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Refugee and Forced Displacement Initiative

With an ever-increasing number of people around the world displaced from their homes by protracted conflicts and persecution, a new approach to this insistent problem is urgently needed. The Wilson Center Refugee and Forced Displacement Initiative (RAFDI) will help policymakers and practitioners meet this challenge by expanding the space for new perspectives, constructive dialogue and sustainable solutions.

Refugees walking on horizon


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Defensoria del Pueblo Colombia Venezuela

A Path to Self-Sufficiency: Advancing Venezuelan Refugee Integration in the Americas

The event focused on the critical need for successful integration of Venezuelans in Colombia, Ecuador, and the rest of the region. The discussion addressed some of the ongoing implementation challenges, barriers that limit integration, and the critical roles that the public and private sectors can play in delivering solutions and ensuring the success of these bold government initiatives.

Refugees on a boat

Wilson Quarterly Fall 2021

Humanity in Motion | Scenes from the Global Displacement Crisis