Experts say the right to asylum is ‘disappearing’ as wealthy nations enact restrictions aimed at keeping people out The following is an excerpt from an article published by Al Jazeera featuring WRMC’s Allan Rock on the lack of political will to revive the broken global asylum system. Last May, the United Nations unveiled a “sobering” milestonethat […]
WRMC Chair Lloyd Axworthy joined the Conference Board of Canada to discuss the global refugee system, how Canada’s generally positive political and social approach has helped our country take the lead in creating new and innovative ways to support refugees.
Imagine that you are a female judge in Afghanistan at this very moment: having gone from being in the epicenter of justice just a few months ago to a basement hideaway trying not to breathe too loudly. You are now hunted by the Taliban, by the murderers you convicted (and whom the Taliban released) as […]
World Refugee Day this year marks a distressing milestone: the number of people around the world who have been forcibly displaced due to violence, persecution and human rights violations has risen to 82.4 million, according the the UNHCR’s 2021 Global Trends report. In 2018, as the World Refugee & Migration Council prepared our report A […]