The Untapped Potential of Zakat for Refugee Empowerment

As the world faces unprecedented refugee crises, sustainable financial assistance has emerged as a vital aspect of Islamic philanthropy. Deeply rooted in principles of human dignity, empathy, and the responsibility to aid those in need, Islamic philanthropy encompasses various forms of charitable giving, including Zakat (almsgiving).  Zakat is a religious duty incumbent upon every Muslim, emphasising the […]

Refugees in Jordan: Addressing Funding Shortages to Prevent a Looming Crisis

This article by WRMC Honarary Chair HRH Prince El Hassan bin Talal of Jordan was first published in ISPI’s Mediterranean Dialogues. On August 1st, the World Food Programme (WFP) announced significant cuts to its monthly food assistance for the 465,000 refugees it supports in Jordan. The reduction in support for these vulnerable populations poses a […]

High-level Conference Delivers Legal and Policy Roadmap to Make Russia Pay for Rebuilding Ukraine and Assist Refugees

NEWS RELEASE Ottawa, June 20, 2023 — Just prior to the international Ukraine Recovery Conference in London, a high-level meeting will offer innovative solutions on how Canada and its G7 partners can move forward with new legal and economic mechanisms to hold Russia to account and help the people of Ukraine. Organized by the World Refugee & Migration […]