2016 - CSW60 ISIL Event - Greek Orthodox Archdiocesan Council (GOAC) at the UN

Event Title

Forced Migration, Human Trafficking, and Child Soldiers:

How ISIL is Exploiting the Conflict in the Middle East




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Event Summary

This interactive dialogue will address the self-proclaimed Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant's (ISIL) exploitation of the Middle East's current political and humanitarian instability for their own gain. This exploitation and its many consequences result in negative effects on sustainable development. The panel will primarily address the effects of ISIL's actions on the local populations, specifically in terms of forced migration, human trafficking, and child soldiers.

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Nested Applications

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Li Fung

Office of the Secretary General for Children and Armed Conflict

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Shafferan Sonneveld

Global Advocacy Director
Muslims for Progressive Values

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Edward J. Flynn

Senior Human Rights Office
UN Counter-Terrorism Executive Directorate

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Dr. Emeka Obiezu

Main Representative, Augustinians International
Vice Chair of the UN NGO Committee on Migration

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Dennis W. Frado, Moderator

Director, Lutheran Office for World Community, ELCA
Main Representative at UN, The Lutheran World Federation

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Event Video, Photo

Forced Migration, Human Trafficking and Child Soldiers: How ISIL is Exploiting the Conflict in the Middle East, hosted by the UN Programs of the Department of Inter-Orthodox, Ecumenical and...

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Event News

Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Sponsors UN Event on ISIL and Human Trafficking ...