QDEP was invited to Geneva by the International Detention Coalition (IDC) to discuss our model as a model for Alternative to Detention programs for LGBTQI/ HIV+ folks. The IDC is citing QDEP in their upcoming position paper as an ATD that should be utilized and replicated globally.

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Jamila, QDEP Executive Director, with the IDC staff and other international advocates.

There were so many amazing sessions at the consultations, one in particular by Refugee Youth.

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Trans and cisgendered refugee youth from all over the world speaking about their experiences of displacement, strength, and resilience. Names and location information are not listed to protect and respect the privacy of the youth involved.

 

There were amazing International advocates that QDEP met and are building relationships with from across the globe.

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Jamila, QDEP Executive Director, with international refugee advocates from Melbourne, Australia.

 

This is the brief presentation that QDEP shared with the UNHCRNGO Consultations, check it out if you’re unsure and are interested in a more in depth analysis of how our program operates.

 

Jamila Hammami, QDEP Executive Director, speaking on the Alternative- to- Detention panel at the UNHCR Consultations in Geneva with the International Detention Coalition, the Detention Forum, and Catholic Charities.

Jamila Hammami, QDEP Executive Director, speaking on the Alternative- to- Detention panel at the UNHCR Consultations in Geneva with the International Detention Coalition, the Detention Forum, and Catholic Charities.

 

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