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 […]

UK asylum claims limbo

  A recent report by The Guardian suggests that people have been left in limbo for more than twenty years for decisions to be made on their asylum claims in the United Kingdom.  ‘Seventeen people received decisions from the Home […]

Understanding return migration

http://www.unhcr.org/news/latest/2015/10/5621084a9/support-needed-somali-refugees-home-kenya.html

Understanding return migration Dr. Nassim Majidi is Co-Founder and Co-Director, Migration Pillar and the Co-Founder of Samuel Hall. Leading evidence-based research and policy development on migration and displacement. Majidi has worked in Africa, Asia, and Europe over the past decade with […]

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 […]

Migrants & refugees are good for economies

Esraa at work in the Stitch by Stitch workshop. © UNHCR/Gordon Welters

Research published in the American Association for the Advancement of Science, suggests that asylum seekers are not a “burden” for Western European countries. Instead, it suggests that as ‘asylum seekers become permanent residents, their macroeconomic impacts become positive.’ Science Advances […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

Europe is using smartphone data as a weapon to deport refugees | WIRED UK

“European leaders need to bring immigration numbers down, and metadata on smartphones could be just what they need to start sending migrants back” In short this is the antithesis of the use of tech/data that MyInform was conceived to address.  […]