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Private Sector Approaches to Humanitarian Response: Conversation with Blue Rose Compass and the World Economic Forum

The refugee and humanitarian crises have reached huge proportions. Governments and multilateral institutions are struggling to meet these challenges. How can the private sector -- NGOs and companies -- help? How can the private sector step in to provide better educational opportunities or make humanitarian aid more efficient, especially in fragile states?

privsector.pngPlease join YPFP for a panel discussion with Lorna Solis, CEO and founder of Blue Rose Compass, which provides educational opportunitites to refugees worldwide; Christoph von Toggenburg, Leader of the Global Agenda Council on Humanitarian Response at the World Economic Forum; and Andrej Kirn, Leader of the Global Agenda Council on Fragility, Violence & Conflict at the World Economic Forum.

Wine and snacks will be served. Members may RSVP on below; nonmembers must submit a $5 entry fee via PayPal to new.york@ypfp.org. Deadline to RSVP is July 17.


Panelists:

Lorna Solis is founder and CEO of Blue Rose Compass, a nonprofit that provides educational opportunities for gifted young refugees. It helps with scholarships and university admissions and works with a worldwide network of 25 universities.

Christoph von Toggenburg is the Senior Community Manager for the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region at the Schwab Foundation and a World Economic Forum Global Leadership Fellow, who heads the Forum's Global Agenda Council on Humanitarian Response.

Andrej Kirn is Leader of the Global Agenda Council on Fragility, Violence & Conflict and Community Lead, International Organizations and Government Affairs at the World Economic Forum.

WHEN
July 18, 2016 at 6:30pm - 8pm
WHERE
IIDEA Center
347 W 36th St
Suite 605
New York, NY 10018
United States
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CONTACT
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