A new UNHCR report, “Women on the Run,” provides first-hand accounts of women from the Northern Triangle region (El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras) who are seeking asylum in the US as part of a looming refugee crisis. Their struggles are part of a larger story effecting hundreds of thousands more. The need for a regional response to the growing problem provides the focus for this edition of REWIND.

Speakers
António Guterres, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
Doris Meissner, Senior Fellow and Director, U.S. Immigration Policy Program, Migration Policy Institute
Leslie E. Vélez, Senior Protection Officer, UNHCR Washington Office
Elizabeth Ferris, Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution

Moderator
Eric L. Olson, Associate Director, Latin American Program, Wilson Center