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Economic Inclusion for Refugee Youth Symposium

A collaboration between refugees and allies to drive systemic change. WUSC’s work throughout the years has always focused on empowering and amplifying the voices of refugees. From their drive to further their education to their entrepreneurial endeavors, we have seen time and time again how refugees positively contribute to, impact and enrich their communities across…
Celebrate international volunteering day on Thursday, December 9, 2021. Register today!

Global Resiliency & Volunteerism – A Celebration

To celebrate International Volunteer Day, Canadians around the world will be invited to contribute to the dialogue on the impact of international volunteers. This double virtual event will take place on December 9th and draw attention to important issues that affect the most vulnerable. The core group of 13 volunteer cooperation organizations will come together…

Roundtable : State of Play on Refugee Leadership: Young Refugee Leaders in Conversation with Allies

Event Description WUSC and the Global Refugee Youth Network (GRYN) are pleased to invite you to our virtual Roundtable Discussion, State of Play on Refugee Leadership: Young Refugee Leaders in Conversation with Allies. The virtual event will take stock of the state of refugee youth leadership globally and explore key trends, existing partnerships, best practices…
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Stepping Up To Support Young Afghans

Join us online on October 26 from 12:30pm to 1:30pm EDT to hear more about how we can all make a difference in the lives of displaced youth.

Virtual series: Expanding Durable Solutions for Refugee Youth through Higher Education

From October to December, the Global Task Force on Third Country Education Pathways (GTF) is organizing a series of virtual sessions on supporting higher education pathways for refugee youth. WUSC is Chair and host of the Secretariat of the network.  Participants are invited to join the new Global Community of Practice. The aim of the…
Book Launch Deadly Voyages

Book Launch | Deadly Voyages: Migrant Journeys across the Globe

Join us on Monday, June 7 for a discussion with contributing authors of Deadly Voyages: Migrant Journeys across the Globe. Register today!
Seminar participants in Malawi discuss their research project. © Mphatso Dumba

International Seminar 2021: Applications Open!

The International Seminar is an annual WUSC event for young leaders from around the world to collaborate, share ideas and create long lasting relationships. Each year explores a different contemporary development issue through youth-driven ideas, research and solutions. Since its first iteration in 1948, the International Seminar has seen thousands of participants collaborate on projects…
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Fireside Conversation on Refugee Education

Canada is a global trailblazer in feminist international assistance, on girls’ education in conflict-affected contexts, and in providing durable solutions for refugees. This has been demonstrated time again by commitments such as the Feminist International Assistance Policy, the Charlevoix Declaration, and the Private Sponsorship of Refugees Program.  Recently, Canada once again demonstrated its commitment through…
International Forum 2021 - Save the date, February 7 to March 6.

Shaping our Future: Reimagining a Better World

Save the Date for our 10th annual International Forum where the best ideas and practices for global development are shared! When: 7 February – 6 March 2021 Where: Online! The pandemic, climate change, and global demonstrations on racism and justice have shone a spotlight on inequality and exclusion around the world. While many are impacted…

North & South Panel Exchange: Preventing and addressing GBV

The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence is an international campaign that takes place annually commencing on 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to 10 December, Human Rights Day, indicating that violence against women is the most pervasive breach of human rights worldwide. This year, the UN WOMEN…

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