Hope in solidarity: COVID-19 and the Syrian refugee crisis
Event Date/Time: Tue, May 5, 2020 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EDT
Join us for a webinar with Fr Nawras Sammour SJ, Regional Director of the Jesuit Refugee Service Middle East and North Africa (JRS MENA). He will speak on the humanitarian impact of COVID-19 on those affected by the Syrian conflict and on what gives him hope amidst this crisis.
About Fr Nawras:
Fr Nawras joined the Society of Jesus in 1994 and subsequently studied philosophy and theology in Paris, sociology in Beirut, and ethical theology at the University of St Paul in Ottawa.
In 2010, Fr Nawras began working with JRS in the Middle East and was appointed National Director of JRS in Syria. As Regional Director for JRS MENA, he is responsible for JRS programs serving refugees in Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Syria and Iraq.
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