Refuge: Transforming a Broken Refugee System
'Betts and Collier offer innovative insights into how to more effectively meet this challenge, with an important new focus on international solidarity and refugee empowerment' Kofi Annan
'Refugees and policy makers need practical answers to what is now a global crisis. This valuable book represents the kind of can-do thinking that we need to see' David Miliband
Teraz celý príbeh okolo. Kríza v lete 2015 ukázala slabosť spôsobu, akým riešime utečencov. No riešienie je silné slovo. Bol to chaos. Teraz sa treba poučiť.
Tak ako už asi každý, kto kúsok pričuchol k tomuto problému pripomen ...more
"Condemning millions of people to wasting their lives, this approach has contrived the rare folly of being both inhumane and expensive."
"Fewer than one in ten of the 4 million Syrian refugees in Turkey, Lebanon, and Jordan receive any material support from the United Nations or its implementing partners."
"Refugees are not allowed to work. They are dependent on a system that fails them."
"It is not just about indefinitely p ...more
Betts and Collier do a good job of summarizing how the current system came about and why Europe reacted so poorly to its sudden influx.
The major changes I would have made ...more
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Before this reading I was not familiar with different policies and the four permanent solutions. this topic is not black and white and we need to educate ourselves in order to fight for improved solutions. The book provides some good examples of how to handle this migrant policy.
The message is presented clearly and without preaching and makes sense - although it probably requires a maturity that our current political systems don't posses.
I've read a lot of books by Paul Collier and I've enjoyed all of them. My views on what should happen in the heaven states was quite similar to what was mentioned in the book. However, there are a few aspects I didn't consider before.
The book makes you think of policies and how politicians are sometimes forced to react due to public opinion. It made me wonder how much expertise the experts have (I would suggest reading Thinking, Fast and S ...more