Monthly Archive - October 2016

Connectivity and Refugees

2016-10-26

What role does internet connectivity have on the current refugee crisis? According to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), it’s vital.

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How Tech Could Help Refugees More

2016-10-26

A new report from Transatlantic Council on Migration explores new tools and innovations from tech entrepreneurs trying to help refugees integrate, and examines how policymakers can support the best new initiatives

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A Humanitarian Investment That Yields Economic Dividends

2016-10-26

OPEN’s Philippe Legrain talks to Ratna Omidvar, GDX, about his latest report on the economic dividends of refugee integration and employment.

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German Cities on the Front Lines of Refugee Response

2016-10-26

Bruce Katz, Brookings Institution, reports that the lessons learned on the front lines of Germany’s response to the refugee crisis could have lasting implications for cities around the world.

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Let’s Give Cities A Greater Role In Managing Migration

2016-10-23

Harald Bauder, Ryerson University worries that border regimes order our world: “Border regimes do more than control migration: they determine the conditions under which people live, work, and die. They regulate who has rights, who belongs and who is “illegal.”

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