WRMC Chair Lloyd Axworthy marks World Refugee Day as 100 million people worldwide are forcibly displaced.
As Russian oligarchs’ assets are seized worldwide in response to Russia’s aggression in Ukraine, Canada has a clear opportunity to significantly ramp up global anti-corruption efforts with its international partners and allies.
New survey from the WRMC and Angus Reid Institute shows seven in ten Canadians support an International Anti-Corruption Court and a majority believe the government should be taking a lead on combating corruption.
The WRMC welcomes the federal government’s decision to implement one of the key recommendations made by the Council in its 2019 report A Call to Action.
The World Refugee & Migration Council is appalled by Russian barbarism in violation of international humanitarian law and human rights in Ukraine, which is causing the worst refugee crisis in modern European history. Russia has shown a total disregard for Ukraine’s sovereignty and independence, and its leadership must be held accountable for the crime of aggression.