As 2020 draws to a close we reflect on the devastating impact COVID-19 has had on people around the world, particularly on refugees and survivors of torture and sexual violence. It has also shown us their enormous strength and resilience. Throughout the pandemic, our initiative Lamp Lifeboat Ladder has continued to accompany refugee survivors of […]
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 […]
Through a new partnership with global law firm Reed Smith, the Canadian Centre for Victims of Torture and other international organizations, the World Refugee & Migration Council will support resettling refugees in Canada who have suffered torture and/or sexual violence. The partnership announced that it received a C$500,000 grant from the Boston-based Shapiro Foundation and […]
The World Refugee & Migration Council (WRMC) announced today — the UN’s International Day in Support of Victims of Torture — that it will support resettling in Canada refugees who have suffered torture and/or sexual violence.
This paper reviews recent developments, ideas and opportunities associated with the search for durable solutions to the displacement of refugees and other forced migrants, in particular, internally displaced persons.