Climate change crises are on the rise around the world, primarily in the Middle East and North Africa. In Syria, the loss of resources and the increasing number of IDPs are increasing the countries’ ever prevalent vulnerability, making it one of the most daunting humanitarian crises of our time.
Tag: Syrian Refugees
‘Burn the camps’: The Dire Condition of Syrian Refugees in Lebanon
As Lebanon is responding to the influx of Syrian refugees through legislature and camp demolitions, Tiffany Kwok analyses present day conditions in Lebanon, as well as the future implications of such actions.
Hiding Behind Closed Borders: The European Union’s Failure in Managing the Refugee Crisis
Despite being charged with leading a response to the refugee crisis, the EU is incapable of responding promptly or appropriately. A comprehensive approach between the EU and NATO is needed that seeks to address the EU’s growing disintegration and insecurity.
Month 13 and a Reflection on the Economic Impact of Refugees in Canada
As Month 13 looms for many Syrians who are trying their hand at integrating into Canada without financial assistance, it is a pivotal point in the country’s ability to see their presence as a blessing as opposed to a burden.
Collaboration, Creativity, and Social Change Through Art: An Interview with Tim Jones
Today, more than 35 000 Syrian refugees have arrived in Canada to be permanently resettled. We interviewed Tim Jones, CEO of ArtScape, about raising awareness and support for Canada’s Syrian refugees, and using creativity to inspire social and political change.
How we represent international migrants and why it matters
Are we treating migrants like Skittles? Changing international perceptions of Syrian refugees are analyzed by Stephanie Oldfield as she suggests that Syrian migrants have been repreatedly de-humanized.
Forced Migration and Displacement in 2015
Jeyolyn Christi explores forced migration and displacement in 2015.
Canadian Armed Forces: Logistical Leaders in Resettlement
In her second article on the Syrian crisis, Kelsey Berg explores the role of the Canadian Armed Forces in the resettlement of the Syrian refugees brought into Canada.
Will Canada Follow the EU’s Approach to Refugees?
Kat Tam discusses the migrant crisis affecting the EU and Canada’s approach to dealing with the issue.
Communicating Canada’s Role in Assisting Syrian Refugees Part II with Major Lena Angell
Listen to the second part of Major Lena Angell’s presentation.