World Refugee & Migration Council Launches High-Level Canadian Task Force Against Global Corruption

January 28, 2022 — A new Canadian Task Force Against Global Corruption, launched today by the World Refugee & Migration Council, will focus its work on strengthening and developing key instruments of national and international governance to tackle the scourge of “grand corruption.”   The bad governance that so often causes forced displacement is almost always […]

16 Days of Activism: Awareness to Accountability

Virtual Conference — 17 December 2021 | 15:00–17:00 CET Watch the recording A virtual event hosted by Global Independent Refugee Women Leaders (GIRWL) in partnership with the World Refugee & Migration Council (WRMC) to mark the end of 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence taking place annually from 25th of November (International Day of the elimination of violence […]

Event Report: Displacement in Afghanistan—How Should the International Community Respond

Watch the event recording On September 14, 2021 the World Refugee & Migration Council in collaboration with the US Institute of Peace and the University of Ottawa’s Centre for International Policy Studies, held the event “Displacement in Afghanistan: How Should the International Community Respond”. During the event, panelists discussed the situation in Afghanistan, how the […]

Senator Omidvar on Solidarity with Afghan Women

On November 16, 2021, WRMC Member and Canadian Independent Senator Ratna Omidvar delivered opening remarks at the panel discussion “Solidarity with Afghan Women: A Policy Perspective” to discuss the ways Canada can better support Afghan women. Below is a summary of the Senator’s remarks: Horror has taken place in Afghanistan since July and continues today. […]