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Complementary Pathways to Resettlement: Labor Mobility

Complementary Pathways to Resettlement: Labor Mobility

Refugees are often forced to flee their homes when they lose access to employment opportunities. Upon relocating to often neighboring countries, refugees are faced with challenges of entering the formal labor markets. Within host communities, refugees are either siloed into refugee camps with limited livelihood […]

Climate Migration — We need to pay more attention to climate refugees

It does not take much imagination to picture a world where changing weather patterns lead to disastrous events such as flooding, hurricanes, wildfires, desertification, drought and sea-level rise. These environmental catastrophes have intensified and become more likely due to climate change, and in return have […]

Why resettlement continues to be important during a global health crisis

Why resettlement continues to be important during a global health crisis

Travel arrangements for resettling refugees have been severely disrupted since mid-March when international air travel faced drastic reductions and many countries began to limit entry across their borders in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. While closing international borders is not a new response to pandemics, […]

Higher Education During Times of Emergency

Higher Education During Times of Emergency

Education is essential to building a foundation for lifelong learning and development. However, education remains a severely underfunded sector in the humanitarian space and during emergencies, such as times of crisis or conflict. Even further, higher education is often considered a luxury which exacerbates inequalities […]

March-May 2020 Scholarship Deadlines

March-May 2020 Scholarship Deadlines

Below are upcoming scholarship application deadlines for multiple universities who provide opportunities for refugee students. Find out more about the program-specific application processes by clicking on the respective links. The listed deadlines are from March to May 2020.   Regina Salve University Scholarship for Syrian […]