Meeting of the Warsaw Process Working Group on Humanitarian Issues and Refugees
The Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, with the support of the Alexandre de Gusmão Foundation (FUNAG), held on February 4-6, in Brasilia, a meeting of the Warsaw Process Working Group on Humanitarian Issues and Refugees. The Group was established on the occasion of the Warsaw Conference to Promote a Future of Peace and Security in the Middle East, held in February 2019, which originated the denomination “Warsaw Process”.
The opening session of the Working Group, on February 4, was attended by Brazil’s Foreign Minister, Ambassador Ernesto Araújo; Poland’s Foreign Minister, Jacek Czaputowicz, and United States’ Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees and Migration, Richard Albright.
Panels on several themes took place on February 5 and 6, with emphasis on the protection and education of children in humanitarian responses to crises and forced displacement in the Middle East. The panels were attended by representatives of countries in the region and of international organizations, as well as experts and civil society entities with recognized experience in the subject.
Here are some of the presentations exhibited at the meeting:
- Mr. Juan Francisco Espinosa Palacios, Director General of the Special Administrative Unit (Colombia Migration);
- Mr. Mutazz Khasawneh, Minister-Counselor, Embassy of the Kingdom of Jordan in Brasilia;
- Ms. Jennifer Roberts, Senior Advisor for Education in Emergencies (UNHCR);
- Ms. Thais Braga, Project Manager at the AVSI (Brazil);
- Mr. Ismail Chekkori, Director of Global Issues (MFA – Morocco);
- Dr. Mustafa Al-Saed, Secretary General of the Royal Charity Organization (Bahrain);
- Ms. Lama Yazbeck, Executive Director, Himaya (Lebanon);
- Mr. Charbel Chidiac, Education Specialist, Word Vision (Lebanon).
Watch the video of the opening session, with Brazil’s Foreign Minister, Ambassador Ernesto Araújo; Poland’s Foreign Minister, Jacek Czaputowicz, and United States’ Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees and Migration, Richard Albright.
Photos: Ricardo Padue.
See more photos of the event on Flickr.