WRMC Chair Lloyd Axworthy joined the Conference Board of Canada to discuss the global refugee system, how Canada’s generally positive political and social approach has helped our country take the lead in creating new and innovative ways to support refugees.
Major events in Mexico City showcase recommendations of the North and Central American Task Force on Migration and outline opportunities for regional cooperation On May 19, members of the North and Central American Task Force on Migration met with Mexican, Canadian and American officials as well as ambassadors from across the region to discuss concrete […]
Allan Rock discusses the changing nature of contemporary migration and refugee flows resulting from the lethal combination of climate change and violent conflict.
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. […]
World Refugee & Migration Council Vice-President of Research Elizabeth Ferris wrote about the relationship between climate change and human mobility in the Wilson Quarterly. Read the full article here. “In today’s world where anti-immigrant sentiment is alive and well, where multilateral institutions are weak, where (at least in the U.S.), some reject the evidence that […]