As refugees continue to pour across borders, and conflicts in the Arab region affect many others who remain within their countries, displaced young people struggle to continue their education. In this section of our publication, we focus on this important issue.
The professional opportunities for refugees are scarce, despite longstanding international pledges of support, in Jordan and Lebanon. In Turkey, the employment situation is somewhat brighter.
For many refugees in the Arab region, entrepreneurship is a chance to build an independent life. But doing so is not easy in many host countries.
Rules about who counts as a refugee bar these “guests” from basic human rights, including access to education. The government and universities could help change that.