A panel discussion with:
Mr. Ashraf El Nour, Permanent Observer of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) to the UN
Ms. Mary Jo Frawley, Field nurse for Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)
Mr. Philip Spoerri, Permanent Observer of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) to the UN
Ms. Joan Timoney, Senior Director of Advocacy and External Relations of the Women's Refugee Commission
This panel discussion, hosted by the American Red Cross in Greater New York, will highlight the humanitarian implications of the European Migrant/Refugee Crisis. These distinguished panelists, each with their own unique perspective, will discuss an array of topics including their organizations’ respective work on the ground to address the emergency, International Humanitarian Law considerations, and advocacy efforts at the UN.