06 April 2018

Thematic Focus: Solutions


Webinar: Making Every Encounter Count: Using Peer Support to Improve Refugee Resettlement, 17 April 2018 [info]


Conference Report: Diaspora Support to Durable Solutions - Syrians in Europe, Berlin, 24 Nov. 2017 (Danish Refugee Council, Feb. 2018) [text via ReliefWeb]

"Congolese Family Joins Shrinking Pool of Refugee Arrivals in US," VOA News, 3 April 2018 [text]

European Qualifications Passport for Refugees: Integration through Education and Employment (UNHCR & Council of Europe, March 2018) [text]
- See also related ACEI-Global blog post.

IGAD Special Summit on Durable Solutions for Somali Refugees and Reintegration of Returnees in Somalia, Nairobi, 22 March 2018
- Here is a summary of what took place at the summit, including a link to the final communiqué. And here is the HC's statement. The summit was preceded by a meeting of Member States Experts.

Responses to Syrian-Conflict Refugee Settlement in Australia, Germany, Sweden, Finland, UK, Canada and New Zealand, Sydney, 14 March 2018 [info]
- Follow link for programme and papers. See also this WSU news story for more information about the project.

Retention & Integration of Refugees in Newfoundland and Labrador (Memorial University, Feb. 2018) [text]

Scaling up Refugee Resettlement in Europe: The Role of Institutional Peer Support (Migration Policy Institute, March 2018) [text]
- See also related event listed above.

"Supporting New Migrants and Resident Communities," Chapter 2 in Integrated Communities Strategy Green Paper (Govt. of the UK, March 2018) [text]
- Scroll down to p. 20.

"'They are our salvation': The Sicilian Town Revived by Refugees," The Guardian, 19 March 2018 [text

The Trump Administration is Sabotaging the Refugee Program (Niskanen Center, April 2018) [text]

Trump Administration Refugee Admissions Fall Drastically Short of Six-Month Benchmark (Immigration Impact Blog, March 2018) [text]

"US Investigation Rattles Resettled Burmese Refugees," VOA News, 27 March 2018 [text]

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: Resettlement (21 March 2018)

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