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 […]
Robert J. Currie, Dalhousie University There’s recently been a lot of news coverage about various efforts by states allied with Ukraine to seize Russian assets that are on their territories, and use these assets — or the money made from selling them — to help Ukrainian war relief. Canada was the first state to put […]
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 […]
The Globe and Mail’s Steven Chase writes that the WRMC is proposing a trust fund to redistribute seized Russian assets to Ukrainians as allies of Kyiv make plans for rebuilding the war-damaged country.
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 […]