Davos session on refugee dialogue

“Steering the Refugee Dialogue from Risk to Opportunity: A YGL Roundtable with Khalid Koser"


Speaker and Discussion Leader: Khalid Koser, chair of WEF GAC on Migration and expert on refugee issues (see below)

When: Friday, 4:30pm (This is just after the YGL program at Swiss Mountain Hotel, which is nearby.)

Where: Trade Sanctuary (in the church on Promenade between Kongress and the Belvedere).    Davos

Who: All YGLs (any badge or no badge welcome) and your guests


Hosts: Dave Hanley, Jane McAdam, Anton du Plessis, David Lubell, Simone George, Rich Strombeck, Tradeshift


Khalid’s Bio

Dr Khalid Koser is Executive Director of the Global Community Engagement and Resilience Fund (GCERF) and Associate Fellow at GCSP. Dr Koser is also Non-Resident Senior Fellow in Foreign Policy Studies at the Brookings Institution, Associate Fellow at Chatham House, Research Associate at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva, Non-Resident Fellow at the Lowy Institute in Sydney and extraordinary Professor in Conflict, Peace and Security in the Faculty of Humanities and Sciences at the University of Maastricht. He is also chair of the World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council on Migration, and editor of the Journal of Refugee Studies. Dr Koser is a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE).