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2:00 pm

[Livestream] A future for the world’s children

February 19 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Free

February 19th will see the launch of a major new report on child health and well-being by an independent WHO-UNICEF-Lancet Commission.  Entitled A future for the world’s children?, this is the first comprehensive, independent report to reposition every aspect of child health through the lens of our rapidly changing climate and other existential threats. It is the result of […]

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5:00 pm

Michael Hallsworth on “The Future of Behavioural Insights”

February 19 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Free

SYNOPSIS: Michael Hallsworth is one of the world’s top experts on developing new ways of improving government and society, particularly by applying behavioral economics to public policy. The Behavioural Insights Team where he works is a unique company. It started life inside No 10 Downing Street as the world’s first government institution dedicated to the application of […]

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6:00 pm

ILL-egal Bodies: Xenophobia, Immigration & HIV

February 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Free

Immigrating or escaping violence in one's home country are already difficult processes due to xenophobic, racist and other inequitable immigration policies. This hardship thickens for immigrants and refugees living with HIV. For 10 minutes each, Dr. Josephine Pui-Hui Wong and Gerardo Betancourt (bios below) present on how xenophobia and serophobia (fear of people living with […]

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[Panel Discussion] Criminalizing Refuge & Solidarity

February 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Panel discussion on criminalizing refugees with Professor François Crépeau, Rachel Kiddell-Monroe and Hany Shokair. About this Event Join us for a panel discussion with leading experts on criminalization of refugees, migrants and aid workers. While global forced displacement is hitting record high, states have increasingly implemented restrictive measures as part of their security agenda that […]

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