This week's PD News roundup looks at the use of public diplomacy tools for refugees and asylum seekers. An Irish tech start-up created software to address the lack of transparency in charitable giving for refugees, while an Australian social enterprise employees refugees and asylum seekers to teach cooking classes and encourage cross-cultural communication. Other headlines looked at the need for action in combatting Australia's offshore migrant processing system, and a call for more medium to long-term aid for Syrian refugees in Jordan.
- How can NGOs push Australia to change its refugee policy? - Devex
- Free to Feed: cooking classes run by asylum seekers - TimeOut
- Irish start-up Aid:Tech using blockchain to distribute aid in refugee camps - SiliconRepublic
- Supporting refugees and host communities: a holistic approach for foreign assistance in Jordan - DipNote
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