20 June 2012

World Refugee Day Coverage


June 20 is World Refugee Day.  Organizations that provide assistance and protection to refugees and other displaced persons are commemorating this day in many ways; here's a sampling of just a few:

Asylum Under Threat: Assessing the Protection of Somali Refugees in Dadaab Refugee Camps and along the Migration Corridor (Danish Refugee Council) [access]

European Umbrella March 2012 (ECRE) [access]

How Much Further? (ECRE) [access]

New Threats, Existing Solutions: Palestinian Refugees 64 Years On (Palestinian Human Rights Organizations Council) [access]

Refugee Resettlement: A Practical Solution Saving Lives (ICMC) [access]

“Refugee Voices” Highlights Stories of Persecution and Survival (Human Rights First) [access]

RSC Marks World Refugee Day with Launch of New Issue of Forced Migration Review (RSC) [access]
- Focus is on North Africa.

The Search: Protection Space in Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, The Philippines and Cambodia in Practice (JRS Asia-Pacific) [access]

Temporary Protection for Refugees Fleeing Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (IntLawGrrls) [access]

World Refugee Day: Joint Statement by Catherine Ashton and Cecilia Malmström (EU) [access]

World Refugee Day: Millions around the Globe Pay Tribute to Refugees (UNHCR) [access]

World Refugee Day 2012 (ICMHD) [access]

World Refugee Day, 20 June 2012 (Amnesty International) [access]

See also activities relating to Refugee Week Australia and Refugee Week UK.

Tagged Publications and Events & Opportunities.   

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