Secretary Madeleine Albright

WRMC Honorary Chair Madeleine Albright Given Exceptional Service Award

Honorary Chair and former US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright was honoured with an Exceptional Service Award during Refugee International’s New York Circle: Act for Refugees event on October 13. Secretary Albright talked at length with MSNBC’s Nicolle Wallace about the role of international non-government organizations in assisting refugees the her concerns over current US […]

Holding Kleptocrats to Account

Magnitsky Counterpoint: The Case Against Individual Asset Claims

In their thoughtful Policy Magazine essay titled The Case for a New and Improved MagnitskyLaw, Irwin Cotler and Brandon Silver suggest ways to strengthen the Justice for Corrupt Foreign Officials Act. Some of the steps that Cotler and Silver propose are welcome, including a Canada-led effort to achieve greater international coordination of Magnitsky sanctions. We believe, however, that one of […]

Madeleine Albright, Jordan’s Prince El Hassan bin Talal join Council as Honorary Chairs

World Refugee & Migration Council Chair Lloyd Axworthy today welcomed former US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and Jordan’s Prince El Hassan bin Talal as Honorary Chairs of the Council. These eminent advocates for global security and improving the international response to refugees and forced migrants, have already been actively engaged in the work of […]