The Untapped Potential of Zakat for Refugee Empowerment

As the world faces unprecedented refugee crises, sustainable financial assistance has emerged as a vital aspect of Islamic philanthropy. Deeply rooted in principles of human dignity, empathy, and the responsibility to aid those in need, Islamic philanthropy encompasses various forms of charitable giving, including Zakat (almsgiving).  Zakat is a religious duty incumbent upon every Muslim, emphasising the […]

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How Canada Could Use Russian State Assets to Rebuild Ukraine

Robert J. Currie, Dalhousie University There’s recently been a lot of news coverage about various efforts by states allied with Ukraine to seize Russian assets that are on their territories, and use these assets — or the money made from selling them — to help Ukrainian war relief. Canada was the first state to put […]

High-level Conference Delivers Legal and Policy Roadmap to Make Russia Pay for Rebuilding Ukraine and Assist Refugees

NEWS RELEASE Ottawa, June 20, 2023 — Just prior to the international Ukraine Recovery Conference in London, a high-level meeting will offer innovative solutions on how Canada and its G7 partners can move forward with new legal and economic mechanisms to hold Russia to account and help the people of Ukraine. Organized by the World Refugee & Migration […]