Four United Nations agencies recently convened a meeting in Jordan to discuss the skills young people need to transition from school to jobs.
Nadia Al-Sakkaf, a former Yemeni minister forced to flee her homeland, talks about her struggle to seek asylum and continue her research. Pull-Out Quotes:
Rahaf Aldoughli came to the U.K. as a doctoral student on a government scholarship. Her status changed to refugee after she criticised the policies of the Syrian regime.
Jehan Alswaihli talks about the difficulties she faced after fleeing the conflict in Libya and the need for more support for scholars like her in rebuilding their lives abroad.
As the world observes World Refugee Day, Hadeel Abdelhameed relates how she fled a conflict zone and rebuilt her academic career in Australia.
A recent policy paper from two U.N. agencies has 15 recommendations for host countries on how to help refugees surmount barriers to higher education.
International academic groups are urging the global science community to advocate for helping Ukraine’s displaced scientists and scholars.
A documentary film recounts the little-known story of El Shatt, a refugee camp near Suez that sheltered thousands of Europeans during World War II.
Now living in Paris, the novelist and poet says he hopes the cultural honour will focus more attention on the neglected realm of Arabic literature in translation.
International academic groups call on Israel to drop restrictions that would limit foreign scholars’ ability to study and work at universities in the West Bank.