UFV to hold forum on global refugee crisis

Session takes place Tuesday at the Abbotsford campus

University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) holds a free public forum on Tuesday, Oct. 27 to discuss the current refugee crisis.

The forum, called Caring About Crisis: What We can Learn from the Global Refugee Crisis, runs form 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the student union building on the Abbotsford campus, 33844 King Rd.

The forum panel includes Fiona MacDonald, an assistant professor in the UFV political science department, as moderator.

Other panel members are: Tamara O’Doherty (criminology), Steven Schroeder (peace and conflict studies), Hayli Millar (criminology), Hamish Telford (political science), Cherie Enns (global development studies), Edward Akuffo (political science), Robert Harding (social work), and Nicola Mooney (social cultural and media studies).

It will also include Dardana Sushka of Abbotsford Community Services and Sonja Klotz of Oxfam UFV.

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