesda - Rotary Club of Washingtong Global - Rotary Fellowship for Global Development - Rotary Action Group on Refugees, Forced Displacements and Migrations