OUR Team member Arash Bordbar was part of the delegation which has launched the Global Youth Advisory Council (GYAC) in Geneva at UNHCR High Commissioner’s Dialogue. OUR has been represented at the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Rule of Law Programme Asia’s Workshop on ‘New Narratives to the Refugee Crises: Perspectives from the Asia-Pacific’, 30 November -1 […]
OUR has received token of appreciation from UNAS United Nations Association of Singapore. Dr. Michael Walsh has received the token on behalf of OUR Team from High Commissioner of New Zealand in Singapore.
Prof. Andrew Walker, President of Monash University delivering the welcome speech
The ninth annual High Commissioner’s Dialogue on Protection Challenges took place on 8–9 December 2016, at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. Details of the Dialogue can be found here: RSA Engage High Commissioner’s Dialogue on Protection Challenges, 2016 Final outcome #RSAEngage Pitch 2: Gul Inanc on Open Universities for Refugees "Education is my father and […]
We were at Workshop for Academics: Researching and Teaching Nationality & Statelessness from 27-28 Sep in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (Co-organised by The National University of Malaysia and UNHCR). Details of the programme can be found here.
We were at APRRN Annual Meeting from 19-22 Sep in Bangkok, Thailand. Statements, photos, and video of the UN Summit sessions: http://refugeesmigrants.un.org/summit Press release “Hope and half-heartedness at the UN Summit: nearly 100 civil society organizations publish scorecard and urge world leaders to act now” (in the meantime more than a 100 organizations have signed-on) UNHCR QuickGuide on NY declaration […]
In advance of the World Humanitarian Summit (May 2016, Istanbul), UNHCR and the Global Education Monitoring Report jointly released a policy paper, which shows that the education rights of forcibly displaced populations are being neglected on a large scale I have one simple question to ask the RSA community: whose responsibility is it to make […]
This paper, jointly released by the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and the Global Education Monitoring Report in advance of the World Humanitarian Summit, shows that the education rights of forcibly displaced populations are being neglected on a large scale. It calls for countries and their humanitarian and development partners to urgently ensure that internally displaced, […]