This the final article in Oliver White's blog series covering policies and complexities in the global migrant crisis. In this piece, Oliver sums up the issues we're facing and examines some of the challenges that lay ahead in implementing an effective solution, which demands bold leadership.
The international community is failing to share responsibility in the increasingly complex refugee crisis. Repatriation schemes have come under fire for favouring political expediency over the safety of refugees returning to dangerous contexts in their home countries. Charlie Ensor explains.
In part three of Oliver White's five part series, he explains why resettlement is not a feasible solution to solving the world's refugee crisis. So minuscule is the number of countries participating in UNHCR's resettlement program, that in 2015 there were enough places to resettle 0.66% of the world's refugees.
Sara Pantuliano, Managing Director of ODI, examines the ripple effect of restrictive asylum policies on poorer countries in Europe and Australia, leading to the erosion of refugee protection on a global scale.
Ian Wishart reflects on Plan International's work on securing children's rights, and laments a recent high court decision in Australia that will see children returned to offshore immigration detention centres.