Event report: Refugees, Education and Conflict

On January 27, 2021 the World Refugee & Migration Council (WRMC) hosted an event with the US Institute of Peace (USIP) to explore linkages between refugees, access to education and conflict. Three distinguished panelists — international consultant Marc Sommers, Dr. Sarah Dryden-Peterson of Harvard University’s School of Education, and Suha Tutunji, academic director of Jusoor […]

Placing Refugee Return and Reintegration at the Heart of International Development Policy

Panel Discussion Explores Refugee Return and Reintegration

On 7 December, the Center for Conflict and Humanitarian Studies (CHS) hosted a webinar in collaboration with the World Refugee & Migration Council. The webinar entitled ‘Placing Refugee Return and Reintegration at the Heart of International Development Policy’ comes in recognition of the challenge associated with ensuring durable solutions to forced displacement that is currently affecting […]

Placing Refugee Return and Reintegration at the Heart of International Development Policy

Placing Refugee Return and Reintegration at the Heart of International Development Policy

​On 7 December 2020, the Center for Conflict and Humanitarian Studies (CHS) hosted a 90-minute Webinar in collaboration with the World Refugee & Migration Council. The Webinar entitled ‘Placing Refugee Return and Reintegration at the Heart of International Development Policy’ comes in recognition of the challenge associated with ensuring durable solutions to forced displacement that is currently […]

Secretary Madeleine Albright

WRMC Honorary Chair Madeleine Albright Given Exceptional Service Award

Honorary Chair and former US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright was honoured with an Exceptional Service Award during Refugee International’s New York Circle: Act for Refugees event on October 13. Secretary Albright talked at length with MSNBC’s Nicolle Wallace about the role of international non-government organizations in assisting refugees the her concerns over current US […]

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 […]