12 February 2016

Regional Focus: MENA

Event:

Seminar: On the Move: Shadow of Gypsies in Contemporary Egypt, Cairo, 29 February 2016 [info]

Publications:

"Acts of Citizenship as a Politics of Resistance? Reflections on Realizing Concrete Rights within the Israeli Asylum Regime," Citizenship Studies, Latest Articles, 25 Oct. 2015 [full-text via ResearchGate]

"Forced Migration and Internal Displacement in the Arab World and Beyond," CCAS Newsmagazine (Fall/Winter 2015) [full-text]
- Scroll to p. 7 or read the online version.

The 'Forgotten People': Assessing Poverty among Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon (Palestinian Return Centre, Jan. 2016) [text]

"Humanitarian Assistance during the Rif War (Morocco, 1921-6): The International Committee of the Red Cross and 'an Unfortunate Affair'," Historical Research, vol. 89, no. 243 (Feb. 2016) [free full-text]

"Policing the Desert: The IOM in Libya Beyond War and Peace," Antipode, vol. 48, no. 2 (March 2016) [free full-text]

Turkey's Hidden Humanitarian Crisis (IRIN, Feb. 2016) [text]

"Universal Rights versus Exclusionary Politics: Aspirations and Despair among Eritrean Refugees in Tel Aviv," Africa Spectrum, no. 3 (2015) [full-text via ResearchGate]

Why Does No One Care about Yemen? (IRIN, Feb. 2016) [text]

Related post:
- Regional Focus: MENA (25 Jan. 2016)

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Regional Focus: Europe

Events & opportunities:

CFP: Europe’s Crisis: What Future for Immigration and Asylum Law and Policy?, Migration and Law Network 2016 Conference, London, 27-28 June 2014 [info]
- Submit abstracts by 15 February 2016.

Seminar: Counting and Accounting for Migrant Deaths along the Southern External Borders of the EU, Oxford, 22 February 2016 [info]

Internships: Three Legal Internships, ECRE [info]
- Candidates sought to assist with development of AIDA and EDAL databases. Application deadline is 4 March 2016.

Publications:

The Beginning of the End of Border-free Schengen? (IntLawGrrls Blog, Feb. 2016) [text]

"Europe's Failed 'Fight' against Irregular Migration: Ethnographic Notes on a Counterproductive Industry," Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, Latest Articles, 9 Feb. 2016 [open access]

Humanitarian Europe?: Report on a Roundtable Meeting on the Humanitarian and Policy Responses to the 2015 Refugee and Migrant Movements through Lesvos, Greece and into the European Union, London, 9 Dec. 2015 (ODI HPN, Feb. 2016) [text]

Implementing the European Agenda on Migration: Commission Reports on Progress on Priority Actions (European Commission, Feb. 2016) [access]
- Provides links to a number of different documents.

Journeys to Europe: The Role of Policy in Migrant Decision-making (ODI, Feb. 2016) [access]
- Follow link for policy brief, report and infographics.

Moving Forward on Asylum in the EU: From Crisis to Responsibility, Oxford, 8 Feb. 2016 [info]
- Follow link for podcast.

"Overwhelmed by Refugee Flows, Scandinavia Tempers its Warm Welcome," Migration Information Source, 10 Feb. 2016 [text]

Political Bias in Court? Lay Judges and Asylum Appeals, Working Paper, no. 2015:2 (Uppsala University, May 2015) [text]

Press Coverage of the Refugee and Migrant Crisis in the EU: A Content Analysis of Five European Countries (UNHCR, Dec. 2015) [text]

"Refugees or Immigrants? The Migration Crisis in Europe in Historical Perspective," Origins: Current Events in Historical Perspective, vol. 9, no. 4 (Jan. 2016) [text]

"Stepping in to Plug the Gaps: The Role of Volunteers in the European Humanitarian Crisis - A Tale from Lesvos," ECRE Weekly Bulletin, 12 Feb. 2016 [text]

Tariq al-Euroba: Displacement Trends of Syrian Asylum Seekers to the EU, MPC Research Report, no. 2016/1 (Migration Policy Centre & INTERSOS, 2016) [text]

UNHCR Concerned over Increasing Restrictive Measures, Urges Effective Comprehensive European Response (UNHCR, Feb. 2016) [text]

