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WUSC pledges at the first-ever Global Refugee Forum- L’EUMC prend des engagements au tout premier Forum mondial sur les réfugiés

WUSC pledges to improve solutions at the first-ever Global Refugee Forum

Today marks the start of the first-ever Global Refugee Forum (GRF), hosted by the UNHCR. The Forum takes place at a crucial time, when the refugee population is higher than it has ever been, at over 25 million worldwide. In the last decade, the global population of forcibly displaced people has grown from 43.3 million…
2030 & Beyond: Solutions Without Borders

Call for Proposals – WUSC and CECI International Forum 2020

For more information about the WUSC and CECI International Forum, please visit: internationalforum.ca. WUSC and CECI are launching a call for submissions for inspiring talks and collaborative workshops to be held on Friday, January 24, 2020, as part of the 2020 International Forum. Please note that this call is open to individuals and organizations alike.…

The WUSC Refugee Support Network

New Ways to Sponsor Refugees with WUSC The latest global trends report from UNHCR shows that the global refugee crisis continues to worsen, with a record high of 70.8 million people displaced around the world in 2018. With Canada being a world leader in refugee resettlement, new initiatives have been emerging across the country to respond…
Five Year Strategy

WUSC’s 2019 – 2024 Strategy

Our vision is a better world for all young people. When WUSC first began in the 1920s, our mission was to mobilize students, faculty members, and staff at Canadian universities to provide material relief to post-secondary students in post-war Europe. Since then, we have evolved into a Canadian global development organization working in over 25…

International Forum 2019: Early bird deadline extended!

The deadline for early bird pricing has been extended to December 7, 2018. Join us in Ottawa this January for the eighth annual WUSC and CECI International Forum. Register now and take part in one of Canada’s most engaging conferences on global development. Thank you to everyone who has already registered! If you have not already done so,…

Public voting for International Forum sessions is now open!

This year, we’ve opened International Forum session selection to the public. You can have a say in helping us select what sessions will be taking place at the International Forum in January! Vote by Wednesday, November 7 2018 to tell us what you would like to see included in the program.   Register now for…

Forum Call for Proposals: Deadline Extended!

The International Forum call for proposal deadline has been extended! The new deadline to submit a session proposal for the 2019 WUSC and CECI International Forum is Sunday, October 14, 2018! Thank you to everyone who has already submitted a proposal for the 2019 International Forum. If you have not already done so, please be sure to…

WUSC’s Commitments to Action for Refugee Education

  Organizations, foundations, and institutions from around the world made their commitments to refugee education today at the High-Level Meeting on Action for Refugee Education, as part of the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York City. The High-Level meeting brought together refugee hosting states, donor governments, multilateral institutions, and representatives…
August Development Review

3 Things to Note in August in Global Development News

Here are some of the stories on global development that caught our attention in August: 1. Four million refugee children are out of school. A new report by UNHCR on education estimates that four million refugee children are out of school. This represents an increase of half a million children in just one year. Globally,…
August Development Review

3 Things to Note this July in Global Development News

Here are some of the stories on global development that caught our attention in July: 1. Immigration ministers recognize the importance of community-based refugee sponsorship programs. Earlier this month, Ministers from Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Argentina, Spain, and New Zealand released a joint statement expressing their commitment to piloting or implementing community-based refugee sponsorship…

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