Dispatches from the Field

Looking to the Future, with the eye of a TIGER

As International Youth Day celebrates youth engagement for global action, millions of young people are making a difference and working for change while facing the challenges of displacement. The Za’atari Camp in Jordan is home to nearly 78,000 Syrian refugees—more than 55 percent of whom are under the age of 18.

Reclaiming Territories, Reclaiming Traditions: The Nasa Indigenous Community

The Nasa people are Colombia’s largest indigenous group, with 34,000 people living predominantly in the department of Cauca. Years of civil war in the region displaced thousands of families, disproportionately affecting women and children. Through the Closing Gaps program, the Nasa are reclaiming their territories and their traditions.