The refugee crisis is so large and complex, and the surrounding rhetoric so confusing and heated, that people generally view the problem as unsolvable. Refugee advocate and former British foreign secretary David Miliband proposes four solutions. Ignoring people in desperate need is not only immoral, but it weakens democracy, says Miliband. getAbstract recommends this passionate, often personal talk to those concerned about this humanitarian issue.
In this summary, you will learn
- What factors fueled the global refugee crisis,
- How people’s response will reveal their character,
- How the crisis is solvable with four powerful remedies and
- What you can do personally to help.
About the Speaker
David Miliband is the president of the International Rescue Committee.