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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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