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.
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.
The death of a young Moroccan woman while trying to reach Spain adds fuel to a national debate about the future of youth in the country.
Mohammad bin Salman wants universities in the Kingdom to focus on the needs of the private sector, in a break with the free-handed policy of the previous Saudi king.
The new organization seeks to invigorate more thoughtful public policy in the Republic of Sudan and to train a new generation of development specialists.
A Norwegian project to hold a refugee’s academic history in a single document and to simplify admission to higher education in host countries is catching on.
A new assessment tool aims to help asylum seekers in finding education or employment.