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 […]

Disembarkation platforms

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  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 […]

Refugee Sponsorship

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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 […]

China & African Aid & Development

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The China in Africa weekly podcast with Shanta Bloemen, Eric and Cobus considers China’s new aid agenda in Africa. Bloemen spent more than 20 years working in Africa and Asia with UNICEF. Together they explore how the entire philosophy about […]

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 […]

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 […]

Humanitarian Assistance in South Sudan

Over 4 million people have been displaced and seven million are in urgent need of assistance by humanitarian organisations since South Sudan’s independence. Rehana Zawar Country Director for the Norwegian Refugee Council calls for the recent peace deal to deliver real […]