Seeking Asylum in the EU: Women and Children Struggling to Survive in Lesbos
March 6, 2020 | Washington, DC
Devon Cone, Refugees International
Moderator: Kim Kahnhauser Freeman, WFPG Executive Director
Co-sponsored by the Keough School of Global Affairs 

On March 6, 2020, Devon Cone, Senior Advocate for Women and Girls at Refugees International, joined the WFPG for a conversation on the dire situation of women and unaccompanied children in Lesbos, Greece. Ms. Cone shared her recommendations from her recent fact-finding mission. The discussion was moderated by WFPG Executive Director Kim Kahnhauser Freeman and co-hosted by the Keough School of Global Affairs.

Read RI's Reports:
Seeking Asylum in Greece: Women and Unaccompanied Children Struggle to Survive | Devon Cone | February 27, 2020
COVID-19 and the Displaced: Addressing the Threat of the Novel Coronavirus in Humanitarian Emergencies | Refugees International | March 30, 2020

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Maura Policelli, Executive Director of the Keough School,
welcomes guests


Devon Cone and Kim Kahnhauser Freeman

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Kim Kahnhauser FreemanWFPG Executive Director,
moderates the discussion


Devon Cone, Senior Advocate for Women and Girls
at Refugees International, addresses the audience

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Christiana Metaxas, Georgetown University


An attendee asks a question during the Q&A session


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Justin Valentine, Committee for Refugee Relief


Devon Cone speaking with Daw Myat Thida Aye,
Deputy Chief of Mission at the Embassy of Myanmar