"The Use of English as ad hoc Institutional Standard in the Belgian Asylum Interview," Applied Linguistics, Advance Access, 10 Dec. 2015 [full-text via ResearchGate]

"'Vivir tres vidas diferentes': Trayectorias e Identidades de Exiliados Chilenos en Portugal = 'Living three different lives': Social Trajectories and Identities of Chilean Political Refugees in Portugal," Atenea, no. 512 (2015) [open access]

Related post:
- Regional Focus: Europe (8 Feb. 2016)

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Thematic Focus: Mental Health

"In or Out? Barriers and Facilitators to Refugee-background Young People Accessing Mental Health Services," Transcultural Psychiatry, vol. 52, no. 6 (Dec. 2015) [eprint via Academia.edu]

"Innovative Training with Virtual Patients in Transcultural Psychiatry: The Impact on Resident Psychiatrists' Confidence," PLoS ONE 10(3): e0119754 (March 2015) [open access]

"Insomnia in North Korean Refugees: Association with Depression and Post-Traumatic Stress Symptoms," Psychiatry Investigation, vol. 13, no. 1 (Jan. 2016) [open access via Pubmed]

Insights into Syrian Refugee Children’s Mental Health Status & Coping Mechanisms (Caritas, Feb. 2016) [text via ReliefWeb]

"Kidnapping and Mental Health in Iraqi Refugees: The Role of Resilience," Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, Online First, 19 Jan. 2016 [full-text via ResearchGate]

"Mental Health among Displaced Syrians: Findings from the Syria Public Health Network," Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, OnlineFirst, 27 Jan. 2016 [free full-text]

"The Need to Contextualise Psychotraumatology Research," The Lancet Global Health, vol. 4, no. 2 (Feb. 2016) [open access]

"New Approaches to Interventions for Refugee Children," World Psychiatry, vol. 15, no. 1 (Feb. 2016) [free full-text]

"Psychological Distress is Influenced by Length of Stay in Resettled Iraqi Refugees in Australia," International Journal of Mental Health Systems, 10:4 (Jan. 2016) [open access via Pubmed]

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: Mental Health (14 Jan. 2016)

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11 February 2016

Thematic Focus: Education, esp. re. Syrian Refugees

Opportunities:

Consultation: Education in Emergencies and Protracted Crises: Towards a Strengthened Response, 19 January-12 February 2016 [info]
- Note: The deadline for participation was extended.

Summer school: Higher Education in Emergencies, Geneva, 20 June-1 July 2016 [info]
- Early bird and scholarship application deadline is 1 March 2016.

Competition: EduApp4Syria [info]
- Contest to "develop a smartphone application that can help Syrian children learn how to read and improve their psychosocial wellbeing." Submissions deadline is 1 April 2016.

Publications:

A Breakthrough for Child Refugees? (Project Syndicate, Feb. 2016) [text]

"The Case of Three Karen Refugee Women and Their Children: Literacy Practices in a Family Literacy Context," Diaspora, Indigenous, and Minority Education, vol. 10, no. 1 (2016) [full-text via Univ. of Nebraska at Lincoln]

Four Ways to Halt Syria’s Education Crisis (ODI, Feb. 2016) [text]

Funding Overview: Humanitarian Assistance to Education for the Syrian Emergency (Global Humanitarian Assistance, Feb. 2016) [text via ReliefWeb]

Reaching the Unreached: An Assessment of the Alternative Education Programme for Refugee and Undocumented Children in Kampung Numbak, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah (Unicef, Oct. 2015) [text via ReliefWeb]

Strengthening the Role of Syrian Civil Society in the Context of Education and Livelihood Sectors (Humanitarian Forum, Dec. 2015) [text via ReliefWeb]
- Scroll to p. 12.

Student Solidarity across Borders: Students, Universities and Refugee Crises Past and Present (History & Policy, Oct. 2015) [text]
- See also related UCL news story.

Studying under Fire: Attacks on Schools, Military Use of Schools during the Armed Conflict in Eastern Ukraine (Human Rights Watch, Feb. 2016) [text via ReliefWeb]

Thinking Big on Syrian Refugee Education (Education + Development Blog, Feb. 2016) [text]

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: Education (22 Jan. 2016)

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Regional Focus: Americas

Resources:

Asylum Policy in Canada (EPRS, Jan. 2016) [text]

Ensuring Due Process Protections for Central American Refugees (Center for American Progress, Feb. 2016) [text]

"Espacios Intergubernamentales para la Discusión de Políticas Migratorias en Latinoamérica," OASIS, no. 22 (Julio-Diciembre 2015) [open access]

Internal Displacement Decreases Dramatically in Colombia (Insight Crime, Feb. 2016) [text]

Kevin Appleby on the Refugee Crisis and Deportation Raids (Center for Migration Studies, Jan. 2016) [access]
- Follow link for podcast.

