A Colombian refugee in Ecuador writes that national and international systems supporting refugee protection and integration in the region aren’t given the resources and don’t have the capacity to support people seeking protection.
Due to embedded power inequities, the voices of persons with lived experience of displacement are often minimised or silenced across humanitarian, governance and academic sectors, writes GIRWL co-founder Anila Noor, proposing a model for meaningful partnership that goes beyond consultation.
The 2019 Global Refugee Forum was significant for its inclusion of refugee representatives, writes GIRWL co-founder Najeeba Wazefadost. There is much to be learnt by paying close attention to the speeches they gave – that is, by really listening to their voices.
On March 30 and 31, 2022, Canada will host the Together for Learning Summit: Engaging Displaced Youth to Transform Education. The Summit, part of the Together for Learning campaign, will offer a unique opportunity to learn from the educational experiences of displaced youth and to engage with them as problem solvers and decision makers. The Summit aims […]