Showing posts with label Democratic Rep. of the Congo. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Democratic Rep. of the Congo. Show all posts

27 November 2012

Focus: Africa

"The 1969 African Refugee Convention: Innovations, Misconceptions, and Omissions," McGill Law Journal, vol. 58, no. 5 (Nov. 2012) [abstract]

Back from the Field: Mali (Refugees International, Nov. 2012) [text]

"Food Aid and Dependency Syndrome in Ethiopia: Local Perceptions," Journal of Humanitarian Assistance (Nov. 2012) [full-text]

Hidden Victims: Mali’s Internally Displaced People (RI Blog, Nov. 2012) [text]

North Kivu Situation Report No. 12 (OCHA, Nov. 2012) [text]
- The latest report as of this posting; previous sitreps can be found on ReliefWeb.

Round-up: Congo Conflict Uproots More than 140,000 (AlertNet, Nov. 2012) [text]

Rwanda: Why UNHCR is Wrong about Cessation (openDemocracy, Nov. 2012) [text]

Sahrawi Refugees' Double Trouble: Obesity and Malnutrition (Nature, Nov. 2012) [text]

South Sudan's Hidden Crisis (Doctors without Borders, Nov. 2012) [text]

Training Sessions on Human and Women’s Rights to Address Violence against Persons Accused of Witchcraft, Gender Equality Unit - Field Practice Series (UNHCR, Oct. 2012) [text]
- Project in Central African Republic.

UNHCR Position on Returns to North Kivu, South Kivu and Adjacent Areas in the Democratic Republic of Congo Affected by On-going Conflict and Violence in the Region (UNHCR, Nov. 2012) [text]
- See also related press release.

Tagged Publications.

09 August 2011

New Publications on Acehnese Tsunami Survivors, Côte d'Ivoire, Immigrant Detainees/U.S., DRC, IDPs/Georgia, Shelter Solutions, Urban Refugees/India

Bright Lights, Big City: Urban Refugees Struggle to Make a Living in New Delhi (Women's Refugee Commission, July 2011 [text via ReliefWeb]

A Costly Move: Far and Frequent Transfers Impede Hearings for Immigrant Detainees in the United States (Human Rights Watch, June 2011) [text]

Democratic Republic of the Congo: Too Soon To Walk Away (Refugees International, July 2011) [text]

Displaced, Disabled and Disturbed: Narratives of Trauma and Resilience among Acehnese Survivors of the 2004 Tsunami (Centre for Non-Traditional Security Studies, 2011) [text]

Regulatory Obstacles to Rapid and Equitable Emergency and Interim Shelter Solutions after Natural Disasters (Displacement Solutions, July 2011) [access]
- Word 2007 doc.

Uprooted Again: Forced Evictions of Internally Displaced Persons in Georgia (Amnesty International, August 2011) [text]

"We Want to Go Home, but We Can't": Côte d'Ivoire's Continuing Crisis of Displacement and Insecurity (Amnesty International, August 2011) [text]

Tagged Publications.

26 April 2010

Publications: Env. Emerg., Intl. Law & Climate Victims, Ref. Policy/Bosnia, Returns/DRC, Sexual Viol./DRC, Unacc. Minors/Europe, Xenophobia/S. Africa

Children coming alone as migrants should not be automatically returned (Human Rights Comment, April 2010) [text]
- From Thomas Hammarberg's blog.

Environmental Emergencies: Learning from multilateral response to disasters (UNEP & OCHA, 2009; launched April 2010 for Earth Day) [text via ReliefWeb]

DR Congo: Unstable Areas Endanger Returns (Refugees International, April 2010) [text]

International Law and the Victims of Climate Change: Creating a Framework for Managing Impacts and Displaced People (American Security Project, April 2010) [text via Towards Recognition]

May 2008 Violence against Foreign Nationals in South Africa: Understanding Causes and Evaluating Responses (FMSP, CoRMSA & Oxfam, April 2010) [text]

"Now, The World Is Without Me": An investigation of sexual violence in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (Harvard Humanitarian Initiative & Oxfam, April 2010) [text]

"The Politicisation of Humanitarian Assistance: Refugee and IDP Policy in Bosnia and Herzegovina," Journal of Humanitarian Assistance (April 2010) [text]

Tagged Publications.

