At the WEF brain-storming meeting in Dubai on November 13, 2016, Senator Ratna Omidvar joined a discussion on how leaders can exercise responsive and responsible leadership that is forward-looking in the face of prolonged crisis and vulnerability.
In the management of global migration, the world is clinging to outdated infrastructure and patterns of mobility, says Senator Ratna Omidvar. The contribution immigrants make to their host communities is not widely understood, and countries need to begin showing an interest in all migrants, not just skilled labour.
How can we create more welcoming and compassionate societies? One policy at a time. Here are nine initiatives to better promote inclusion, from a cross-section of speakers at this week’s 6 Degrees forum.
On September 16, 2016, Philippe Legrain (Founder, Open Political Economy Network (OPEN)) sat down for a one-on-one conversation with Senator Ratna Omidvar to discuss his latest report on the economic dividends of refugee integration and employment.
Published on October 5, 2016
Senator Ratna Omidvar spoke with Radio Canada International to discuss the issue, and said changes must be made so there is due process in the citizenship revocation process.
Published on September 27, 2016
The full text of Senator Omidvar's speech in the Senate on September 27, 2016.
Published on September 19, 2016
The U.N. Summit on Refugees and Migrants is an opportunity for leadership on resettlement and relief solutions. Asking the right questions is an important part of getting there.
GDX's own Ratna Omidvar talks refugee policy as part of an expert panel convened by the Center for Global Development in Washington, D.C. on Monday, July 11, 2016.