World Refugee Council Special Advisor Gary Kleiman looks at the economic impact of the global displacement crisis and discusses some of the innovative financing mechanisms proposed by the WRC and other groups to address it:

"Application of standard private capital market tools to address the chronic multi-billion dollar annual shortfalls through bilateral and multilateral funding is a core recommendation of the new United Nations Global Compact for Refugees. Progress will be reviewed at the upcoming September General Assembly session, and organizations like the Refugee Investment Network and World Refugee Council, based respectively in the US and Canada, are mobilizing both small and large-scale innovative solutions mixing commercial and impact investment."

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