Events & Trainings

CGRS regularly holds and participates in events and trainings in California and around the country and internationally to increase awareness, knowledge, and expertise on refugee law and policy and human rights. Our events and trainings are generally open to the public, including attorneys, government officials, human rights advocates, social service providers, law and undergraduate students, media and others. If your organization is interested in co-sponsoring an event or training, please contact us at

Upcoming Events & Trainings

Conducting Country Conditions Research to Support Asylum, Withholding of Removal, and Convention Against Torture Claims

This Center for Gender & Refugee Studies’ webinar will provide an overview on why country conditions evidence is important to support claims involving asylum, withholding of removal, and protection under the Convention Against Torture. It will discuss how to conduct country conditions research, including sources and databases to consider. This webinar is suitable for both non-lawyers and lawyers interested in learning about effective methods and strategies for compiling country conditions evidence.

Date: August 12, 10:00-11:00 am PDT
Presenters: Nina Harris, Legal Program Associate
Christine Lin, Director of Training & Technical Assistance

Participants are encouraged to submit questions in the registration form to the webinar. Questions must be submitted by August 6th to be considered, but registration will remain open until an hour before the webinar.

Register for the webinar here.

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CGRS relies on individual donations to provide informative events and trainings free of charge. Please consider donating to support our work. Donate here.