"Why is it so Difficult for Syrian Refugees to Get into the U.S.?," New York Times Magazine, 24 Jan. 2016 [text]

"'Wiping the Refugee Dust from My Feet': Advantages and Burdens of Refugee Status and the Refugee Label," International Migration, vol. 54, no. 1 (Feb. 2016) [free full-text]

Campaign:

#TPSnow for Northern Triangle Refugees (National Immigrant Justice Center) [access]
- "Dramatically escalating violence in the Northern Triangle countries of El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras has caused a humanitarian crisis of refugees fleeing to save their lives. Women, men, and children have been forced to flee their homes because violence has taken over their communities and schools. Temporary Protected Status (TPS) would save many people from the risk of grave harm in Central America. ..."

Related post:
- Regional Focus: Americas (21 Jan. 2016)

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10 February 2016

Thematic Focus: Law/Policy Items

Events & opportunities:

CFP: "Immigration and Asylum Policy: Critical Analysis," Panel at 11th International Interpretive Policy Analysis Conference, Hull, UK, 5-7 July 2016 [info]
- Abstract submission deadline is 15 February 2016.

Course: International Refugee Law, Washington, DC, 15 March 2016 [info]
- Held at the Organization of American States; apply soon as places are limited.

CFP: Migration and Asylum Law Section, 2016 Society of Legal Scholars Annual Conference, Oxford, 6-9 September 2016 [info]
- Submit abstracts by 18 March 2016.

Publications:

"Accountability for Forced Displacement in Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda before the International Criminal Court," African Journal of International Criminal Justice (Forthcoming) [eprint via SSRN]

"Comparing Immigration Policies: An Overview from the IMPALA Database," International Migration Review, Early View, 15 May 2015 [full-text via ResearchGate]
- Note: Different title and publication information are indicated for this article.

"Criminalité et justice sans souveraineté dans les camps de réfugiés du HCR: des systèmes de justice parallèle à l’impunité pour le personnel humanitaire," Revue Québécoise de Droit International, Hors-série (Déc. 2015) [full-text]

Focusing on Protection: Previewing Upcoming High-Level Fora on Migration, Webinar, 27 Jan. 2016 [info]
- Follow link for audio.

"Measuring Immigration Policies: Preliminary Evidence from IMPALA," CESifo Economic Studies, vol. 61, nos. 3-4 (Sept.-Dec. 2015) [free full-text]

Migrant Rescue at Sea: The Legal Context (International Maritime Rescue Foundation, Jan. 2016) [text]

"¿Una solución simple para los refugiados que huyen de la guerra? La definición ampliada de América Latina y su relación con el derecho internacional humanitario = A Simple Solution to War Refugees? The Latin American Expanded Definition and its Relationship to International Humanitarian Law," Anuario Mexicano de Derecho Internacional, vol. 15, no. 1 (2015) [open access]

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: Law/Policy Items (21 Jan. 2016)

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09 February 2016

Thematic Focus: Solutions

Constructing "Worthiness" and Resistance to Resettlement of Syrian Refugees (Mobilizing Ideas Blog, Jan. 2016) [text]

The Ethics of Refugee Repatriation (Africa at LSE Blog, Jan. 2016) [text]

Integration – A Fundamental Component in Supporting Diverse Societies (UNHCR, Jan. 2016) [text]
- A short bibliography of links to "UNHCR research and publications in support of increased understanding of integration."

Making Integration Work: Refugees and Others in Need of Protection (OECD & UNHCR, Jan. 2016) [text]
- See also related UNHCR news story.

The Resettlement of Refugees in Australia: A Bibliography (Swinburne Institute for Social Research, Feb. 2016) [text via APO]

Scaling Up Resettlement: The Role of Private Sponsorship Programmes in Addressing the Refugee Crisis, Webinar, 8 Feb. 2016 [info]
- Follow link for audio.

