Council on Middle East Studies Colloquium: “The State of Statelessness in the Middle East”

Event time: 
Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 4:00pm
Sterling Law Buildings, Yale Law School, Room 122 See map
127 Wall Street
New Haven, CT 06520
Event description: 

The Council on Middle East Studies Colloquium presents:

Susan Akram, Clinical Professor of Law Boston at University School of Law.
Betsy Fisher, Policy Director at International Refugee Assistance Project.
Lindsay Jenkins, Assistant Protection Officer at United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.

“The State of Statelessness in the Middle East.”

This panel will address the evolving legal and protection challenges facing stateless individuals in the Middle East, where gender-discriminatory legal regimes and displacement from armed conflicts have left many individuals, particularly women and children, without access to education, healthcare, work, and travel due to their lack of national identity documentation.

Open to: 
General Public