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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 […]

Humanitarian Catastrophe in Syria’s Northwest

Humanitarian Catastrophe in Syria’s Northwest

The ongoing conflict in Syria It remains difficult to believe that on March 18th, the Syrian war will enter into its ninth year. This will happen at a time when the humanitarian crisis Syria remains extremely dire as the conflict is currently escalating in the […]

STATEMENT ON THE OUTCOMES OF THE GLOBAL REFUGEE FORUM

STATEMENT ON THE OUTCOMES OF THE GLOBAL REFUGEE FORUM

The Global Refugee Forum drew UN member states, international organizations and NGOs, civil society, and private sector groups to Geneva in December 2019. The first-ever Global Refugee Forum was an arrangement of the Global Compact on Refugees which was adopted by the UN General Assembly […]