Beatrice Eriksson

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Beatrice Eriksson (@beatricebirgit) is co-founder and spokesperson of the children’s rights organization Repatriate the Children Sweden. Eriksson worked with Patricio Galvéz and Gorki Glaser-Müller on the repatriation process of seven orphaned siblings from al-Hol Camp in northeastern Syria to Sweden in May 2019.

Together with RTC Denmark and RTC USA, RTC Sweden aims to provide support, advice and information to relatives of children, political leaders and decision-makers, authorities, non-profit organizations, and the media on the issue of children detained in northeastern Syria.

Eriksson has a Master of Arts degree in Theology from Uppsala University with Religion in Peace and Conflict as the main field of study. For the past 10 years, she has been working in social work and humanitarian issues in Sweden, Lebanon and Iraq/Kurdistan.

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