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April 29, 2014

Monday, April 28th, 2014

Hazara Event Apr 2014

Protecting Syrian Refugees

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

Protecting Syrian Refugees April4 (1)

The International Human Rights Clinical Program at the BU School of Law will give a report on
a two year research project focusing on the legal issues and problems that are creating barriers to
relief and protection for refugees fleeing Syria. The project focuses on the legal instruments that
govern this refugee flow in the most affected states: Lebanon, Jordan, Turkey, and Egypt.

Protecting Syrian Refugees April4

The Syrian Refugee Crisis and the Contiguous States–the workshop report is now available

Monday, March 31st, 2014

The January 31, 2014 workshop focused on the impact of the Syrian Refugee Crisis on the Contiguous States.  In addition, there were presentations on international law, sexual violence and the implications for Palestinian refugees.

Download the report here:  1April January 31 Workshop Final.  The editor was Louise Klann and the associate editor was Martha Lagace.  Thanks to both for their hard work and dedication.

Zaid al-Ali, The Struggle for Iraq’s Future

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

Zaid Al-Ali-FLYERWEDNESDAY, MARCH 26, 2014
5:00 PM
BOSTON UNIVERSITY TRUSTEE LOUNGE*
SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT, 9T H FLOOR
*ENTER AT 1 SILBER WA Y

REFRESHMENTS SERVED AT 4:30

February 11, 2014. Join a conversation with Iraqi UN Ambassador Mohammed al-Hakim

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014

Alhakim11 Silber Way on the 9th Floor.

The event starts at 5:00 P.M.

Come early for tea.

JANUARY 31 2014 9am to 4:30pm: Workshop on the Syrian Refugee Crisis at CURA, 10 Lenox Street, Brookline, MA

Tuesday, January 21st, 2014

IIS Announcements

Can Iraq be Saved?

Read the rapporteur's report from the November 19, 2014 lecture and listen to streaming audio.

Sexual and Gender Based Violence against Syrian Refugees

Read the just-published executive summary from the May 2, 2014, workshop.

The Syrian Refugee Crisis and the Contiguous States

Read the just-published report from the January 31, 2014, workshop.

Beth Murphy joins as Non-Resident Fellow

The Institute is please to announce the appointment of Beth Murphy as Non-Resident Visual Arts Fellow.

JANUARY 31 2014 9am to 4:30pm: Workshop on the Syrian Refugee Crisis

CURA, 10 Lenox Street

Brookline, MA

This workshop focuses on the impact of the Syrian refugee crisis on the contiguous countries: Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, and Turkey.

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