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 […]

Disembarkation platforms

Banksy Art

  Disembarkation platforms & controlled centers Disembarkation platforms and controlled centers are concepts that have been explored at recent EU meetings. What would the main objectives of the proposed regional disembarkation platforms be? The concept of regional disembarkation platforms has […]

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 […]

How accurate is the data?

https://medium.com/@melissarfleming/the-search-for-home-in-times-of-war-and-peace-87b85ca4adfa

Statistical data on the flow of migrants and refugees around the world is drawn from regularly by International press and policymakers. HTiL has included statistics in our resources pages. How accurate the information on the flow of people is, how […]

Detention of Refugees & Migrants in Libya

https://euobserver.com/migration/141464

“EU and UN, where is your endorsement of this MSF statement? And why have  you failed to declare yourselves similarly!” Stop arbitrary detention of refugees and migrants disembarked in Libya – Libya | ReliefWeb Médecins Sans Frontières Médecins Sans Frontières […]

The orphans of so-called Islamic State left in Libyan limbo (IRIN) … Time for those who can, to do more than “no harm” (HTiL)

“The government, the international community, and [aid] organisations all deluded us,” said Raiss, who began caring for the children on what was meant to be a temporary basis in late 2016. “[International organisations] all talked about humanity, charity, and amnesty […]