The Case for Investing in Migrants and Refugees

The Case for Investing in Migrants and Refugees

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As the refugee crisis and global migration challenges persist, one of the highest priorities for displaced peoples is integration within local workforces. Host countries are collaborating with the private sector to assist newly resettled refugees find jobs and leverage the skills they are bringing into their adopted nations. What strategies are being activated to help refugees find work more rapidly? How are investments in retraining and skills-matching for displaced people working out for local businesses and economies? How is the business case being made to help and hire forced migrants and asylum-seekers around the world?

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Moderator
Caroline Fairchild
Managing News Editor, LinkedIn

Speakers
Kerry Kennedy
President, Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights

Jeff Maggioncalda
CEO, Coursera

Gideon Maltz
Executive Director, Tent Foundation

Saed Moujtahed
President, Syrian Institute For Progress