Over the last few weeks, media all over the world have put the spotlight on the photograph of a three-year-old Syrian boy’s body at a Turkish beach. The boy’s name is Aylan Kurdi. His family was trying to reach Greece...KEEP READING
This week's PD News roundup looks at the use of public diplomacy tools for refugees and asylum seekers. An Irish tech start-up created software to address the lack of transparency in charitable giving for refugees, while an Australian social enterprise employees refugees and asylum seekers to teach cooking classes and encourage cross-cultural communication. Other headlines looked at the need for action in combatting Australia's offshore migrant processing system, and a call for more medium to long-term aid for Syrian refugees in Jordan.
- How can NGOs push Australia to change its refugee policy? - Devex
- Free to Feed: cooking classes run by asylum seekers - TimeOut
- Irish start-up Aid:Tech using blockchain to distribute aid in refugee camps - SiliconRepublic
- Supporting refugees and host communities: a holistic approach for foreign assistance in Jordan - DipNote
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