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Supporting refugees through cross-sector collaborations and innovative financing

Part 1

13.00 GMT   Welcome 

Laura Bonsaver (Government Outcomes Lab)

13.10 GMT   Context setting: Challenges of coordinating holistic support for refugees

Alexander Betts (University of Oxford)

13.20 GMT Using cross-sector partnerships to support refugees: case studies from Finland and France (15 mins presentation + 5 min Q&A)

Stéphane Saussier and Simon Porcher (Sorbonne Business School), Tanyah Hameed (Government Outcomes Lab)

13.40 GMT Panel discussion with policymakers & practitioners (45 mins)

The panel discussion will be moderated by the Government Outcomes Lab and will feature a mix of experts from across different sectors and countries. Discussion will be based on three main themes:

  • Challenges of coordinating holistic support for refugees
  • Role of cross-sector collaborations and outcomes-based contracting in supporting refugees
  • Practical considerations for policymakers and practitioners


Professor Alexander Betts (University of Oxford), Joanna Penrose-Buckley (UK Government), Béatrice Delperdange (KOIS), Samir Omar (S-Bank)

14.25 GMT Closing remarks

14.30 GMT Close