Refugee Council Conference- Children & Young People in the asylum system

Organization: Refugee Council

Event Date/Time: Oct 10, 2012 / 9:30 am - (GMT) End Date/Time: Oct 10, 2012 / 5:00 pm - (GMT)
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Description

The conference will explore the challenges of working with separated children in the asylum system.

There will be keynote sessions by:

Lia Killham- a Children's Champion from the UKBA

Nev Jeffries- Head of International Tracing and Message Services from British Red Cross

A young person- taking of personal experience of being separated child in the system

Prof Ravi Kohli- Professor from the University of Bedfordshire

Nadine Finch- a Barrister from Garden Court Chambers

Deborah Harris- Acting CEO from Refugee Council

With Expert Sessions on:

1. Age Assessment- how to make your age assessment lawful and achieve best practice

2. Trafficked Children- Identifying and safeguarding trafficked children

3. Preparing a Human Rights Assessment for refused young people

4. Making decisions on children's asylum claims

Venue

Organizations

Refugee Council