On the 20th of October, Simraatraj Kaur, a research & advocacy analyst at Bait Al Amanah spoke at an event, “Understanding Refugees: Who, What & Why” organized by Forest Interactive.
Forest Interactive is a telecommunications platform providing innovative and revenue-generating solutions for mobile operators across the globe.
The objective of this event is to educate young talents at the corporate level on the plight of refugees and challenges they face in their daily lives.
During the event, several important points were highlighted:
Understanding the definition of a refugee;
Distinguishing refugees, internally displaced individuals, migrants and asylum seekers;
Legal context of refugee protection in Malaysia
Malaysia’s historical liberal policy on refugees; and
Durable solutions for refugees to live with safety and dignity
Please find the attached presentation slides below: