Peace & Justice

Poles Apart: Why People Turn Against Each Other, and How to Bring Them Together

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Why do people become divided? What steps can we all take to reduce hostility and bring about understanding?

How can innovative finance support refugee integration?

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According to the UNHCR, global resettlement will increase to 1,473,156 people in 2022. In the current global context, with ongoing conflict preventing refugees from safely returning home, overburdened asylum systems that limit possibilities of local integration, and the effects of a global pandemic further impacting the precarious situation of many refugees- the need for increased resettlement opportunities is more urgent than ever.

Eye on Afghanistan: Shoshana Stewart in Conversation

Weeks after Afghanistan fell to the Taliban, the future of its people (especially Afghan women), its economy, and its regional and international standing remains unclear. Shoshana Stewart, who has spent years working and living in Afghanistan, joins Paul van Zyl to discuss the humanitarian and ethical challenges the sudden change in government has triggered, and reveals how The Conduit community might support those Afghans who need it most.

As thousands flee Afghanistan, refugees will need the support of communities to rebuild their lives and thrive

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By the time Ashraf Ghani fled the presidential palace in Kabul, it was already apparent that the Afghan president had set a precedent, and that the Taliban’s rapid repossession of Afghanistan would precipitate the acceleration of an ongoing exodus that would drain the country of countless lives, and the hopes and dreams they had until very recently held for their homeland.

A FAIR FUTURE FOR ALL

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July marks the 70th anniversary of the UN Refugee Convention which provides the framework of the internationally defined rights of refugees, as well as the legal obligations of States to protect them.

International Action for Uyghurs

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Hear from leading human rights advocates and the newly created independent Uyghur Tribunal impartially investigating China’s alleged abuse of Uyghurs, Kazakhs and other Turkic Muslim populations.

EBINEHITA IYERE: “ONE INSTANCE OF VIOLENCE IN A COMMUNITY IS ONE TOO MANY”

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After speaking on a panel at The Conduit about violence affecting young people, we talk to youth practitioner and founder of Milk and Honey, Ebinehita Iyere, about the root causes of rising violence, why we need to speak to young people about grief and the pressure facing young women and girls.

YEMEN: FINDING SOLUTIONS TO A COUNTRY IN CRISIS

The Conduit held an event to explain the scale of the crisis, to explore how the issues in Yemen can be addressed and to suggest what actions our community can take.

MARCHING TOWARDS CHANGE: HOW TO BUILD A MOVEMENT

These were the questions on the table at our recent panel discussion, ‘Marching Towards Change’, where we engaged some ofthe world’s foremost experts on social activism, civil unrest and creating people-powered campaigns to examine what it takes to build a movement.

INSIDE CAMBRIDGE ANALYTICA’S PLOT TO BREAK THE WORLD

Christopher Wylie is a fan of metaphors. Within an hour’s conversation he cycles through blind dates, building fires and town squares, all in an attempt to encapsulate the complexity of our current relationship with social media – in particular, Facebook.