Economic Inclusion

A High-Level Visit for HIAS Offices in Panama and Ecuador

Jun 23, 2021

UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi met with HIAS clients in Panama and Ecuador.

70 Years of Workers’ Rights for Refugees

Apr 30, 2021

On this International Labor Day we look back on 70 years of work since the 1951 Refugee Convention effectively allowed refugees and asylum seekers access to work and the rights that go with it.

No to GBV, Yes to Economic Empowerment

Apr 14, 2021

A close collaboration in Ecuador between HIAS and UN Women promotes economic empowerment as an effective strategy to stop GBV.

Helping Women Find Safety and New Opportunities

Mar 08, 2021

On International Women's Day we focus on programs in Ecuador, Israel, and Chad where HIAS is focusing on women and helping them find safety and new opportunities.

HIAS Ecuador Wins UN Awards

Oct 30, 2020

HIAS Ecuador was awarded by the UN for its work in gender equality programming and an agribusiness project.

HIAS Leaders Speak at UNHCR Forum For NGOs

Sep 29, 2020

HIAS's international program teams played a key role at the 2020 UNHCR-NGO Global Annual Consultations.

Refugees Succeed, and In Turn Inspire Those Who Help Them

Sep 24, 2020

Despite these tough times, there are still stories of hope and resilience that bolster refugees and inspire those helping them.

José Miguel: A refugee success story in Ecuador

José Miguel Palma, a HIAS client in Ecuador, describes how he emerged from extreme poverty to become a university graduate and architect.

Briefing: Integrating Refugees into the U.S. Economy

Jul 20, 2020

Keith Combs, HIAS’ Economic Inclusion program manager, hosts a panel discussion on how HIAS prepares recently resettled refugees to enter the U.S. workforce.

Briefing: In Search of Safety — LGBTQ Refugee Protection and HIAS

Jun 25, 2020

In honor of LGBTQ Pride Month, three experts discuss the unique needs and vulnerabilities of this population, and how HIAS and our U.S. and international partners have stepped up to advocate for the human rights of our LGBTQ clients and provide lifesaving support.

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