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News Release: Hundreds of refugees to settle in Canada by year’s end after receipt of $3.5 million in donations ensures community sponsorship spaces are filled

November 14, 2018

OTTAWA, Nov. 14, 2018 /CNW/ – 685 refugees will be settled in 49 Canadian communities by the end of this year thanks to the rapid combined efforts of sponsors, private donors, and government. More than 150 sponsoring groups from across Canada have stepped forward since August to sponsor refugees, after a handful of philanthropic leaders committed a combined total of…

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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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Seeking Upper-Year Fellows

September 13, 2017

As a collaborative special project with the World Refugee Council (WRC), the uOttawa Refugee Hub and Professor Allan Rock are jointly seeking talented & committed upper-year students to contribute to their work. Successful candidates will support a major academic project and support the Refugee Hub’s engagement in national and international consultations on the future of…

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