Due to embedded power inequities, the voices of persons with lived experience of displacement are often minimised or silenced across humanitarian, governance and academic sectors, writes GIRWL co-founder Anila Noor, proposing a model for meaningful partnership that goes beyond consultation.
The 2019 Global Refugee Forum was significant for its inclusion of refugee representatives, writes GIRWL co-founder Najeeba Wazefadost. There is much to be learnt by paying close attention to the speeches they gave – that is, by really listening to their voices.
WRMC Chair Lloyd Axworthy joined the Conference Board of Canada to discuss the global refugee system, how Canada’s generally positive political and social approach has helped our country take the lead in creating new and innovative ways to support refugees.
Despite attempts by China to broker an agreement between Bangladesh and Myanmar for repatriation, the situation has only worsened for Rohingya refugees.
Ferdouse Asefi, University of Toronto The word “anniversary” usually brings about happy and memorable moments. But Aug. 15 marks one year since the Taliban takeover and occupation of Afghanistan, and it’s not a happy occasion for my homeland. Recently, the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) released a report entitled “Human Rights in Afghanistan,” […]