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Canada and Syrian Refugees

Ayman Al-Yassini, former Coordinating Member of the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada and RSD Expert, gives an account of Canada’s successful refugee resettlement programme. It was a cold December day in 2015 when the first Syrian family arrived at Pearson airport on a flight from Istanbul, Turkey. There were hundreds of well-wishers, including the […]

Scottish university to support Syrian reform

The University of St Andrews is to expand the work of its Centre for Syrian Studies (CSS) to foster a better understanding of Syria and carry out independent research which it’s hoped can help drive much-needed reform in the troubled country.