04 November 2013

Thematic Focus: Refugee Resettlement


Law's Borders: Challenging Assumptions about Refugee Resettlement, Webinar, 6 November 2013 [info]
- Online workshop with research presented that "challenges the assumption that resettlement is merely a voluntary complement to Canada's refugee protection regime."


Checklist on Selection, Pre-arrival, Reception and Integration Services for Countries Considering the Establishment of Resettlement Programmes (UNHCR Central Europe, Oct. 2013) [text]

Emergency Resettlement Explained: The Dutch Experience, The Hague, 3 Oct. 2013 [info]
- Follow link for programme and presentations.

"Is Resettlement in a Western Country the Most Viable Solution for Protracted Refugee Situations?," POLIS Journal, vol. 9 (Summer 2013) [full-text]

The Labour Market Integration of Resettled Refugees, PDES/2013/16 (UNHCR, Nov. 2013) [text]

UNHCR Global Resettlement Statistical Report 2012 (UNHCR, Oct. 2013) [text]
- "This report summarizes the resettlement activities of UNHCR Offices worldwide in 2012."  See also this Resettlement Factsheet and FAQ.

"Update: The Response to the Crisis in Syria," European Resettlement Network Newsletter, no. 3 (Nov. 2013) [text]
- Scroll to p. 2; includes table listing countries and their humanitarian admission/resettlement pledges. See also, more generally, the ERN's "Refugee Arrivals in Europe" page, which tracks refugees that have been resettled, and this EU Resettlement Fact Sheet.

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