Settlement Experiences of Recently Arrived Humanitarian Migrants, Fact Sheet (Australian Institute of Family Studies, Jan. 2016) [text]
- Provides update on the Building a New Life in Australia study.

UNHCR Global Resettlement Statistical Report 2014 (UNHCR, 2015?) [text]

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: Solutions (13 Jan. 2016)

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Thematic Focus: Children

Event:

Speaker series: Protecting Children under Refugee Law, Oxford, 22 February 2016 [info]

Publications:

Engage Respectfully with Young People (from Refugee Backgrounds) (AMES Australia, Jan. 2016) [access]
- Follow link for trainer's guide and participant handbook.

Evaluation of Child Friendly Spaces: An Inter-agency Series of Impact Evaluations in Humanitarian Emergencies (World Vision et al., 2015) [text via ReliefWeb]

Humanitarian Action for Children 2016: Refugee and Migrant Crisis in Europe (Unicef, Jan. 2016) [text via ReliefWeb]

Insights into Syrian Refugee Children’s Mental Health Status & Coping Mechanisms (Caritas, Feb. 2016) [text via ReliefWeb]

No Refuge: Central American Children on the Run in Mexico (IRIN, Jan. 2016) [text]

"The Persistence of Predictors of Wellbeing among Refugee Youth Eight Years after Resettlement in Melbourne, Australia," Social Science & Medicine, In Press, 17 Aug. 2015 [full-text via ResearchGate]

The Refugee Crisis at Home (RI Blog, Jan. 2016) [text]

Unaccompanied Migrant Children in the EU (EPRS, Jan. 2016) [text]

Related posts:
- Thematic Focus: Detention (5 Feb. 2016)
- Thematic Focus: Children (18 Jan. 2016)
Thematic Focus: Mental Health (14 Jan. 2016)

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08 February 2016

Regional Focus: Europe

Event:

Presentation: Europe’s Migration Crisis: A Status Report and the Way Forward, Washington, DC, 17 February 2016 [info]
- Will also be livestreamed.

Publications:

"EU Commission Adopts: Greece 'Seriously Neglected' Schengen Border Controls," ECRE Weekly Bulletin, 5 Feb. 2016 [text]

The EU, Turkey and the Refugee Crisis: What Could Possibly Go Wrong? (EU Law Analysis Blog, Feb. 2016) [text]

Europe in Crisis: Facilitating Access to Protection, (Discarding) Offshore Processing and Mapping Alternatives for the Way Forward (Red Cross EU Office, Feb. 2016) [text via ReliefWeb]

How the Refugee Crisis Will Reshape the EU (Carnegie Europe, Feb. 2016) [text]

An Inspection of Asylum Casework, March – July 2015 (Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration, Feb. 2016) [text]

Library Special: Refugee Crisis in Europe (Peace Palace Library, 2016) [access]

MSF and the War in the Former Yugoslavia 1991-2003 (Médecins Sans Frontières, Dec. 2015) [text]
- Part of the "Speaking Out" series.

"Reception Conditions for Asylum Seekers in the EU: Towards the Prevalence of Human Dignity," Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Law, vol. 29, no. 1 (2015) [full-text via Academia.edu]

Refugees Versus Terrorists, Alert, no. 6 (EU Institute of Security Studies, Jan. 2016) [text]

Updated Recommendations to The Netherlands for its Presidency of the Council of the EU: January-June 2016 (UNHCR, Jan. 2016) [text]
- The July 2015 recommendations that are referenced are available here.


Related post:
- Regional Focus: Europe (2 Feb. 2016)

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Thematic Focus: Human Trafficking & Smuggling

Opportunity: 

Public Consultation: Tackling Migrant Smuggling: Is the EU Legislation Fit for Purpose? [info]
- Feedback can be submitted until 6 April 2016.

Publications:

Global Action to Prevent and Address Trafficking in Persons and the Smuggling of Migrants [info]
- "[A] joint-initiative by the European Union and the UNODC being implemented in partnership with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)." Follow link for project summary. Officially launched 21 Jan. 2016.

"History of Slavery, Human Smuggling and Trafficking 1860-2010," Chapter in Histories of Transnational Crime (Springer, 2015) [abstract]
- Follow link for free preview of first two pages.  See also Google's preview.

