Rafał Kostrzyński (UNHCR Poland)
Speaking in ECOSOC
Friday 1 April 14:00-14:30 CET
Finding Durable Solutions for Ukrainian Refugees in Poland
Since 2012, Rafał Kostrzyński has been a spokesperson for the UNHCR Representation in Poland – the UN agency providing legal protection for refugees. Prior to that, he was working as a journalist, reporter and press photographer for almost 15 years. He collaborated with i.a. Radio Zet, BBC World Service, the “Rzeczpospolita” journal and the “Przekrój” magazine, where he was the head of the foreign section.
Miłosz Przepiórkowski (Lambda Warszawa)
Speaking in UNHCR
Saturday 2 April 12:00-12:30 CET
Supporting Ukrainian LGBTIQ+ Refugees in Poland
Miłosz Przepiórkowski has studied cross-cultural psychology at SWPS University as well as German Studies at Warsaw University. A lecturer, translator, interpreter, proofreader, and volunteer at Lambda Warszawa since 2017. The member of the Board since January of 2020. He has been co-running a group dedicated to bi+ persons. As the Member of the Board he is in charge of the cultural section, which comprises both granting matronages and organizing cultural events during the LGBT Film Festival. He is also co-running the voluntary program together with Sławomir Kirdzik within the confines of which there are numerous projects aiming at propagating tolerance and visibility of the LGBTQI+ community in public space. Offstage he is an arthouse cinema aficionado, during his free time he reads everything that comes to his hands and goes to the movies.