A New Deal for Refugees

It emerged from the milestone New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants in 2016. This laid out a vision for a more comprehensive response to these crises, known as the Comprehensive Refugee Response Framework, or CRRF.

It called for greater support to refugees and the countries that host them, often among the poorest in the world, and also aims to help refugees become more self-reliant so that they can contribute more to their own future and to that of the host community.

The stories below explore the many facets of the global compact on refugees, which is expected to be adopted by the UN General Assembly towards the end of 2018.

Bangladesh. Rohingya Refugees from Myanmar and local Bangladeshi students attend school together

New support for refugees also helps hosts -- World Bank official

The World Bank has stepped up its involvement in the response to refugee movements.

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Greece. Refugees and migrants arrive in Lesvos.

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Poland. City of Solidarity leads the way in welcoming refugees

Polish city leads the way in solidarity with refugees

The city of Gdansk has offered a warm welcome to migrants and refugees.

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Towards a global compact on refugees