june, 2020

18jun3:00 pm4:00 amVirtual EventHome with Isha Sesay: Refugee Special3:00 pm - 4:00 am EST Event Organized By: UNHCR New York x Isha Sesay Country/Region:United StatesLanguage:EN

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“Home with Isha Sesay” will air a World Refugee Day special on 18 June, highlighting the refugee crisis’s current scale, providing the latest data, discussing shifting trends, and the most significant challenges affecting refugees. The special will highlight the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on refugees and their resilience and courage in responding to the global health pandemic. This episode features a variety of refugee voices, ranging from a young refugee midwife in Pakistan to a lifelong refugee teacher living in Kenya’s Dadaab Refugee Camp. The show also includes an interview with UNHCR’s Assistant High Commissioner for Protection Gillan Triggs and remarks by UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Barbara Hendricks.

Date: 18 June

Language: English


(Thursday) 3:00 pm - 4:00 am EST


UNHCR New York x Isha Sesay

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