The evacuation of Afghan refugees is over. Now what?

This article was originally published by The Brookings Institution The dramatic scenes from Kabul Airport of desperate Afghans seeking to escape reverberated around the world. The U.S., other governments, and a hodge-podge assortment of private groups succeeded in evacuating more than 120,000 people in the space of a couple of weeks. This was an impressive […]

SGBV survivors learn how to play the batucada to heal their wounds

Resettling Refugee Survivors of Torture and Sexual Violence

As 2020 draws to a close we reflect on the devastating impact COVID-19 has had on people around the world, particularly on refugees and survivors of torture and sexual violence. It has also shown us their enormous strength and resilience. Throughout the pandemic, our initiative Lamp Lifeboat Ladder has continued to accompany refugee survivors of […]

Placing Refugee Return and Reintegration at the Heart of International Development Policy

Panel Discussion Explores Refugee Return and Reintegration

On 7 December, the Center for Conflict and Humanitarian Studies (CHS) hosted a webinar in collaboration with the World Refugee & Migration Council. The webinar entitled ‘Placing Refugee Return and Reintegration at the Heart of International Development Policy’ comes in recognition of the challenge associated with ensuring durable solutions to forced displacement that is currently affecting […]

Partnership with Lamp Lifeboat Ladder to Resettle Refugee Survivors of Torture

Through a new partnership with global law firm Reed Smith, the Canadian Centre for Victims of Torture and other international organizations, the World Refugee & Migration Council will support resettling refugees in Canada who have suffered torture and/or sexual violence.  The partnership announced that it received a C$500,000 grant from the Boston-based Shapiro Foundation and […]