A Vulnerability-based Approach to Counter Vaccine Nationalism

Remarks from Honorary Chair HRH Prince El Hassan bin Talal at the World Refugee & Migration Council’s March 2021 panel discussion Vaccine Equity for the Forcibly Displaced. Ladies and gentlemen,  It is, as you are well aware, high time that the world moves from the chthonian underworld of vaccine nationalism, as politically crafted and implemented […]

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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 […]

Colombia. Venezuelans continue perilous journeys across border on foot

Canada and the United States must unite to help Latin American refugees

Madeleine Albright, Lloyd Axworthy, Mayu Brizuela de Ávila, Fen Osler Hampson This article was first published in The Globe and Mail. In their postinauguration call, President Joe Biden and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pledged to deepen co-operation between the United States and Canada on a host of global challenges. But the two leaders need not […]

Refugee children attend class in Azez, Syria

On International Day of Education – don’t forget about refugees!

Education is important to all children, but for refugee children schools provide not only learning opportunities but also safe spaces and a semblance of normalcy in young lives turned upside down by conflict and displacement. Education can serve to build community and contribute to peacebuilding, which I look forward to exploring in our Refugees, Education and […]