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Kilian Kleinschmidt - Housing Syria's Homeless: Managing the Zaatari Refugee Camp

  • Danson Room Trinity College Oxford UK (map)

Kilian Kleinschmidt worked as a senior official at the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), and manager of the Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan, the population of which peaked at 156,000. He worked for the UNHCR for over 20 years, having previously worked for other humanitarian organisations such as the World Bank and World Food Programme, and now advises the German government. He will be discussing his experiences managing the Zaatari camp with the society. 

The event will be FREE to IR Soc members, and followed by a drinks reception.