The Economic Integration of Refugees in Canada: A Mixed Record?
By Lori Wilkinson and Joseph Garcea Since the fall of 2015, refugee resettlement in Canada has risen dramatically as the Trudeau government committed itself to admitting at least 25,000 Syrian refugees—a goal accomplished by the end of February 2016. As Canada expands its resettlement efforts, ensuring the labor-market integration and self-sufficiency of these new arrivals … Continue reading The Economic Integration of Refugees in Canada: A Mixed Record?
What happens to traditional knowledge and use of natural resources when people migrate?
The study investigates traditional knowledge of forest plants in a community (La Quetzal) inhabited by people who returned to Guatemala at the end of the civil war, after 10-12 years in exile in Southern Mexico, and now are in the process of constructing a new community in the Lacandon jungle in the Petén, Guatemala. We … Continue reading What happens to traditional knowledge and use of natural resources when people migrate?
Climate change, environmental degradation and migration
Climate change will have a progressively increasing impact on environmental degradation and environmentally dependent socio-economic systems with potential to cause substantial population displacement. The key concerns in Less Developed Countries (LDCs) will include serious threats to food security and health, considerable economic decline, inundation of coastal areas, and degradation of land and fresh water resources … Continue reading Climate change, environmental degradation and migration
Research Summary on Resettled Refugee Integration in Canada
Executive Summary This paper represents an overview and meta-analysis of existing research on refugee integration in Canada. The terms of reference for the work include three main components: 1) a summary of key research findings in sectors indicative of integration in Canada, such as labour force participation and income, housing careers, official language ability, and … Continue reading Research Summary on Resettled Refugee Integration in Canada
Resettled and Included? The employment integration of resettled refugees in Sweden
The full text of this book is online. This volume is an outcome of the project Labour Market Integration of Resettled Refugees in Sweden carried out by the Malmö Institute for Studies of Migration, Diversity and Welfare(MIM) at Malmö University and co-funded by the European Refugee Fund (ERF) and the Axel and Margaret Ax:son Johnson … Continue reading Resettled and Included? The employment integration of resettled refugees in Sweden
Looking Back and Building Futures: Former Refugees Views on Settling in New Zealand
The ‘Quota Refugees Ten Years On: Perspectives on Integration, Community and Identity’ programme of research aims to build a platform of knowledge and understanding about integration, community and identity for former refugees who arrived in New Zealand ten or more years ago through the refugee quota category. The research involves a multi-method approach, including a … Continue reading Looking Back and Building Futures: Former Refugees Views on Settling in New Zealand