The World Refugee Council will hold several meetings with key stakeholders in the private, not-for-profit and public sectors from around the world to discuss how to improve the international response to the refugee crises.
Mar 21

Transforming the Global Refugee System: An Evening with Lloyd Axworthy

March 21, 2019 | 7:00 PM | CIGI CAMPUS AUDITORIUM, Waterloo, Canada
Join us for an evening with former Canadian foreign affairs minister and World Refugee Council chair Lloyd Axworthy, in conversation with Doug Saunders, an award-winning author and international affairs columnist for The Globe and Mail.

In what’s sure to be an insightful and engaging Q&A, Mr. Axworthy will discuss the new World Refugee Council report and its call for a major overhaul of the global refugee system, including the severity of the current refugee crisis and the innovative solutions proposed in the report.
Jun 29

Fifth Meeting of the World Refugee Council

June 29, 2018 | 3:00 PM | Rhodes, Greece
The World Refugee Council will convene in Rhodes, Greece, to discuss the ongoing work of the project to propose bold solutions and innovative approaches to promote greater international cooperation for the benefit of refugees and host and transit states.
Jun 14

Mass Displacement in Ongoing Conflicts: Myanmar and South Sudan

June 14, 2018 | 10:00 AM | International Peace Institute, New York, New York, United States
Hosted by the World Refugee Council of the Centre for International Governance Innovation and the International Peace Insititute, this event will bring together high-level experts from the United Nations (UN), national delegations to the UN, representatives of civil society and refugee experts to discuss the dynamics of responding to mass displacement situations in the context of protracted conflicts.
Jun 5

The Role of Technology in Addressing the Global Migration Crisis

June 5, 2018 | 3:00 PM
A two day workshop hosted by the Centre of International Governance Innovation (CIGI), in partnership with the Aspen Ministers Forum, this event offers a unique opportunity to bring together policymakers, private sector leaders, civil society, and technology innovators, executives and financers to drive impact focused solutions to transform the existing global refugee system and its inadequacies.