27 minutes | Jun 20th 2019

Salam Shahin on Refugees and Technology

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In this episode, released on World Refugee Day, we talk about the ways in which digital technologies can be used to improve the lives of refugees, and we explore some of their inherent risks. More than 70 million people were displaced at the end of 2018, the highest level in almost 70 years. Our guest Salam Shahin, senior business analyst at UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, walks us through some of the most promising technological developments for refugees, and how they could transform the work of organizations like his.

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