23 April 2012

Focus on the Americas

"A Chronic Displacement Crisis in the Western Hemisphere" is the focus of the first in a new series of briefings sponsored by Rep. Sam Farr after the Summit of the Americas meeting in Cartagena.  It will be held 26 April 2012 in Washington, DC.

Other resources focusing on countries in the Americas region include:

Andina Migrante, no. 12 (Marzo 2012) [text]
- Focus is on "Desplazamiento forzado en la Región Andina: entre el conflicto armado y la ocupación territorial violenta en Colombia, Ecuador y Perú."

Cartagena Diary (Refugees International Blog, April 2012) [part 1] [part 2] [part 3] [part 4]

Colombia Situation: Indigenous People (UNHCR, 2012) [text]

Colombian Refugee Migrant Experiences of Health and Social Services in Ottawa, Canada: Navigating Landscapes of Language and Memory, Dissertation submitted to the School of Graduate Studies (McMaster University, Spring 2012) [text]

A Commentary on the February 2012 Jamaica Operational Guidance Note (Still Human, Still Here, April 2012) [text]

Justice for Refugees and Immigrants Coalition Update (Canadian Association of Refugee Lawyers, April 2012) [text]
- Links to a series of five articles expressing protection concerns about Bill C-31.

U.S. Should Embrace Inclusive Refugee Protection (IntLawGrrls, April 2012) [text]

Violence in Colombia Displacing More People into Ecuador (UNHCR, April 2012) [text]

Tagged Publications and Events & Opportunities.

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