How to Plan a Refugee Camp

CCWA’s popular How to Plan a Refugee Camp event is back for a third time! Paul Frankmann, a former Exploring Humanitarian Law trainer at the American Red Cross, will lead a hands-on workshop analyzing humanitarian law and the policies that protect refugees and internally displaced persons, as well as demonstrating how to ethically build the […]

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How to Build a Refugee Camp

Cleveland Council on World Affairs Presents: A Global Dialogue Forum  CCWA’s popular How to Build a Refugee Camp event is back for a second time! Paul Frankmann, a former Exploring Humanitarian Law trainer at the American Red Cross, will lead a hands-on workshop exploring humanitarian law and the policies that protect refugees and internally displaced […]

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Community Event: Film Screening- Resistance is Life

Resistance is Life, an award-winning documentary, will be shown on Kent State’s campus at the Michael Schwartz Auditorium, 800 East Summit Street, Kent, OH 44242. After the film, there will be a brief Q&A followed by a dessert reception. This event is free and open to the public. Free parking is available directly next to the […]

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U.N. World Social Justice Day: The Refugee Crisis in Syria

In honor of U.N. World Social Justice Day, we will address the concept of “refugees,” examine U.S. naturalization and immigration laws, and discuss the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Syria. Additionally, we will discuss resettlement issues here in Cleveland and the local organizations that work with refugees. A question and answer period will follow the presentation. […]

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Cleveland International Film Festival: Macondo

The Cleveland Council on World Affairs is a community partner of this year’s Cleveland International Film Festival. Our partner film Macondo describes life of a refugee through the eyes of a Chechenyan boy living in Austria. Film Screenings: Monday, March 23, 2015 at 2:00 PM Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at 7:15 PM Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at […]

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Cleveland International Film Festival: Macondo

The Cleveland Council on World Affairs is a community partner of this year’s Cleveland International Film Festival. Our partner film Macondo describes life of a refugee through the eyes of a Chechenyan boy living in Austria. Film Screenings: Monday, March 23, 2015 at 2:00 PM Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at 7:15 PM Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at […]

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Cleveland International Film Festival: Macondo

The Cleveland Council on World Affairs is a community partner of this year’s Cleveland International Film Festival. Our partner film Macondo describes life of a refugee through the eyes of a Chechenyan boy living in Austria. Film Screenings: Monday, March 23, 2015 at 2:00 PM Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at 7:15 PM Wednesday, March 25, […]

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