WRMC President Fen Hampson spoke to the Burma Task Force as part of their campaign Let Rohingya Learn which is aimed at confronting the need for Rohingya education in Bangladesh. Access to education for refugees and displaced persons is a central pillar of the WRMC. The Council sees education as an essential human right, but […]
This article was originally published by The Brookings Institution The dramatic scenes from Kabul Airport of desperate Afghans seeking to escape reverberated around the world. The U.S., other governments, and a hodge-podge assortment of private groups succeeded in evacuating more than 120,000 people in the space of a couple of weeks. This was an impressive […]
By Elizabeth Ferris and Diana Rayes Well over half of Syria’s 17 million population are now displaced: 7 million inside Syria and another 6.7 million as refugees, mostly in neighboring Turkey, Lebanon and Jordan. For over a decade, these three countries have hosted Syrian refugees with no end in sight. Prospects for voluntary return to […]
In a statement, the World Refugee & Migration Council has called for global leadership to avert further human suffering and bloodshed in Afghanistan, especially for the millions of displaced persons in the country.