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Minister Sajjan announces $145m in funding on trip to Jordan

eAwaz Canada News

Amman – Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of International Development and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada, finished his first visit to Jordan as minister of international development. While there, he had discussions with partners on education, gender equality, human rights, the ongoing refugee crisis, and Canada’s support for humanitarian and development activities across the country. During …

Filippo Grandi United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

Global leaders launch Global Task Force on Refugee Labour Mobility

eAwaz Canada News

Ottawa—Across the globe, millions of people are displaced and in need of safety and protection. Only about 1% of refugees have access to resettlement each year, leaving millions of people in limbo and a significant talent pool often untapped. Labour complementary pathways provide an additional way, beyond resettlement, for displaced people to find durable solutions in third countries through labour …