“We’ve spent billions on war. Now, let’s spend to bring Afghans to safety.”
It's beautiful that there's an Olympic team for 82 million displaced people. But have we accepted mass displacement as the new normal?
Under the shadow of COVID-19 those living on the margins of society have been further isolated.
After weeks of warnings, COVID-19 cases are emerging in refugee camps, where social distancing is often impossible and healthcare extremely limited.
“There are seven countries right now designing programs based on what they’ve learned about ours.”
Governments like the U.S. are not changing harmful foreign policies that are driving conflict and persecution.
More migrants, less money, extreme violence and a recalcitrant, unpredictable northern neighbor – these are the ingredients of a refugee crisis, not a diplomatic victory.
What is the economic impact of refugees in the near and long term (transition time between needing assistance and adding to the economy)?
The West and the Gulf Arabs have condemned Libya to the strongman.
"While the vote does not represent a formal withdrawal from the Compact, it does send a signal that the wealthiest country the world intends to abdicate global leadership in working towards the Compact's objectives."