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Corporate Citizenship and Refugee Inclusion

Corporate Citizenship & Refugee Inclusion

The World Refugee & Migration Council (WRMC) and Institute for Canadian Citizenship (ICC) share a common interest in advancing the goal of a more supportive national response for refugees and migrant workers. And we believe the Canadian business sector can both be transformative in and benefit from this effort. For this reason, the WRMC and […]

Refugee children attend class in Azez, Syria

On International Day of Education – don’t forget about refugees!

Education is important to all children, but for refugee children schools provide not only learning opportunities but also safe spaces and a semblance of normalcy in young lives turned upside down by conflict and displacement. Education can serve to build community and contribute to peacebuilding, which I look forward to exploring in our Refugees, Education and […]

Refugees, Education and Conflict

On 27 January, Marc Sommers, Sarah Dryden-Peterson of Harvard University’s School of Education, and Suha Tutunji, academic director of Jusoor in Lebanon will discuss refugee education policies and practice, and the implications of limited access to education for refugee youth. The event is co-hosted with the US Institute of Peace.

Panel Discussion: Building Political Will in the Americas: An Opportunity for Global Leadership on Forced Displacement

Building Political Will in the Americas: An Opportunity for Global Leadership on Forced Displacement

In this conversation, three leaders — Madeleine Albright in the United States, Lloyd Axworthy in Canada and Mayu Brizuela de Ávila in El Salvador — will discuss proposed domestic actions and policies as well as the international peace and security diplomacy needed to build political will and transform governance to reset the response to forced displacement. New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof will moderate the event.