- Refugee Crisis: Jordan’s hosting of 1.4 million Syrian refugees
- Speaker: Ian Holland # Senior Advisor for the United Nations (UNDP) & the Jordanian Government; Introduced by: Jamie Allinson # Politics and International Relations; Hosted by: Centre for Security Research (CeSeR) and Students Baha’i Society # TBC
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- Date and Time
- 22nd Oct 2018 17:30 - 22nd Oct 2018 19:00
- 50 George Sq., Lecture Theatre G.03
Jordan has a population of 9.6 m, but tops refugee-hosting-countries with a total of 2.7 m refugees, 1.4 m from Syria. Jordan is an upper-middle-income country; its limited resources need strategic planning to enable a responsible response to the refugees
Senior Advisor for the United Nations (UNDP) & the Jordanian Government
Former Deputy Country Director UNDP in Afghanistan, Lao PDR, Libya, & held positions including at Bureau of
Crisis Response Recovery at UNDP HQ.
Ian will discuss the processes and challenges involved, and his personal journey undertaking this work.