NY – June 6, 2017 – The world is facing unprecedented levels of population displacement. At least 65 million people are on the move, including 21.3 million refugees and 31 million internally displaced persons since the beginning of 2016. That means that one in every 100 people globally is displaced from their home. The last time humanity came even close to these levels was during the Second World War.
Read the article of Robert Muggah on the website of The World Economic Forum: https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2017/06/safe-havens-why-cities-are-crucial-to-the-global-refugee-crisis
Robert Muggah is co-founder of the Igarapé Institute and SecDev Group and member of the GPM Consultative Committee