Virtual Seminar on Migrant Communities and COVID-19

Virtual Seminar on Migrant Communities and COVID-19

Please join Professor Lisa Eckenwiler on June 6 at 8 AM EST (1 PM BST London time) as she chairs a public webinar with Dr Thalia Arawi, Dr Jane Lim, and Professor Vanessa Grotti on the explicit and implicit vulnerabilities of migrant communities during the COVID-19 Pandemic.


Registration is open and available here:


The following questions will form the basis of the seminar’s panel discussion. Seminar

attendees are invited to submit questions in advance of the seminar when they register or

during the live discussion.

  1. How can we safeguard the rights of migrant communities during public health


  1. What measures may be justifiable to maintain both population health and individual

health and human rights, in settings of extreme vulnerability, such as refugee


  1. Can public health emergencies justify the selective use of public health restrictions

which disproportionately affect vulnerable communities such as migrants and


Migrant Communities and the COVID-19 Pandemic: Ethical considerations