Upcoming Debate: Feb. 26, 2019

Global Refugee Crisis


Why This Debate and Why Now?

One of the world’s biggest challenges is the refugee crisis: the movement of people fleeing violence, persecution, human rights violations and natural disasters, and their obstacles to resettlement. The number of forcibly displaced people has never been higher, at 68.5 million today, 25 million of whom are refugees crossing international borders, according to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). More than half of these individuals come from Sudan, Afghanistan and Syria. The crisis is growing. What can we all do about it? How can individuals take action to help solve the issue?

In Season 1 we'll look at these vital topics:

Season 1

Season 1 of Doha Debates will tackle urgent global issues like the refugee crisis, the rise of robots and artificial intelligence, gender inequality, water shortage and the possible end of capitalism. Join our moderator Ghida Fakhry, who has spent over two decades covering global conflict, for a series of conversations that will inspire you to change the world.

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