Human Rights – June 9, 2014

In Committee from the Senate of Canada

Human Rights – June 9, 2014

The committee continues to examine the role of the UNHCR and UNICEF in addressing the needs of displaced children in the Syrian crisis. Jessie Thomson, director of humanitarian assistance for CARE Canada, and Cristy McLennan, senior adviser for humanitarian and emergency response for Save the Children Canada, discuss their organizations’ partnerships with UN agencies and the dire situation of the Syrian humanitarian crisis.
Andrew J. Tabler, senior fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, recounts his recent trip to Jordan and other border areas of Syria.
(June 9, 2014)