Displacement in Afghanistan: How Should the International Community Respond?

Virtual Panel Discussion: 14 September 2021, 09:00-10:30 EDT | 16:00-17:30 Geneva Watch Moderator Fen Osler Hampson WRMC President and Chancellor’s Professor, Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, Carleton University Panelists Belquis Ahmadi Senior Program Officer, Afghanistan Program, USIP Nipa Banerjee Senior Fellow and Adjunct Professor, School of International Development and Global Studies, University of Ottawa […]

The evacuation of Afghan refugees is over. Now what?

This article was originally published by The Brookings Institution The dramatic scenes from Kabul Airport of desperate Afghans seeking to escape reverberated around the world. The U.S., other governments, and a hodge-podge assortment of private groups succeeded in evacuating more than 120,000 people in the space of a couple of weeks. This was an impressive […]

Moving beyond Humanitarian Assistance: Supporting Jordan as a Refugee-hosting Country

This study, conducted by three economists in the region — Belal Fallah, Rasha Istaiteyeh and Yusuf Mansur — analyzes the impact of Syrian refugees on Jordan’s economy and suggests ways that the international community can receive more international support. The issue of global responsibility-sharing for refugees was a major theme of the World Refugee Council’s (WRC) A Call to Action report in 2019.