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Global Child Refugee Crisis: Call to Action

Millions of children around the world are facing dire situations of conflict, violence and insecurity. An expert panel of some of the world’s largest development/relief agencies has been convened to inform an action plan to mobilize the Yale community around the global child refugee crisis. Members of the Yale Faculty will also introduce ongoing initiatives on campus to engage with peace building and refugee relief efforts.


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For more information and if you wish to participate in the development of the Plan of Action working group, please contact: Angelica Ponguta, MPH, PhD / Yale Child Study Center /

This event is sponsored by the Yale Child Study Center, The Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale, the Yale Global Health Leadership Institute, and the Yale UNICEF Chapter.

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Experts urge Yale to take a leading role in the child refugee crisis

By Román Castellanos-Monfil
Oct 7, 2015 | As the global child refugee crisis intensifies, Yale convened experts from various global organizations on Oct. 5 to better understand the crisis, the challenges NGOs face, and how Yale can help address it.