Presentation to the Union Internationale des Avocats in Geneva: 1 - 2 June 2017
Philip Worthington, coordinator of European Lawyers in Lesvos, was invited to Geneva on 1 - 2 June 2017 by the Union Internationale des Avocats (UIA).
He gave one presentation as part of the UIA Forum on International Protection of Refugees and Challenges in the Field - the Perspective of Legal Practitioners, entitled "How to Coordinate the International Solidarity of the Legal Profession. The Case of ELIL Project (European Lawyers in Lesvos)”
He also gave a presentation as part of the UIA Bar Leaders’ Briefing, entitled "The Responsibility of Lawyers and Bar Associations Towards Refugees – Experience from the Field”, as part of a panel with Yves Daccord, (Director-General of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)), Jacqui Hunt (Director of the Europe Office of Equality Now) and Andrea Chmielinski-Bigazzi (The Siracusa International Institute for Criminal Justice and Human Rights).