Event Report: Building Political Will in the Americas

Read the report of our panel discussion with three leaders — Madeleine Albright in the United States, Lloyd Axworthy in Canada and Mayu Brizuela de Ávila in El Salvador — on the domestic and regional actions and policies as well as the international peace and security diplomacy needed to build political will and transform governance to reset the response to forced displacement. New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof moderated the event co-hosted by the Aspen Ministers Forum.

Corporate Citizenship & Refugee Inclusion: Harnessing Global Private Regulation and Corporate Social Responsibility

Lawrence L. Herman A Call to Action: Transforming the Global Refugee System, the comprehensive report issued by the World Refugee & Migration Council (WRMC) in early 2019, contains recommendations for urgent and concerted governmental measures to address the global refugee crisis. The report includes the establishment of a global business coalition as a way of […]

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Frozen Assets Repurposing Act Tabled in Canadian Senate

Independent Canadian Senator and World Refugee & Migration Council member has tabled Bill S-226, the Frozen Assets Repurposing Act in the Senate. As Senator Omidvar has noted, the Magnitsky Act and other legislation currently allows the Government of Canada to freeze the assets of corrupt foreign officials. But this new bill asks Canada to take […]