Summary: two refugee conferences in New York. Pledges fall far short of need. MENA region more than half the world problem. Present global refugee regime not fit for purpose.

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  1. There is a similar set of observations to Alexander Bett’s on the need for an alternative to the UNHCR in the FT this week: It’s clearly time for a change of mind-set toward refugees, still seen as temporary victims, towards seeing them as actors in the joint design of a much longer-term set of arrangements. This clearly includes access to work and a wider acceptance that their fate (viz the post-1948 Palestinians) will not be temporary if they are fleeing a failed state rather than persecution and/or war alone.

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