08 May 2013

Thematic Focus: UNHCR

UNHCR info:

The Assistant High Commissioner for Protection, Erika Feller, has retired.  Read a press release announcing her initial appointment in 2006, a Q&A with her on protection, and the text of her last speech to EXCOM.

Employment opportunities
- Currently, over 50 positions in the International Professional Staff category are open.  For more info., visit the relevant page, select "Click here to apply," then enter the code in order to access the job descriptions.

UNHCR Headquarters Organizational Structure (Geneva and Budapest) (UNHCR, April 2013) [access]

UNHCR’s Budget Process and Prioritization (UNHCR, April 2013) [access]

Analyses of UNHCR's work:

"Interactions et filiations entre organisations internationales autour de la question des réfugiés (1946-1956)," Relations internationales, no. 152 (2012) [abstract]

"Normalizing Exception: UNRWA, UNHCR and the Politics of Protection," Chapter in The Post-Conflict Environment: Intervention and Critique (University of Michigan Press, forthcoming 2013) [info]

Political Survival as a Motive in Decision-Making: The UNHCR and the Rwandan Refugee Crisis, Undergraduate Thesis (Univ. of Maryland, March 2013) [text]

"Regime Complexity and International Organizations: UNHCR as a Challenged Institution," Global Governance, vol. 19, no. 1 (Jan.-March 2013) [abstract]

The UNHCR and Angolan Liberation: 1974-1975, Global Migration Research Paper, no. 4 (Programme for the Study of Global Migration, 2013) [text]

Upcoming event:

UNHCR Annual Consultations with NGOs, Geneva, 11-13 June 2013 [info]
- The agenda is available, along with several background papers, regional overviews and general information.

Tagged Publications and Events & Opportunities. 

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