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Why We Need a Global Business Council for Refugees

06/28/2017. As the largest wave of human displacement since World War II continues to unfold, an all-hands-on-deck response is required and must be scaled up.

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Forced displacement worldwide at its highest

06/19/2017. The UN Refugee Agency's annual Global Trends study found that 65.6 million people were forcibly displaced worldwide at the end of 2016.

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Are NGOs responsible for the migration crisis in the Mediterranean?

06/20/2017. Behind the controversy lies the question of legitimacy. Who has the right to intervene and come to migrants’ rescue?

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Efforts to Rescue Migrants Caused Deadly, Unexpected Consequences

06/14/2017. Strategies to rescue migrants in the Mediterranean Sea and disrupt smuggling networks have had deadly, unexpected consequences, according to aid groups monitoring the crisis.

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Safe havens: why cities are crucial to the global refugee crisis

06/06/2017. The world is facing unprecedented levels of population displacement. At least 65 million people are on the move, including 21.3 million refugees and 31 million internally displaced persons since the beginning of 2016.

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The Atlas of Environmental Migration

May 2017. Through elaborate maps, diagrams, illustrations and case studies the Atlas guides the reader from the roots of environmental migration through to governance.

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More than 31 million people displaced in 2016 

2017 Global Report on Internal Displacement (GRID) published on 05/22/2017. "In 2016, one person every second was forced to flee their home inside their own country.

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Highlighting ‘positive impact’ of migration

04/28/2017. Ms. Arbour is tasked with working with Member States as they develop a first-ever global compact for safe, orderly and regular migration.

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Global Compact on Migration Consultations

04/18/17. “The Global Compact presents an historical opportunity to achieve a world of opportunity to migrate through safe, orderly and regular channels" William Lacy Swing.

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The Migrant Boon

04/07/2017. New research from the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) shows that cross-border migrants contribute nearly 10% of global GDP.

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