7-8 JUNE 2017 / Tour & Taxis / Brussels

Innovative and effective approaches to refugee employment

Innovative and effective approaches to refugee employment

The IDA 18th and the UNHCR-World Bank Partnership

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Wednesday, June 7, 2017 -
16:15 to 17:30
This session will present results and lessons learned from four innovative and effective initiatives enabling and fostering refugee employment. Janet Heisey will be presenting results from Graduation Approach pilots in refugee contexts. Heidi Christ will introduce MADE51, which is a model connecting refugee artisans with global markets. Lorenz Isler will be sharing IKEA Switzerland’s inspiring approach to and experiences with refugee employment. The International Labour Organization's Guiding Principles on Access of Refugees and other Forcibly Displaced Persons to the Labour Market will be introduced.

Organised by

  • Moderator
    Ziad Ayoubi
    Senior Livelihoods Officer/Head of the Livelihoods Unit
    United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
  • Heidi Christ
    Artisan value Chain Expert
    United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
  • Claire Courteille-Mulder
    Director of the ILO Office for the European Union and the Benelux countries
    International Labour Organisation
  • Janet Heisey
    Director of Technical and Strategic Alliances
    Trickle Up
  • Lorenz Isler
    Sustainability Manager
    IKEA Switzerland
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