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 […]

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 […]

The List of Deaths

Alfred Gell considered how ‘artworks are like social agents, in that they are the outcome of social initiatives which reflect a specific, socially inculcated sensibility’. Banu Cennetoğlu’s work which is currently on view at the Chisenhale Gallery, in London, is […]

Education Programme in Ugandan Settlement

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Currently, there are an impressive 2,001 pupils enrolled between Inyau, African Childcare, Supiri and Longamere in Uganda.  Established in 2017, the accelerated education programme in Imvepi refugee settlement in receives funding from the European Commission. Despite the ceasefire that was signed in 2017 […]

South Sudan

Declared the 193rd country of the world in 2011, South Sudan planned on creating a new era for its people. Despite the population that voting in favor of independence from Sudan. People experienced a short period of peace before becoming […]

Syrian Students Win at Vex Robotics

https://share.america.gov/u-s-hosts-syrian-robotics-team/

Syrian students from a refugee camp in Lebanon’s Beqaa Valley recently designed an award-winning robot at the 2018 Vex Robotics Competition in the United States. Maher Al Issawi, Ammar Nasser Kpoor, Tahani Arnaout, Rawan al-Gohary and Amna Labbad designed the […]

Migration Flows in the Mediterranean

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It has been estimated that 30,971 migrants and refugees arrived in Europe between January and April 2018 according to DTM data. These figures represent a 39% decrease to the 50,400 registered figures for January to April 2017.  What are registered […]

Special Jurisdictions

Politas is helping make the refugee cities vision a reality. Through projects in Northern Africa and the Middle East. Michael Castle Miller is the CEO of Politas Consulting and serves as the Executive Director of Refugee Cities. Presently, Michael is familiar with […]