Migration: The Clock is Ticking in Asia Too (openDemocracy, Sept. 2015) [text]

Smuggling of Migrants and Refugees: A Multi-million Dollar Industry (Regional MMS, Jan. 2016) [text]

Targeting Vulnerabilities: The Impact of the Syrian War and Refugee Situation on Trafficking in Persons - A Study of Syria, Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan and Iraq (ICMPD, Dec. 2015) [text]
- See also related policy brief.

Trafficking in Human Beings (EUROSTAT, 2015) [text]

Resources:

Beyond Trafficking and Slavery Short Course (openDemocracy) [access]
- "With the BTS Short Course, we have re-edited our publications from the past 18 months into the world’s first open access ‘e-syllabus’ on forced labour, trafficking, and slavery. With 167 contributions from 150 top academics and practitioners, this 900-page, eight-volume set is packed with insights from the some of the best and most progressive scholarship and activism currently available. We have made this free for download, as well as print and classroom ready, with the goal of reaching not only practitioners and students in the global north, but to also reach readers working in organisations and institutions unable to pay for expensive academic journal and subscription services."

*Human Trafficking and Slavery Reconsidered, London, 19 Jan. 2016 [info]
- Follow link for podcast.

*UPDATED

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: Human Trafficking & Smuggling (17 Dec. 2015)

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Thematic Focus: ICTs

"Finding a Voice through Humanitarian Technologies? Communication Technologies and Participation in Disaster Recovery," International Journal of Communication, vol. 9 (2015) [open access]
- See also info. on related Goldsmiths, Univ. of London research project and news story.

Humanitarian Access and Technology: Opportunities and Applications, Access Brief, no. 1 (Conflict Dynamics International, Jan. 2016) [text]

"The Neo-Humanitarians: Assessing the Credibility of Organized Volunteer Crisis Mappers," Policy & Internet, Early View, 10 Dec. 2015 [abstract]
 - See also related conference paper.

Reaching a Wider Audience with Webinars (Anthropology News, Jan. 2016) [text]

"Social Construction of Syrian Refugees in Daily Speech in Turkey: Interpretative Repertoires and Social Media," Middle East Journal of Refugee Studies, vol 1, no. 1 (Spring 2016) [open access]

"Taking Facebook at Face Value: The Refugee Review Tribunal's Use of Social Media Evidence," Australian Journal of Administrative Law, vol. 21, no. 3 (2014; posted Feb. 2016) [full-text via SSRN]

World Development Report 2016: Digital Dividends (World Bank, Jan. 2016) [text]

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: ICTs (15 Jan. 2016)

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05 February 2016

Thematic Focus: Detention

"Are Healthcare Professionals Working in Australia’s Immigration Detention Centres Condoning Torture?," Journal of Medical Ethics, Online First, 23 Dec. 2015 [full-text via J. Burnside]

"Children Behind Bars: The Global Overuse of Detention of Children," Essay in World Report 2016 (Human Rights Watch, 2016) [text]

Glimmers of Hope for Detained Asylum Seekers in the High Court’s Nauru Decision (The Conversation, Feb. 2016) [text via Kaldor Centre]
- Note: The text of the decision can be accessed via this Opinions on High blog post. See also UNHCR statement.

The Health and Well-being of Children in Immigration Detention (Australian Human Rights Commission, 2016) [text]

Malta: New Migration Strategy Ends Automatic Detention of Irregular Entrants (AIDA, Jan. 2016) [text]

NGO Monitoring of Immigration Detention: Tips, Examples and Positive Practices (International Detention Coalition, Dec. 2015) [text]

Shaw Review into the Welfare in Detention of Vulnerable Persons Published: Summary (Free Movement Blog, Jan. 2016) [text]

"The Shaw Review into Welfare in Detention: Implications for Women in Detention," Women's Asylum News, no. 133 (Dec. 2015/Jan. 2016) [full-text]

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: Detention (23 Dec. 2015)

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Regional Focus: Syria

News:

Supporting Syria and the Region Conference, London, 4 Feb. 2016 [info]
- A conference co-hosted by the UK, Germany, Kuwait, Norway and the UN generated a record-breaking $10 billion in pledges of humanitarian aid for the Syrian crisis. To access video of the meeting, follow the link above (go to "media" section). See also this UN News Service press release, UNHCR's statement/video remarks, and NGO Joint Position Paper.

