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Global Migration, US Refugee Resettlement, and Maine’s Unique Challenges and Opportunities

May 24, 2021, 12:00 PM1:00 PM


The MidMaine Global Forum presents Tarlan Ahmadov, State Refugee Coordinator for the Office of Maine Refugee Services at Catholic Charities Maine. Mr. Ahmadov will present a program entitled:
“Global Migration, US Refugee Resettlement, and Maine’s Unique Challenges and Opportunities”

A free virtual presentation on Monday, May 24th from 12 – 1 p.m.

This talk will provide an overview of refugee resettlement in Maine and will touch on topics including global migration and International, national and local refugee resettlement processes, the history of Catholic Charities Maine as a resettlement agency, Catholic Charities Maine integration services, some figures and stories of populations that have resettled in Maine, and the barriers and challenges that refugees face in Maine and how others can help.

Tarlan Ahmadov is the State Refugee Coordinator at the Office of Maine Refugee Services Catholic Charities Maine, where he has worked since 2004. Prior to his immigration to the USA, Tarlan worked in the education field in Baku, Azerbaijan, and later joined the non-profit sector, combined with a consulting business to the Consulate of Azerbaijan in Tehran, Iran. Tarlan had the privilege of working in various capacities with local and international NGOs, such as the International Foundation for Electoral Systems providing training to the newly established municipalities in Azerbaijan, and Social Research Center by screening refugees from Chechnya, Afghanistan, Iran, and Iraq. He graduated from the Baku State University with a master’s degree in history and social sciences. He is the father of two children. Tarlan speaks several languages. Travel is one his passions: during the last two decades, he has visited over 40 countries for business, training, and teaching purposes.

To register for the free program follow this linkhttps://forms.gle/2ztBn6GrdVWqRbkp8


May 24, 2021
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM


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