14 April 2014

Regional Focus: Middle East


UNRWA has a new Commissioner-General.  As of 30 March 2014, Pierre Krähenbühl assumed the leadership of the agency after Filippo Grandi ended his four-year term.  Mr. Krähenbühl was formerly Director of Operations at ICRC.


Choices Made, Choices Denied: A Perspective on the Question of Palestine Refugees, Birzeit University, 20 March 2014 [text]

Does the Refugee Convention Only Apply if Jews are the Refugees? (The Times of Israel Blogs, April 2014) [text]

Fragmented Lives: Humanitarian Overview 2013 (OCHA, March 2014) [text via ReliefWeb]

Hidden Victims of the Syrian Crisis: Disabled, Injured and Older Refugees (Handicap International & HelpAge International, April 2014) [text via ReliefWeb]
- See also related press release.

The Prevention of Infiltration Act in the Supreme Court: Round Two (MigRefLaw Blog, April 2014) [text]
- See also an update on the High Court hearing originally posted on the Hotline for Refugees and Migrants Facebook page.

Turkey’s Ambitions as a Rising Donor (IRIN, March 2014) [text]

Related post:
- Regional Focus: MENA (27 March 2014)

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