Independent Canadian Senator and World Refugee & Migration Council member Ratna Omidvar has tabled Bill S-217, the Frozen Assets Repurposing Act in the Senate. As Senator Omidvar has noted, the Magnitsky Act and other legislation currently allows the Government of Canada to freeze the assets of corrupt foreign officials. But this new bill asks Canada […]
While not initially at the top of the agenda, migration and forced displacement in the Americas was an important part of the North American Leaders Summit. Read how.
COMUNICADO DE PRENSA – 16 DE NOVIEMBRE DE 2021 — Esta semana, en la que Canadá, México y Estados Unidos se reúnen para la tan esperada Cumbre de Líderes de América del Norte, es un momento oportuno para emprender acciones audaces que creen vías alternativas de migración para las personas del norte de Centroamérica.
NEWS RELEASE – 16 November 2021 — This week, as Canada, Mexico and the United States meet for the long-awaited North American Leaders Summit, is an opportune moment for bold action to create alternative migration pathways for Northern Central Americans.
World Refugee & Migration Council members followed the discussions at the 2021 Glasgow United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) closely. In particular, they were looking to see how conversations and commitments could lead to future efforts toward climate change adaption and a recognition that migration can be part of those efforts. Here’s what they said. […]