Publications:

The Axis of Generosity (IRIN, Feb. 2016) [access]

Enhancing Aid Architecture in the Regional Response to the Syria Crisis (ODI, Feb. 2016) [text]

Going to Europe: A Syrian Perspective, Middle East and North Africa Regional Report 2016 (Danish Refugee Council, Feb. 2016) [text]

'I want a safe place': Refugee Women from Syria Uprooted and Unprotected in Lebanon (Amnesty International, Feb. 2016) [text via Refworld]

Syria's Refugee Crisis in Numbers (Amnesty International, Feb. 2016) [text]

Syrian Refugee Flows – and Ebbs, Alert, no. 5 (EU Institute of Security Studies, Jan. 2016) [text]

Turkey’s Response to the Syrian Refugee Crisis and the Road Ahead (World Bank, Dec. 2015) [text]

Web site:

3RP: Regional Refugee & Resilience Plan 2016-2017 in Response to the Syria Crisis (UNHCR) [access]
- "The Regional Refugee and Resilience Plan (3RP) brings together the plans developed under the leadership of national authorities – namely, the Arab Republic of Egypt, the Republic of Iraq, the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, the Lebanese Republic, and the Republic of Turkey – to ensure protection, humanitarian assistance and strengthen resilience. ..."

Related post:
- Regional Focus: Syria (1 Feb. 2016)

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04 February 2016

Thematic Focus: General

Opportunity:

Call for applications: Rapid Impact Grants, Tent Foundation [info]
- Twenty $50,000 grants will be awarded; no deadline indicated.

Publications:

"Conflicts of Interest in International Organizations: Evidence from Two United Nations Humanitarian Agencies," Public Administration, Early View, 24 Nov. 2015 [postprint via Univ. of Geneva]

Freedom in the World 2016 (Freedom House, 2016) [access]
- Follow link for full report, interactive map, and data.

"Global Refugee Crisis: The Facts," New Internationalist (Jan. 2016) [access]
- Follow link for infographic.

"La Gouvernance des migrations: de la gestion migratoire à la protection des migrants," OASIS, no. 22 (Julio-Diciembre 2015) [open access via SSRN]

"If You Think Europe Has a Refugee Crisis, You’re Not Looking Hard Enough," Foreign Policy, 2 Feb. 2016 [text]

Thematic Compilation of General Assembly & Economic and Social Council Resolutions, 5th ed. (UNHCR, Dec. 2015) [text]

"Who is Cashing in on Keeping Migrants Out?," New Internationalist (Jan. 2016) [text]

Related posts:
- News: HRW World Report 2016 Published (27 Jan. 2016)
- Thematic Focus: General (25 Jan. 2016)

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Thematic Focus: Work/Economic Aspects

A Certain Catalyst: Towards the Link between Migration and Development (Regional MMS, Jan. 2016) [text]

Could Refugees Boost Entrepreneurship in Germany? (Forum Agenda Blog, Feb. 2016) [text]

"The Economic Impact of Refugees: For Good or Ill," The Economist, 23 Jan. 2016 [text]

Economists’ Call for Urgent Action (Economists for Refugees, 2016) [access]
- See also related Guardian news article.

Economists on the Refugee Path (Project Syndicate, Jan. 2016) [text]

"The Economy of Seeking Asylum in the Global City," International Migration, vol. 54, no. 1 (Feb. 2016) [free full-text]

Forced Displacement and Refugees in Sub-Saharan Africa: An Economic Inquiry, Policy Research Working Paper, no. 7517 (World Bank, Dec. 2015) [text]

Immigration and Prices: Quasi-Experimental Evidence from Syrian Refugees in Turkey, Paper presented at 10th IZA/World Bank Conference on Employment and Development: Technological Change and Jobs, Bonn, 4-5 June 2015 [text]

The Refugee Surge in Europe: Economic Challenges, Staff Discussion Note, no. SDN/16/02 (IMF, Jan. 2016) [text]

"Refugees and Asylum Seekers: Barriers to Accessing South Africa's Labour Market," Law, Democracy & Development, vol. 19, no. 1 (2015) [open access]

What are the Impacts of Syrian Refugees on Host Community Welfare in Turkey? A Subnational Poverty Analysis, Policy Research Working Paper, no. 7542 (World Bank, Jan. 2016) [text]

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: Work/Economic Aspects (8 Jan. 2016)

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