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.
Over the last several years, Colombia has received close to two million refugees from Venezuela as a result of the ongoing severe economic and political problems. This inflow of mainly poor and unskilled Venezuelans, coupled with the already significant number of Internally Displaced Colombians (IDPs), has become a major challenge for Colombia and is exacerbating […]
This paper aims to demonstrate the importance of including displaced youth in governance and decision making, to identify key barriers to engagement that displaced youth face, and to highlight effective strategies for engaging youth.
One of the first of its kind, this multi-stakeholder event brought together representatives from the private sector and civil society as well as researchers and former political leaders to explore the challenges and opportunities in the use of technology and its potential to transform the global refugee system.
The author analyzes three digital trends with the potential to create profound changes, perhaps even to redraw the boundaries of what constitutes “protection,” a notion upon which the humanitarian system is based.