David Miliband

Polycrisis due to abuse of power

"I'm an Englishman in New York," says David Miliband, the former UK foreign secretary (2007-2010) who since 2013 has lived in New York, working as the president and CEO of the International Rescue Committee (IRC). An organization founded at the call of Albert Einstein in 1933, the IRC is helping communities and people in more than 40 countries to cope with humanitarian crises.

Istanbul exceeds Europe in Syrian refugees, aid agency head says

There are currently more Syrian refugees in Istanbul than in all the rest of Europe and nearly 60 percent of refugees are living in cities today, the head of the International Rescue Committee (IRC) said on Oct. 26.

IRC head David Miliband told The Associated Press in an interview that "the iconic image" of a refugee being someone in a camp has changed.