Last year, thousands of Afghans at risk escaped Kabul after it fell to the Taliban. Far too many remain in Afghanistan, facing ever bleaker prospects.
New mandate letters from Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau to the Canadian Ministers of Public Safety; Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship; International Development; and Foreign Affairs outline specific ways for Canada to address global migration and forced displacement.
Watch the event recording On September 14, 2021 the World Refugee & Migration Council in collaboration with the US Institute of Peace and the University of Ottawa’s Centre for International Policy Studies, held the event “Displacement in Afghanistan: How Should the International Community Respond”. During the event, panelists discussed the situation in Afghanistan, how the […]
On November 16, 2021, WRMC Member and Canadian Independent Senator Ratna Omidvar delivered opening remarks at the panel discussion “Solidarity with Afghan Women: A Policy Perspective” to discuss the ways Canada can better support Afghan women. Below is a summary of the Senator’s remarks: Horror has taken place in Afghanistan since July and continues today. […]
Watch the full event and read about the panelists on our Pathways for Protection: Sponsorship Initiatives for Refugees event page. More than 20 million people in the world are refugees, forced to flee their homes as a result of conflict or persecution – many of whom are vulnerable populations such as women and girls. While national […]