Outward and upward mobility – How Afghan and Syrian refugees can use mobility to improve their prospects
October 8, 2021
This policy brief examines the different types of movements that refugees are undertaking after their initial displacement across the border.
Drawing lessons from TRAFIG’s empirical research, it makes the case that, while expanding access to the traditional durable solutions (voluntary repatriation, local integration and resettlement) continues to be essential, alternatives are also sorely needed. For both traditional and innovative solutions, mobility plays a significant role—and supporting refugees’ mobility could help more people secure improved living conditions and livelihoods.