17 February 2014

Thematic Focus: General

Upcoming event:

Refugee Diasporas as Development Actors, Brussels, 18 March 2014 [info]
- "How can diaspora organizations help development work in their countries of origin? What challenges are faced by refugee groups in supporting their countries of origin? How can development agencies, non-governmental organizations and refugee diasporas work together, and what challenges and prospects are there in such partnerships"


"Crisis," Forced Migration Review, no. 45 (Feb. 2014) [open access]
- This issue "contains 33 articles on crisis, migration and displacement."

Finding Global Solutions: Alternatives to Long-term Encampment of Refugees, Global Studies Project Report (Roskilde Universitet, Dec. 2013) [text]

Guide to Dataset Use for Humanitarian and Development Practitioners (Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project, Jan. 2014) [text via ReliefWeb]

"Human Security 20 Years on: The Evolution of Human Security," NTS Bulletin (Jan. 2014) [full-text]

The Role of Ethics and Compliance in UNHCR: Global Context and Specific Challenges (bepress, April 2013) [text]

Securing Borders: The Intended, Unintended, and Perverse Consequences (Migration Policy Institute, Jan. 2014) [text]

Web sites:

Migration Policy Institute [access]
- Re-vamped web site.

UNU Migration Network [access]
- "A portal to showcase cutting-edge migration research for policymakers." Includes a project area on "forced migration."  Here's the press release for more info.  See also related Trust.org article.

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: General (16 Jan. 2014)

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