June 23

Analysis: There Are More Refugees Today Than at Any Point in History Since WWII. A New Approach Aims to Turn Them Into the Next Wave of Entrepreneurs

By Dianne Calvi

Today, the world honors refugees, and celebrates their courage and resilience–but a failure to address a growing crisis means, this year, the words of support may ring hollow.

In 2022, according to the UNHCR, there were 32.5 million refugees, a higher number than at any point in history since the Second World War–and this figure has more than doubled in the space of a decade.

Photo courtesy of Barbara Minishi/European Union.

Source: Fortune (link opens in a new window)

Finance, Investing
business development, financial inclusion, migrants, poverty alleviation, refugees