Category Archives: Conflict, Human Rights, and Humanitarian Aid

What Could a Trump Presidency Mean for Refugees?

By Sam Lampert, Talya Lockman-Fine, and Ellen Kendall Throughout his presidential campaign and in his role as president-elect, Donald Trump has defended policy stances that, if implemented, would have significant consequences for refugees, not only in the United States but … Continue reading

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James Mwangi on the Development Plan for the 21st Century – Podcast

James Mwangi, Executive Director of the Dalberg Group, joined the ‘Maintaining the Momentum for the SDGs’ event, convened by The Guardian around the UN’s General Assembly in New York. James joined the first panel discussion on ‘How to Implement 17 … Continue reading

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Yemen Faces Great Challenges if a Peace Agreement is Forged

By Dalberg’s Paul Callan, and Globesight’s Taufiq Rahim Today, Yemen has three million individuals who have fled conflict, and are displaced both within the country and outside of its borders. Creating the right conditions for their return home is both a … Continue reading

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Enabling Returns for the Displaced in Syria

By Dalberg’s Paul Callan, and Talya Lockman-Fine; and Globesight’s Taufiq Rahim, Alaa’ Odeh, and Anna De Palma   The scale of the conflict in Syria is hard to comprehend: almost half a million people killed, according to some estimates, and more … Continue reading

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Enhancing the Resilience of Migrants

By Tamara Pironnet, Charles Kwenin, and Sam Lampert This blog post is adapted from “Smart Practices that Enhance the Resilience of Migrants”, a study that Dalberg conducted on behalf of the International Federation of the Red Cross. A summary of the … Continue reading

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The Delicate Balance Between Increasing Economic Opportunities in Northern Nigeria While also Addressing Security

First published in Business Day. By Nneka Eze Whether due to dominance of the media or current economic power, the “average” Nigerian is not thinking about the huge economic potential or the breadbasket (agricultural production zones) of Nigeria when they think … Continue reading

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Dalberg’s Ciku Kimeria Discusses Visa Openness on BBC

When Dalberg’s Ciku Kimeria planned her road trip through Côte d’Ivoire, Burkina Faso, Togo, and Benin earlier this year, she expected her home continent to embrace her with open arms. But this Kenyan woman—a seasoned traveller to 42 countries, 16 … Continue reading

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Broken Asylum Systems Closer to Home

This article originally appeared on World Policy Blog. By Talya Lockman-Fine The young man arrived for a meeting with the non-governmental organization employee. He had no job and, without working papers, few prospects of gaining one. He had temporary housing … Continue reading

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Slideshow: Volunteering in The Jungle – A Journey to the Calais Refugee Camp

By Katya Akulinicheva At 3:45am on a grim November Saturday, my alarm marked the start of what was going to be a very long day. Wearing rainboots and with my duffle bag in hand, I set off for my 5-hour … Continue reading

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A Crystal Ball for Global Development: What Will Happen in 2016?

This article was originally published on Huffington Post Impact. By Yana Watson Kakar, Madji Sock, and Shyam Sundaram True to hopes, 2015 was a landmark year for global development. Two decades of talks yielded an ambitious, universal agreement to fight climate … Continue reading

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