06 June 2011

Events, during and after the fact

The Nansen Conference on Climate Change and Displacement in the 21st Century started yesterday and continues through Tuesday, June 7th, in Oslo. Here's a press release from UNHCR. You can view webcasts of the panels as they are taking place. Otherwise, the IISD Reporting Service has a twitter feed of the event; it will also provide a summary report of the meeting on Friday, June 10th.

Here are some events that have already taken place:

2011 Nordic Asylum Law Seminar: The State of International Refugee Law, EU Harmonization and the Nordic Legacy, Copenhagen, 26-27 May 2011 [info]
- Papers from some of the presenters have been posted.

Coping with Humanitarian Crisis after War: Mitigating the Consequences of Conflict and Strengthening Resilience, Uppsala, 5-6 May 2011 [info]
- Here's a news story of the event.

Dialogue with Member States on the Rule of Law at the International Level: "Preventing and Reducing Statelessness," New York, 20 May 2011
- Contact the UN Audio Library for audio of this event; read UNHCR talking points.

National Association for the Education and Advancement of Cambodian, Laotian, and
Vietnamese Americans, Washington, DC, 22-23 October 2010
- A report of the conference, entitled "Southeast Asian American Education 35 Years After Initial Resettlement: Research Report and Policy Recommendations," has been published in the Journal of Southeast Asian American Education & Advancement.

Regional Conference on Refugee Protection and International Migration in Central Asia, Almaty, 15 March 2011 [info] [agenda]
- Some of the documents available on the UNHCR web site include: opening speech by OSCE; statement by UNHCR; keynote address by IOM; summary of media materials; background paper entitled "Refugee Protection and Migration Dynamics in Central Asia"; concept note; and the Almaty Declaration.

Special Thematic Event on Internally Displaced Persons and Refugees, Vienna, 27 May 2011 [info]
- Read an OSCE press release, opening remarks, and the speech by UNHCR's Director of International Protection.

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