Programme & Presentations - ERN Networking Event - November 2013

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Thursday 7th November 2013

Welcome (UNHCR Europe Bureau)
  • Vincent Cochetel, UNHCR Europe Bureau
Introducing the project ‘Strengthening the response to emergency resettlement needs’
  • UNHCR/IOM/ICMC project coordination team
Panel 1: Emergency and Urgent Resettlement to Europe: Modalities, Challenges & Medical Cases Explained

Panel 2: The Syria Crisis and Europe’s Response

Moderated by: Emilie Wiinblad, UNHCR Europe Bureau

  • Perveen Ali, UNHCR HQ
  • Oskar Ekblad, Swedish Migration Board
  • Thomas Heek, Caritas Friedland
  • Christiane Welter, Office Luxembourgeois de l’Accueil et de l’Intégration (OLAI)
  • Ana Lopez Fontal, European Council on Refugees and Exiles (ECRE)


Friday 8th November 2013

Speed networking with the National Network Focal Points (NNFPs)

Introduction to the NNFPs, clarification and expectations of their role

  • Belgium CGRA, Ewout Adriaens
  • Czech Republic Burma Centre Prague, Sabe Amthor Soe
  • Finland Finnish Red Cross, Federico Ferrara
  • France Forum Réfugiés-COSI, Nadine Camp & France Terre D’Asile, Matthieu Tardis
  • Netherlands IOM, Mia McKenzie
  • Portugal Portuguese Refugee Council (CPR), Joao
  • Romania ADO SAH ROM, Irina Mihalcut
  • Spain Ministry of Employment and Social Security, Elena Alonso
  • Sweden Caritas, George Joseph
  • UK Refugee Action, Rob Clarke & Refugee Council, Charlotte Cooke
ETC Timisoara video (Romania) & short brief about ETC Humenne (Slovakia)
  • Video of ETC in Romania, click here to watch
  • Iveta Zrakova, Migration Office, Ministry of Interior of the Slovak Republic
Presentation of the Website
  • IOM/ICMC/UNHCR project coordination team
Break-out groups “Sharing information, knowledge and resources” & “Expanding the ERN membership and Future Actions”
  • Network Members