July 5, 2023 — In the third installment of the four-part series Lands, Borders, and People, experts discuss ways to improve the economic integration of refugees in South Asia and establish global and regional policy cooperation to respond to rising humanitarian migration. Participants include Rubana Huq, vice-chancellor of Asian University, Bangladesh; and Poongkothai Chandrahasan, founder and CEO of Serendip Be The Change Foundation. Priyali Sur, founder and executive director of The Azadi Project, moderated the discussion. (1 hr., 19 min.)
Lands, Borders, and People series aims to delve into a significant contemporary issue that impacts nations and communities globally: migration, displacement, and refugees. In each session, a panel of experts will examine various aspects of this topic, focusing on the legal, social, economic, and cultural dynamics specific to South Asia.