Protection and Social Integration of Refugees and Migrants in Brazil

Regional Workshop
12 September 2023

The Regional Workshop “Protection and social integration of refugees and migrants in Brazil: instruments, rights and challenges”, held on September 12, 2023 in Brasília, Brazil, aimed to discuss research about Brazilian responses to the recent inflows of migrants and refugees, especially the research carried out within the Asile Project. Furthermore, the workshop brought together actors involved in migration policies, academics, migrants and refugees to discuss the challenges to expand access to rights and social inclusion of refugees and migrants in Brazil.

The meeting started with a video Keynote Speech by Felipe GONZÁLEZ MORALES (Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants)


Tatiana Friedrich

Director of Migrants Department of Ministry of Justice

Silvia Sander

UNHCR Protection Officer

George R. B. Galindo 

Legal Consultant at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs; President of the Inter-American Legal Committee OAS; Member of the United Nations International Law Commission

Ana Gama 

Project Coordinator IOM Brazil

Sheila de Carvalho 

Coordinator of National Committee for Refugees


Natália Medina Araújo 

Federal University of West Bahia

Event details

Date: 12.09.2023

Time: 09:00 am – 15:00 pm (Brazil, EST)