Reports

The World Refugee Council and the Aspen Ministers Forum co-hosted this working meeting to explore the integration of technology into the governance and lives of refugees and internally displaced persons. One of the first of its kind, this multi-stakeholder event brought together representatives from the private sector, civil society, academia and former political leaders to consider the challenges and opportunities in the use of technology and its potential to transform the global refugee system. Read Paper
Since it was convened in May 2017, the World Refugee Council has travelled to host countries on five continents, to better understand first-hand the problems of the global refugee system, and to consult those people with direct knowledge. Its findings come together in this report, with 55 recommendations offering bold, actionable ideas with which to galvanize political will and transform the system. Read Paper
"The Essentials" summarizes the World Refugee Council's 55 recommendations in its report "A Call to Action: Transforming the Global Refugee System." They offer bold, actionable ideas with which to galvanize political will and transform the system. Read Paper
More than 1.6 million Venezuelans have fled the country since 2015, and with no end in sight for Venezuela’s economic, humanitarian and governance crisis, the forced migration challenge will only grow. Read Paper
The World Refugee Council (WRC) was created to build on the momentum generated by UN meetings in New York in September 2016, which saw the unanimous adoption of the New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants, and to develop bold approaches to transform the current refugee system, focusing on the issues of accountability, responsibility sharing and governance, and finance. The WRC offers this interim report, and other discussion and research papers, to raise awareness of these issues and to stimulate ideas for reform that will transform lives. Read Paper