International Week 2017

Syrians on the move and looking for a future

Monday, 6th of February |  14:00 – 15:45 

Syrians on the move and looking for a future

Ahmad Jawad Rifai (SY) is a Syrian young man who visited and lived in various countries before and recently moved to the Netherlands. He currently studies IB at Zuyd and is keen to share how he came to this country and what the difficulties he faced. Ahmad has views of his own about the future of the EU, with immigration challenging the union.

 

Syrians on the move and looking for a future

This lecture briefly takes you through Syrian history, and it describes the start of the war, the methods to escape and the reasons for choosing a country of refuge. Ahmad’s near-death experiences are not for the faint-hearted, but his outlook is uplifting. Everyone is currently part of globalization, so he will describe what the opportunities mean for him and what they could mean for you.