How Do We Tackle The Root Causes of Displacement?

How can we help people remain at home? How can we help them get back home? How do we help them if they cannot go home? “Our world today is at a crossroads,” the head of the UN Refugee Agency António Guterres said at the opening of the two-day forum entitled “Understanding and addressing root causes of displacement.” “From a humanitarian perspective, this juncture is defined by two ‘mega-problems’ in an environment of global insecurity: a seemingly uncontrollable multiplication of violent conflicts in an environment of global insecurity, and the pervasive and growing effects of natural hazards and climate change that are already shaping our present and will shape our future even more,” he added. The UN High Commissioner for Refugees, who steps down at the end of December after 10 years

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