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Fragility Forum 2020 | Refugee Policies: Increasing Self-Reliance and Economic Inclusion in Protracted Crises

June 23, 2020

World Bank Group Headquarters

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Close to 80% of refugees are displaced for more than five years, in most cases hosted by developing countries. The refugees' economic inclusion in their host communities and their ability to support themselves become key to sustainably manage these protracted situations, yet refugees are often legally barred from formal work. Suitable policies and strategies must accompany financing to improve these situations.

This session will discuss experiences assessing refugee policies in Uganda, Ethiopia, Jordan, Colombia, and others and how to use them to inform dialogue with other refugee-hosting countries.

Welcome to the Fragility Forum

 

View the Fragility Forum 2020 Kickoff Session from June 9 2020

 

 

Speakers

Senior Director, Fragility, Conflict and Violence, World Bank

Deputy Director, Division of Resilience and Solutions, UNHCR

Relief, Disaster Preparedness and Refugees Minister, Government of Uganda

Deputy Director of Programs, Kenya, International Rescue Committee

Reporter, Devex