Remarks from Honorary Chair HRH Prince El Hassan bin Talal at the World Refugee & Migration Council’s March 2021 panel discussion Vaccine Equity for the Forcibly Displaced. Ladies and gentlemen, It is, as you are well aware, high time that the world moves from the chthonian underworld of vaccine nationalism, as politically crafted and implemented […]
Join us on March 23 for a panel discussion about ensuring that vaccine nationalism doesn’t result in the world’s most vulnerable being shut out of pandemic responses.
World Refugee & Migration Council Chair and Former Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Lloyd Axworthy speaks on the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change, nationalism, conflict and addressing root causes of 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.
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 […]