Summary of Selections from the Forced Migration Review 70th Issue (3) – Knowledge, voice and power: Research, Authorship, Higher Education, and Academia
In September 2022, the Forced Migration Review published their 70th issue with a special focus on perspectives and expertise by those with lived experience. This research summary provides the following executive summaries of: "Mentoring new voices in forced migration publishing," "Rhetorical commitments and funding realities in Dadaab, Kenya," "Funding, credibility, and visibility: supporting forced migration research in the Global South," "Co-writing and inclusive publications," "Displaced Syrian academics: unheard voices in academia," "Exclusion from the conversation: reflections from Afghan refugees," and "When displaced persons lead research: experiences from East Africa."
Summary of Canada’s Legacy in Afghanistan: Responding to the Humanitarian Crisis and Helping People Reach Safety
On 15 August 2021, the government of Afghanistan collapsed and the Taliban returned to power. Evacuations started through a multinational air bridge, but many Afghans were left behind after the last evacuation flight. The House of Commons created a Special Committee on Afghanistan (the Special Committee) to learn lessons and to determine how Canada can help better Afghans. This is a summary of that report.