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Discussion on the State of Migration in East and Horn of Africa

On July 11, 2023, USCRI had the honor of joining the International Organization for Migration (IOM), the East Africa Community (EAC), and the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) at the United State Institute of Peace for a discussion of the inaugural State of Migration in East and Horn of Africa Report. This report focuses on the role of regional integration in advancing safe, orderly, and regular human mobility in the East and Horn of Africa region (EHoA) with a look towards...

USCRI Policy – Addressing Forced Displacement in the Central African Republic (CAR)

On April 28th, the Governments of the Central African Republic (CAR), Cameroon, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the Republic of the Congo, Chad, Sudan, and South Sudan, resolved to deliver durable solutions for the 1.4 million Central Africans forcibly displaced by decades of conflict. In partnership with United Nations Refugee agency (UNHCR), the alliance of governments signed the Yaoundé Declaration, which facilitates regional cooperation in strengthening protection, integration, an...

November 16: International Day for Tolerance

By: Rosalind Ghafar Rogers, PhD, LMHC, Clinical Behavioral Health Subject Matter Expert with USCRI’s Refugee Health Services in Arlington, VA   Societies are more diverse than ever, but intolerance is growing around the globe. Our world is currently steeped in conflict, oppression, violence, and war, all of which inflict incalculable suffe...

Examining Continued Protection Concerns for Rohingya Refugees, Speakers

We are proud to introduce the speakers for our upcoming webinar: Examining Continued Protection Concerns for Rohingya Refugees on Wednesday, August 23, 2023. Speakers: Abdul Hamid,


Dr. Gursimran Grewal is a trained Medical Doctor with a wealth of experience in global public health, specializing in Sexual and Reproductive Health, Family Planning, Maternal and Child Health, and HIV/AIDS. Over the past decade, she has provided technical leadership, project management, and financial oversight for large-scale programs across Asia and Africa, in partnership with international NGOs, private sector organizations, and governmental bodies. Her programs hav...


Mike is a non-profit leader and fundraising professional who has worked with refugee and international development organizations for more than 20 years. As Vice President of Strategic Development his team raises support for USCRI’s critical programs from the US government, foundations, corporations, and individual Americans. Prior to USCRI, Mike served as the Executive Director of Ripple Effect US, a charity raising awareness and support in the United States for smallholder farming families i...