Addressing Beautiful Arua

Community Development Centre (CDC), what3words and HumanTech Innovation Lab (HTiL) are working together to bring 3-word addresses to refugee settlements in the Arua District of Uganda through the Addressing Beautiful Arua campaign. The goal of the Addressing Beautiful Arua campaign […]

Empowering refugees to legally work in their host country

Uganda Refugee Response villages

Uganda is known for having introduced a progressive refugee hosting policy. Designed to allow for the freedom of movement for refugees. In addition to the right to work for those who have settled within its boundaries. Within the refugee settlements, […]

GFMD Dialogue on the Global Compact for Migration Implementation Event

GFMD Dialogue on the Global Compact for Migration (GCM) Implementation

Tuesday, 4 September 2018 GFMD Dialogue on GCM Implementation at the Palais des Nations in Geneva This dialogue follows a series of initiatives that began since Germany and Morocco assumed the GFMD Co-Chairmanship in 2017. It is part of the […]

Migrants held hostage to politics

Woman rescued in the Mediterranean sea

At a time when global displacement is at a record high, the Italian government recently held its own coast guard and the people it had rescued hostage ‘in a cynical gambit to force other European Union countries to take the […]

Psychosocial support for refugee children in Uganda

refugee children in school

It has been estimated that around sixty percent of the South Sudanese refugees currently hosted in Uganda are children. Uganda is in East Africa, which has a population of roughly 369 million people. Child refugees have faced many challenges as […]

Migration data tells stories

https://www.iom.int/migrant-stories/hidden-faces-calais

  Migration data tells stories During the International Forum on Migration Statistics 2018, Susanne Melde gave an interview: Migration data tells stories. Melde is a specialist in migration governance and policy analysis and has worked on migration policy and data […]

Refugee Sponsorship

http://www.refugeesponsorship.org/resources

A group of governments have recently taken a stand and have committed to support an approach to refugee resettlement that harnesses the strength of people in their communities. Government representatives from Canada, Spain, UK, Ireland, Argentina and New Zealand, who […]

Mandarin Skills For African Students

https://qz.com/1113559/confucius-institutes-in-africa-are-nurturing-mandarin-speakers-with-pro-china-views/

Forty universities in Africa are providing free Mandarin language courses to students. These classes are facilitated by the Confucius Institute who have adopted flexible teaching patterns in keeping with the local environment that they are working in. Along with the Mandarin language, […]

Refugee Training in Uganda

Jacob Nhial (in white shirt) is one of 900,000 South Sudanese who have fled their country since 2013. Photo NRC/ Wairimu Munyinyi-Wahome

Jacob Nhial is one of the thousands of refugees who have fled South Sudan into Uganda. In addition to being a refugee, Jacob works with the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) as a community contact person.  Insiders perspective Drawing from his […]

IRIN | Opinion | Let’s end this competition of misery

It’s time to stop comparing human suffering, a reductive shorthand that boils down to: who is most deserving of rich people’s attention? Source: IRIN | Opinion | Let’s end this competition of misery