Interim Report & Recommendations — Humanitarian Protection in the Region: A State of Emergency

This report from the North and Central American Task Force on Migration highlights the urgency for comprehensive and coordinated regional responses to address the humanitarian protection needs in Central America and Mexico. It outlines recommendations for concrete actions that can be taken immediately, even as efforts continue in the region to address the deeper and systemic causes of migration.

Report Launch & Panel Discussion: Humanitarian Protection in Mexico and Central America

Join us for a panel discussion Thursday, July 15 from 12:00–13:15 EDT (09:00–10:15 PDT) to present the latest North and Central American Task Force on Migration report and recommendations, Humanitarian Protection in the Region: A State of Emergency. The urgency of protection needs for migrants and asylum-seekers in Central America and Mexico, exacerbated by the […]

Proposed European Commission Pact on Migration and Asylum

Joint Statement: The European Commission Pact on Migration and Asylum

The World Refugee & Migration Council signed onto this joint statement organized by the European Council on Refugees and Exiles. As negotiations continue among European Union member states, the European Commission has also prepared a Questions and Answers document about the proposed pact. The commitment to a more human approach to protection and the emphasis […]

Refugees and the City: The Twenty-first-century Front Line — Research Paper No. 2

Robert Muggah, Adriana Erthal Abdenur Today, more than 60 percent of all refugees and 80 percent of all internally displaced persons are living in urban areas. While cities are periodically overwhelmed by sudden mass influxes of forced migrants, they are remarkably effective at absorbing populations on the move. With some exceptions, the international community — […]