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 […]

UNHCR Audit 2017/18 + other cautionary tales

Operating aid to displaced populations, stateless people and refugees around the world is a complex task.  Innovative advances in technology are one way that organisations such as UNHCR have attempted to improve aid effectiveness. Critical is making sure  A) that […]

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 […]

South Sudan’s 2018 Peace Deal

Makerere University

Event Making South Sudan’s 2018 Peace Deal Work: Challenges and opportunities on the 24th August 2018. The University Forum on Governance (UNIFOG) and the Network of South Sudan CSOs in Uganda (NOSSCOU) in partnership with Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) have organised a public […]

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 […]

Empowering Refugees

http://refugeecodeacademy.org/

The Refugee Code Academy recently visited one of the largest refugee camps in the world to set up an on-site coding school. HTiL team member Omron Blauo in this excellent article, highlights the benefits of A NEW MODEL FOR REFUGEES […]

Mandy Patinkin speaks out on behalf of refugees

https://www.rescue.org/displaced-podcast/mandy-patinkin-homeland-actor-refugee-advocate

Actor Mandy Patinkin speaks out on behalf of refugees and is using his professional platform to advocate for improved refugee resettlement in the United States. Travelling around refugee settlements worldwide, he is learning about the experiences of both refugees and […]

Refugee & Host Youth Stories

A story directly from refugees and host youth living in and around Palabek Ogil refugee settlement in Lamwo District, Northern Uganda. This film is an example of what can be achieved with only two weeks training in basic video advocacy. […]