IOM Refugee Information Session- Syria

IOM Refugee Information Session- Syria

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COSLA

19 Haymarket Yards

Edinburgh

EH12 5BH

United Kingdom

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Since 2016, IOM (International Organisation for Migration) has been delivering Refugee Information Sessions to local authorities and receiving communities across the UK. By exploring refugees' perspectives, experiences and needs, host communities can increase their understanding and adapt their support to be even more effective by earning the buy- in of these they seek to assist.

The session is CPD- certified and will be tailored to the needs and interests of participants. The workshop is aimed towards frontline workers of local authorities and partner organisations who deliver support to resettled families coming from Syria.

The topics will include:

- modern and ancient history of Syria

- geography, demographics, religions and cultural groups

- cultural traditions

- health and education system in the country

- displacement and the humanitarian crisis

- experiences of resettled refugees

- cultural adjustment experiences


If you have any queries, please contact Ania: annat@cosla.gov.uk