Canada and the Safe Third Country Agreement (STCA)

Andrea Morales Featured, Forced Displacement and Migration, Reports

Effective since 2004, the Safe Third-Country Agreement (STCA) is a bilateral treaty between the United States and Canada that requires a refugee claimant to request refugee protection in the first country they reach, whether the United States or Canada.

GCR‘s whole-of-society approach to refugee protection: The unique complexities of South Asia

Ploughshares Featured, Forced Displacement and Migration

Here is the final piece in a four-part series on the Global Compact on Refugees. Follow the links below to read the previous articles: Part 1: The Global Compacts: A …

Canada and the Global Compact on Refugees

Sonal Marwah Featured, Forced Displacement and Migration, Ploughshares Monitor

The Global Compact on Refugees (GCR), a new international framework, is expected to be adopted by the end of this year. It aims to reenergize the international refugee regime, the …

We are ready for 2019

Cesar Jaramillo Conventional Weapons, Defence & Human Security, Featured, Forced Displacement and Migration, Nuclear Weapons, Ploughshares Monitor, Space Security

As 2018 ends, you may feel disheartened by the state of global security. Multiple, overlapping crises—some brewing, others already manifest—seem to outpace the international community’s capacity to respond effectively. Published …

The War in Yemen: 2011-2018: The elusive road to peace

Sonal Marwah Defence & Human Security, Featured, Forced Displacement and Migration, Reports

              Working paper 18-1 November 2018 By Sonal Marwah and Tom Clark Executive summary The United Nations (UN) has played a key role in …

Delivering on the Global Compact on Refugees: The need for principled leadership from UNHCR

Sonal Marwah Featured, Forced Displacement and Migration, Research in Action

Here is the second piece in a three-part series on the Global Compact on Refugees. You can read Part 1: The Global Compacts: A Primer here.  November 6, 2018 By Sonal Marwah …

Central American migrants face perilous journey

Ploughshares Forced Displacement and Migration, Ploughshares Monitor

Irregular migration through Mexico to the United States has occurred for decades. However, the growing number of Central American migrants (mainly from Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras) crossing Mexico and …

Inaccessible? Untangling the current U.S. refugee program

Sonal Marwah Forced Displacement and Migration, Ploughshares Monitor

Until recently, the United States was the world’s most generous donor of humanitarian assistance to displaced persons and had the largest resettlement program. But the Trump administration’s new immigration policies …