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Jan 14 in #DC: @UNHCRDC 2014 New Year Meeting with NGOs

January 10, 2014

via Lindsay Jenkins, UNHCR-Washington: You are invited to attend 

4815unhcr_logoUnited Nations High Commission for Refugees-Washington

2014 New Year Meeting with NGOs*

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

8:30 to 11:30 AM

Organization of American States

Ruben Dario Room, 8th floor

1889 F Street N.W. (Corner of 19th & F)

Washington, D.C. 20006

As we begin a new year, UNHCR’s Regional Office for the USA and Caribbean invites you to join us as we gather with NGO partners for an overview of plans and priorities for 2014. We will have the opportunity to introduce new staff, discuss the structure and roles of the various Regional Office units, and briefly present our 2014 advocacy plans and priorities on both global and domestic issues. We will welcome initial feedback on these priorities and look forward to opportunities to enhance our joint advocacy throughout the year.

The agenda is as follows:

8:30-9:00         Coffee and Pastries

9:00-10:00       UNHCR Presentations

  • Welcome and Overview of Regional Office Washington
  • External Relations and Communications
  • Caribbean
  • U.S. Protection (including detention, ATD and the credible and reasonable fear processes)
  • Resettlement

10:00-11:30     Discussion

Please RSVP to Katie Ryan (Ryan@unhcr.org) by January 10.  We hope you can join us!

* There will be a call-in option available for people who can’t attend in person. Contact Lindsay Jenkins jenkinsl@unhcr.org for more information. 

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