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. […]
WRMC President Fen Hampson spoke to the Burma Task Force as part of their campaign Let Rohingya Learn which is aimed at confronting the need for Rohingya education in Bangladesh. Access to education for refugees and displaced persons is a central pillar of the WRMC. The Council sees education as an essential human right, but […]
Independent Canadian Senator and Council Member Ratna Omidvar explains how countries — including Canada — can enact laws that would allow governments to repurpose corrupt foreign leaders’ assets for the benefit of refugees, internally displaced persons and others who have been harmed by their actions.