This Fall’s 71st UN General Assembly in New York City will address the large movements of refugees and migrants. After the climate crisis, increasingly the mass movement of people across land and sea is seen as a major force impacting nations across the globe. According to the UN, there is no sign that these pushes… Continue reading Assuming the Inevitable: Is mass-migration really a given for the future?
The refugee crisis, the Greek financial crisis, and the media’s rhetoric of panic around these events encourage the perception that Greece is on the edge of total breakdown. Much less coverage is paid to people who are working to provide services to refugees and other integration efforts on the ground. Understanding the challenges of the… Continue reading Day 1 at HIGGS
We are spending the summer in Athens interviewing refugee mothers, Greek volunteers, and service providers to learn about their coping strategies, their goals, and their journeys to find ways to build trust, understanding, and a sense of belonging. Click here to read our regular updates. About Us: Global Distinguished Professor, Environmental Studies and Public Policy, New… Continue reading Refuge and Resilience in the City of Athens