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A conversation with Dr. Ben Whitham
This type of demonising, of setting up an unrealistic binary choice based on definitions of “hero” and “villain”, is a game that politicians have played for years. “The tactic is extremely effective. ‘You’re either this or you’re that’ is a well-evidenced and old way of winning people over. It goes back to religion…good and evil”, Dr. Whitham said.
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Pathways to education for youth on the move
Educational mobility affords an individual the opportunity to grow personally and professionally, to realise one’s potential, forge friendships and change worldviews – without putting his or her life at risk. As states and other stakeholders discuss how to increase legal migration pathways for migration in Geneva for the final thematic consultation, it is imperative that sufficient attention is given to pathways for education.