World Refugee Day: a broader perspective in time of turmoil
Initiatives of Change UK

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Tue 20/06/2017 from 18h30 to 22h00/strike>

Initiatives of Change UK
24 Greencoat Place
SW1P 1RD London
United Kingdom
#Migration and the #refugee crisis continue to dominate the #political agenda causing fear, #populist rhetoric, hatred and division in our communities. A new and positive narrative is emerging to counteract the disunity, mistrust and #conflict in our nation. Come and celebrate #WorldRefugeeDay with our inspirational panellist of speakers in a joint effort to respond creatively to the wider debate. Each one of us can play a part in changing the narrative. Speakers at this event will include:
Ulrike Schmidt, Amnesty International UK, Country Coordinator for Eastern and Central Europe
Marguerite Horner, International Artist
Ben Magnolis, Co-founder and Executive Director of The Grange
Gibril Faal OBE, Director of Africa-Europe Diaspora Development Platform (ADEPT)
There will be special Iftar dinner to celebrate the last days of #Ramadan where both Muslim and non-Muslim friends will break bread together. There will be #music from one of the most prominent African artists on the world stage, Jean Paul Samputu. He is a #peaceactivist travelling the world to spread the message of forgiveness and reconciliation through music.
When: Tuesday 20 June 6.30pm refreshments 7pm start, 10.00pm end
Free entry, all donation welcome
RSVP: Email (link sends e-mail) or call 020 7798 6000. Please book early as space is limited to 100.
This is an Initiatives of Change event in partnership with International Centre for Eritrean Refugees and Asylum Seekers (ICERAS), Next Century Foundation, Light Project International and Bright Future Foundation.