Countries around the world must step up to provide a lifeline to Ukrainian refugees. Canada’s response should include receiving a million or more Ukrainian refugees — above and beyond its commitments to other refugees, including from Afghanistan.
In a statement, the World Refugee & Migration Council has called for global leadership to avert further human suffering and bloodshed in Afghanistan, especially for the millions of displaced persons in the country.
Statement from 22 former foreign ministers — including WRMC Chair Lloyd Axworthy and Honorary Chair Madeleine Albright — calling for more countries to offer tangible humanitarian support, including hosting Afghan allies.
World Refugee Day this year marks a distressing milestone: the number of people around the world who have been forcibly displaced due to violence, persecution and human rights violations has risen to 82.4 million, according the the UNHCR’s 2021 Global Trends report. In 2018, as the World Refugee & Migration Council prepared our report A […]