23 January 2014

Regional Focus: Syria


CFP: Field Exchange [info]
- Contributions sought for special issue on Syria; deadline is 31 January 2014.


Causes and Types of Injuries Encountered by Handicap International while Working with Internally Displaced Persons in Syria: A Focus on the Impact of Explosive Weapons (Handicap International, Jan. 2014) [text via ReliefWeb]

Geneva Conference on Syria (UNOG) [access]
- Follow the link for statements, photos and video.

Into the Eleventh Hour: R2P, Syria and Humanitarianism in Crisis (E-International Relations, Jan. 2014) [text via ReliefWeb]

Second Ministerial Meeting of Countries Neighboring Syria, Şanlıurfa, Turkey, 17 Jan. 2014 [info]
- Follow link for Urfa Statement issued by participants; see also related UNHCR press release and news story.

Stories of Refuge: Oral Histories of Syrian Asylum Seekers in Germany (Jadaliyya, Jan. 2014) [access]

Syrian Refugees: How to Organise and Support International Assistance? (COE Parliamentary Assembly, Dec. 2013) [text via ALNAP]

Resettlement update:

Germany's Federal Ministry of the Interior Outlines Criteria for the Admission of an Additional 5,000 Syrians (European Resettlement Network, Dec. 2013) [text]

Resettlement, Humanitarian Admission, or Other Forms of Admission for Syrian Refugees: 2013/2014 Pledges (UNHCR, Jan. 2014) [text]

"Swiss Spring for Syrian Refugees Passes," IPS, 23 Jan. 2014 [text]

"UK Will Not Join UN Resettlement Plan for Syrian Refugees," BBC News, 20 Jan. 2014 [text]

Related post:
- Regional Focus: Syria (17 Jan. 2014)

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