Events

Children Can't Wait - A roundtable discussion

May 11 2017 ,Rafic Hariri School of Nursing, classroom 102, American University of Beirut

Children Can't Wait - A roundtable discussion

A roundtable discussion on the special needs of children with neurodevelopmental disabilities (ND) in times of conflict was held as part of the First Global Conflict Medicine Congress May 11th, 2017 at the Rafic Hariri School of Nursing. Speakers included UN Special Envoy Sigrid Kaag, Melissa Diamond from A Global Voice for Autism & Rita Flora Kevorkian from UNCHR and was attended by physicians, social workers, therapists and concerned caregivers.

  • Date: Thursday, May 11, 2017
  • Venue: Rafic Hariri School of Nursing, classroom 102, American University of Beirut

Schedule of Events

12: 30-12:40 - WELCOME AND OPENING REMARKS

 

12:40-13:50 –INVITED PRESENTATIONS

 

12:40-13:00 UN Special Envoy Sigrid Kaag (introduced by Dr. Rose-Mary Boustany)

13:00-13:20 Melissa Diamond (introduced by Dr. Ramzi Nasir)

13:20-13:40 Rita Flora Kevorkian (introduced by Dr. Ghassan Issa)

13:40-13:50 Brief Q & A and discussion. Instructions for Discussion & Wrap Up session and refreshments

 

13:50-14:05 BREAK

 

14:05-15:30- DISCUSSION & WRAP UP (Roundtable or Discussion Panel).

14:05-15:05- Roundtable or Discussion Panel: Creative Interventions: Implemented, contemplated or planned.  

15:05-15:30 - Wrap Up: Summarizing findings and recommendations.