How to solve protracted refugee crises

The majority of refugees live in protracted crises — and there’s no humanitarian solution to the situation, according to Antonio Guterres, the U.N. high commissioner for refugees.

What can be done then? We asked Guterres during the recently held Clinton Global Initiative in New York.

Lars Schwetje contributed reporting from New York.

Check out the rest of our interview with Antonio Guterres, as well as our conversations with other global development luminaries who attended this year’s Clinton Global Initiative.

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    Rolf Rosenkranz oversees a talented team of in-house journalists, correspondents and guest contributors located around the globe. Since joining Devex in early 2008, Rolf has been instrumental in growing its fledgling news operation into the leading online source for global development news and analysis. Previously, Rolf was managing editor at Inside Health Policy, a subscription-based news service in Washington. He has reported from Africa for the Johannesburg-based Star and its publisher, Independent News & Media, as well as the Westdeutsche Allgemeine Zeitung, a German daily.

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