16 October 2009

Publications: DRC Evaluation, EXCOM Report, Indian Diaspora, Livelihoods Projects, Protection Labels

Emigration, Immigration, and Diaspora Relations in India (Migration Information Source, Oct. 2009) [text]
- Includes sub-sections on refugees and asylum-seekers.

An independent evaluation of Concern Worldwide’s emergency response in North Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo: Responding to displacement with vouchers and fairs (HPG, Oct. 2009) [text]

Livelihoods Success Stories (UNHCR, Oct. 2009) [access]
- UNHCR has made available 16 profiles of successful livelihoods projects implemented in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Georgia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Morocco, Serbia, and Venezuela.

Realising protection: The uncertain benefits of civilian, refugee and IDP status (HPG, Sept. 2009) [text]

Report of the Executive Committee of the Programme of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Sixtieth session (28 September - 2 October 2009), UN Doc. No. A/AC.96/1078 (UN General Assembly, Oct. 2009) [text]

Tagged Publications.

26 November 2008

Publications: Asylum, Children/CAR & DRC, Climate Change, EU, Iraqi Refugees/EU, Palestinian Refugees/Iraq, Protracted Ref. Situations

"Asylum: A New Perspective," 9th Annual Harrell-Bond Lecture (RSC, Nov. 2008) [text]

Climate change, natural disasters and human displacement: a UNHCR perspective (UNHCR, Oct. 2008) [text]
- See also related web pages.

"The EU's failed asylum rules," International Herald Tribune, 20 Nov. 2008 [text]

From Fast Death to Slow Death: Palestinian Refugees from Iraq Trapped on the Syria-Iraq Border. Summary Report of an International NGO Delegation (Refugees International, Nov. 2008) [text]

Protracted Refugee Situations: A discussion paper prepared for the High Commissioner’s Dialogue on Protection Challenges, UNHCR/DPC/2008/Doc. 02 (UNHCR, Nov. 2008) [text]
- See also provisional agenda for upcoming HC Dialogue.

Report of the Secretary-General on children and armed conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, S/2008/693 (UN, Nov. 2008) [access via UN Pulse]

State of Neglect: Displaced Children in the Central African Republic (IDMC, Nov. 2008) [English text] [French text]

Stuck in a Revolving Door: Iraqis and Other Asylum Seekers and Migrants at the Greece/Turkey Entrance to the European Union (HRW, Nov. 2008) [text]
- Also available in Greek and Turkish.

Posted in Publications.

17 October 2008

Publications: Burmese Women/Malaysia, Disaster Displaced, DRC Displaced, Human Trafficking, Protection/IDPs, Reinteg./Sudan, Unacc. Minors/Spain

Desperate Lives: Burmese Refugee Women Struggle to Make a Living in Malaysia (Women's Commission, Oct. 2008) [text]

An Introduction to Human Trafficking: Vulnerability, Impact and Action (UN Office on Drugs and Crime, 2008) [text]

The long road home: Opportunities and obstacles to the reintegration of IDPs and refugees returning to Southern Sudan and the Three Areas. Report of Phase II: Conflict, urbanisation and land (HPG, Sept. 2008) [text]

Moving Beyond Rhetoric: Consultation and Participation with Populations Displaced by Conflict or Natural Disasters (Brookings-Bern Project on Internal Displacement, Oct. 2008) [text]

Out of Site: Building better responses to displacement in the Democratic Republic of the Congo by helping host families (Oxfam, Sept. 2008) [text]

Protecting Internally Displaced Persons: A Manual for Law and Policymakers (Brookings-Bern Project on Internal Displacement, Oct. 2008) [text]

Returns at Any Cost: Spain’s Push to Repatriate Unaccompanied Children in the Absence of Safeguards (Human Rights Watch, Oct. 2008) [text]

Posted in Publications.