16 November 2012

Employment/Labour Matters

The UNHCR web site has added a new page that focuses on Labour Mobility for Refugees.  The page provides access to materials and presentations from the recently-held conference of the same name, as well as links to a number of related discussion papers and laws/policies.

Other resources include:

The Enforcement of Refugees’ Employment Rights in Africa and the Regional Human Rights Framework (Refugee Work Rights, Oct. 2012) [text]

Forced Displacement and Labor Market Access for Women in Colombia, 2001-2011 (Lund University, June 2012) [text]

"From Urban to Rural: Livelihoods and Adaptation of Armenian Refugees," Chapter in Observing Transformation: Adaptation Strategies in the South Caucasus (Henrich Boell Foundation, 2011) [text]
- Scroll to p. 14.

The Impact of Precarious Legal Status on Immigrants’ Economic Outcomes, IRPP Study, no. 35 (Institute for Research on Public Policy, Oct. 2012) [text]
- Note: The authors of this study will present their findings at a workshop on 29 Nov. 2012 in Toronto.

Precarious Lives: Exploring Experiences of Forced Labour among Asylum Seekers and Refugees in England [access]
- 18-month research project, culminating in conference on 14 Dec. 2012 in Leeds.

Refugee Recyclers, Gender Equality Unit - Field Practice Series (UNHCR, Aug. 2012) [text]

Refugees and Early Childhood Human Capital (Arizona State Univ., Oct. 2012) [text]
- Paper presented recently at UC Davis seminar.

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