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 […]

Uganda Humanitarian Situation

https://www.unicef.org/uganda.html

Uganda is Africa’s leading refugee-hosting country.  In addition to conflict, refugees have recently experienced a cholera outbreak. As a consequence, there have been forty deaths, while cholera has affected over 2,000 people. Between January and March 2018, 60,000 refugees arrived […]

Urban Refugees

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MyInform exists precisely to empower refugees – partner with us operationally in the ground so we can do precisely that   The prevailing image of where refugees live is of temporary camps in isolated areas — but in reality, nearly […]

Jesuit Worldwide Learning

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“Fr. Peter Balleis, SJ, a leading advocate of refugee and forcibly displaced persons’ rights, has been fighting for human rights and social justice with Jesuit Refugee Services for more than 20 years. As executive president of Jesuit Worldwide Learning, Fr. […]

Algorithm to Help Refugees Get Jobs

https://www.newsdeeply.com/refugees/community/2018/04/20/understanding-the-algorithm-meant-to-help-refugees-get-jobs-fast

A recent article by Natalie Sikorski at Refugees Deeply provides a deeper understanding of the algorithm meant to help refugees get jobs fast. An algorithm for locating refugee resettlement could improve refugees probability in finding work according to researchers from […]

Coding Skills in Uganda

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A group of students in the Bidi Bidi refugee settlement in Uganda attended the Lokopio Hills Vocational Training Institute (VTI). Empowering them to use a computer and to learn coding skills in this report by the European Commission.  Computer skills […]

What can exiled professors offer to students?

http://blog.jis-oxford.co.uk/2018/04/02/exiled-academics-should-be-involved-in-educating-their-displaced-compatriots-why/

Thousands of exiled professors skills could be harnessed to assist displaced people through education and training. Oula Abu Amsha a Syrian Computer Science and Applied Mathematics professor shares her ideas around an International learning community of displaced refugees. In Interruptions, […]

Pressure on US Sanctuary Jurisdictions

As a member of the HTIL Research Team, I just want to offer a short interpretative précis of an excellent MPI report by Muzaffar Chishti and Jessica Bolter. Trump Administration Ratchets up Pressure on “Sanctuary” Jurisdictions Migration Information Source February […]