Call for more humanity to solve refugee crisis
In separate rousing talks on Thursday, two refugee activists told an audience filled with influential scientists and big thinkers that all the strides in technology have done very little to enhance our humanity, and the onus was now on all of them to help solve the refugee crisis.
“I believe the biggest question in the 21st century concerns our duty to strangers,” said David Miliband, president of the International Rescue Committee.
“The world is more connected than ever before yet the great danger is we’re consumed by our divisions and there’s no better test of that than how we treat refugees.”
Speaking on the third night of the international TED conference in Vancouver, Miliband told the hundreds of participants in the room that the refugee crisis is manageable, even solvable, if they do their part.
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