The Withering of Human Rights: Proposals to Counter Forced Displacement, Gender-Based Violence, Corruption and Other Human Rights Violations
World Refugee & Migration Council Member Allan Rock spoke at Montreal’s Concordia University for the Henri Habib Distinguished Speakers Series on 4 April 2023. Read
Many Canadian NGOs have been unable to provide humanitarian assistance in Afghanistan without running the risk of criminal prosecution here at home; as a result their humanitarian work has ground to a halt.
The Safe Third Country Agreement is not serving Canada well. To address the issues at Roxham Road, we must suspend the agreement, writes Warda Shazadi Meighen.
Inclusive Policymaking to Give Women Migrants Opportunities for Resilience and Financial Independence
New Women Connector’s Anila Noor writes that women migrants and refugees are mostly viewed as passive recipients of migration and integration policies. Shifting that paradigm and considering women as active participants is key to economic resilience.
Lloyd Axworthy and Allan Rock write to share a letter from leading Canadian and international organizations serving and working to protect the human rights of migrants and refugee claimants about ending immigration detention.
At a time when the world faces complex and ominous challenges, including conflict and climate change, we must reinforce the universal and inalienable right to human dignity for all, writes WRMC Honorary Chair HRH Prince El Hassan bin Tall
By criminalizing humanitarian work, Greece has added a sinister new dimension to the increasingly hostile environment facing migrants and asylum seekers throughout Europe.
When the North American leaders of Canada, Mexico and the United States meet on January 10, the thorny issue of migration will undoubtedly be a hot topic of discussion. Let’s hope they go beyond discussing ways to strengthen border security, say Lloyd Axworthy, Mayu Brizuela de Avila and Elizabeth Ferris.