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News Release: Canadian entrepreneur partners with BVOR Fund to settle 20 refugee families

September 6, 2018

Canadian entrepreneur Jim Estill joins special initiative that brings together sponsors & funders to resettle UNHCR referred refugees to Canada in 2018 OTTAWA, ONTARIO, 6 September 2018 – Canadian Entrepreneur, Jim Estill, President and CEO of Danby Appliances, has partnered with the recently announced BVOR Fund to sponsor 20 refugee families to Canada. Estill has…

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Un nouveau fonds assume les coûts du parrainage de réfugiés par les Canadiens

August 17, 2018

 Une initiative extraordinaire rassemble parrains et bailleurs de fonds pour réinstaller les réfugiés référés par le HCR au Canada OTTAWA (ONTARIO), le 7 août 2018 – Le Carrefour des réfugiés de l’Université d’Ottawa et la Fondation Shapiro, en collaboration avec les Services aux familles juives d’Ottawa, sont ravis d’annoncer la création d’un nouveau fonds visant à…

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News Release: New Fund Covers Costs for Canadians Sponsoring Refugees

August 7, 2018

Special initiative brings together sponsors & funders to resettle UNHCR referred refugees to Canada OTTAWA, ONTARIO, 7 August 2018 – The University of Ottawa Refugee Hub and the Shapiro Foundation, together with Jewish Family Services Ottawa, are delighted to announce the creation of a new fund aimed at facilitating the sponsorship of up to 1,000…

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Job Opportunity: Program Officer, Global Refugee Sponsorship Initiative

July 26, 2018

Are you a smart, passionate, creative professional looking for a next step in your global career? Then we might have the role for you! The Global Refugee Sponsorship Initiative (GRSI) is a unique and ambitious multi-stakeholder collaboration that is mandated to encourage and support the adoption of refugee sponsorship programs around the world.  The University of Ottawa Refugee…

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uOttawa’s Refugee Hub Plays a Key Role in New SSHRC Partnership Grant on Civil Society and the Global Refugee Regime

July 16, 2018

The uOttawa Refugee Hub, based at the Common Law Section, and the Faculty of Social Sciences are partnering with Professor James Milner of Carleton University on a $2.5 million partnership grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC).  The project, titled Civil Society and the Global Refugee Regime: Understanding and Enhancing Impact through…

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Job Opportunity: GRSI Program Manager

June 25, 2018

The Global Refugee Sponsorship Initiative (GRSI) is a unique and ambitious multi-stakeholder collaboration that is mandated to encourage and support the adoption of refugee sponsorship programs around the world.  The University of Ottawa Refugee Hub is a founding partner of the GRSI and also houses its Chairperson, Professor Jennifer Bond. We are seeking an experienced Senior Program Manager to…

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New Partnership: The Refugee Hub & Allan Rock Launch Project in Support of World Refugee Council Research

November 3, 2017

The University of Ottawa’s Refugee Hub and uOttawa law professor Allan Rock have recently launched an innovative research project designed to inform the newly formed World Refugee Council (WRC), which is exploring new approaches to transform the global system for responding to refugees by addressing core structural issues, and above all, responsibility-sharing for refugee protection, assistance and solutions.…

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New Partnership: University of Ottawa’s Refugee Hub and The Columbia University Global Policy Initiative (GPI)

November 3, 2017

The University of Ottawa’s Refugee Hub is pleased to announce a new collaboration with the Columbia University Global Policy Initiative (GPI) on a series of policy briefs and high-level convenings related to the United Nations’ Global Compacts on Refugees and Migration. The goal of the collaboration is to support the development of the Global Compacts by providing both high-quality research and…

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