China and South Korea will need to learn from other refugee emergencies by making three key policy decisions.
To avoid another refugee 'crisis' that would take the world by surprise, East Asia would do well to be prepared for an influx of people from North Korea.
Kurdish protestors against the Turkish operation in Afrin outside the EU building in Lebanon on January 28.
The Erdoğan regime's move into northern Syria is being justified in the name of European security.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau walks past Ivanka Trump at the Women and Development event at the G20 summit in July 2017 in Germany.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is making a political career out of burnishing his self-image and convincing the world he's a human rights leader. Do his actions match his words?
How will our children view this period in Manus in the future?
Michelle Rooney, 2017
The detention centre for asylum seekers generated some economic benefits for Manus Islanders. But how would their forefathers have reasoned with the incarceration of men in exchange for development and money?
A Muslim woman wearing a hijab headscarf stands side by side with a punk woman with a green mohawk at a rally in support of Syrian refugees in Oslo, Norway, in 2015.
As immigration novices, Denmark, Norway and Sweden have actively been searching for inspiration and new solutions abroad. Canada is providing some critical inspiration.
Asylum seekers from Haiti leave Olympic Stadium in August, 2017 in Montreal.The stadium is being used as temporary housing to deal with the influx of asylum seekers arriving from the United States.
(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz)
Talking about mental health challenges is not always so easy for young immigrant and refugee men in Canada, according to research from the University of British Columbia.
Hindu women, who crossed over from Myanmar into Bangladesh, wait for their turn to collect aid at refugee camp in September 2017.
AP Photo/Dar Yasin
Today, there are more refugees and displaced people than ever before. Sophisticated analytics could be a game-changer for officials on the front lines of the crisis.
Migrants from Somalia cross into Canada from the United States by walking down a train track towards Emerson, Manitoba in February 2017.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods
Electronically monitoring migrants and refugees may seem like a humane alternative to detention, but it's rife with problems and still criminalizes would-be immigrants.
Jihyun Park finds joy in the little things many take for granted, whether it’s being able to drop her kids off at school or having family dinners.
Jihyun Park escaped North Korea and is now living in Manchester. But how to explain her scars to her children? Or why they can't call their relatives still living in North Korea?
Protesting the Trump administration’s decision in Bethlehem.
EPA/Abed Al Hashlamoun
With a single cut in donations to a UN agency, Donald Trump has abandoned another norm of US foreign policy. The consequences could be disastrous.
Rohingya Muslim women who fled Myanmar for Bangladesh stretch their arms out to collect aid distributed by relief agencies in this September 2017 photo. A campaign of killings, rape and arson attacks by security forces and Buddhist-aligned mobs have sent more than 850,000 of the country’s 1.3 million Rohingya fleeing.
(AP Photo/Dar Yasin, File)
Facebook is unwittingly helping fuel a genocide against the Rohingya people in Myanmar. Does Cuba’s internet model provide lessons to manage social media amid political chaos?
An asylum appeal court: a judge’s view.
Inconsistencies in how judges handle appeal cases and different levels of legal provision around the country can leave asylum seekers facing a lottery.
Rohingya refugees in mid-December at a camp in Bangladesh.
EPA-EFE/Tracey Nearmy Australi and New Zealand Out.
Two global compacts on refugees and migrants will be proposed in 2018.
People move around the outskirts of Dagahaley settlement at Kenya’s Dadaab Refugee Camp.
UN Refugee Agency special envoy Ambassador Mohamed Abdi Affey, explains what caused the reversal of the decision to close Dadaab, and what the future holds for Kenya's Somali refugees.
Refugees in Greece seeking reunification with family in Germany.
The issue of whether to allow refugees to bring their close family to Germany has been a sticking point in coalition negotiations.
Limitations improve creativity: we think up solutions we would never have thought of in a lab.
A welcome to refugees from local school children in Belfast.
Niall Carson/PA Archive
Northern Ireland lacks an integration strategy for refugees.
Polish refugees in 1939.
Then as now, volunteer groups are stepping in where governments won't.
Eritrean asylum seekers protest against deportation in Israel, in January 2017.
Israel is deporting thousands of Eritrean asylum seekers to Rwanda, while in the US, many face being sent back to the country they fled.
A deal done: the foreign minister of Bangladesh, Abul Hassan Mahmud Ali, visits Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi.
EPA/Myanmar Ministry of Information
Refugees' rights are protected by international law. Why are the Rohingya being returned home?