Event Report: Displacement in Afghanistan—How Should the International Community Respond

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 […]

Syrian refugees living in an abandoned factory near Saida, Lebanon

Moving From Seeing Refugees as a Burden to Human Capital

Remarks from Honorary Chair HRH Prince El Hassan bin Talal at the World Refugee & Migration Council’s September 2021 panel discussion Thinking Long-term about Syrian Refugees The launch of these reports comes at a time when donor fatigue levels have never been higher, your recommendations offer actionable solutions for host states to execute with relative ease, so one […]

Using the Compact Model to Support Host States and Refugee Self-reliance — Research Paper No. 6

Nazanin Ash and Cindy Huang Traditional financing mechanisms for the global refugee system do not reflect the realities on the ground. The life-saving assistance prioritized by the humanitarian sector, while critical at the onset of emergencies, falls short as crises endure. Refugees, displaced for protracted periods, need access to quality education, jobs and other services […]