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According to UNHCR, less than one percent of the more than 26.4 million refugees worldwide are resettled each year. Only 3% of refugees have access to higher education compared to the 37% global higher education access rate. This webinar aims to shed light on this global crisis and discuss innovative and collaborative solutions to respond to it.
- HaEun Kim, Program Administrator, Borderless Higher Education for Refugees - Faculty of Education, York University
- Michael Casasola, Senior Resettlement Officer, UNHCR
- Katharine Im-Jenkins, Chief Programs Officer, World University Service of Canada (WUSC)
- Phyllis Mureu, Executive Director, Windle International Kenya (WIK)
Moderated by: Sunand Sharma, Associate Dean, Community Citizenship and Student Leadership & Engagement – Sheridan
UNHCR, refugees, education, higher education, access to higher education, global crisis
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Kim, HaEun; Casasola, Michael; Im-Jenkins, Katharine; Mureu, Phyllis; and Sharma, Sunand, "Webinar: Internationalization and Refugee Education" (2021). CGEI Events. 5.