14 November 2014

Thematic Focus: General


Global Appeal Update 2015 (UNHCR, Dec. 2014) [access]

Global Strategy for Settlement and Shelter: A UNHCR Strategy 2014-2018 (UNHCR, Nov. 2014) [text via ReliefWeb]
Government-sponsored Policy Research: Getting the Right Balance between Academic Quality and ‘Usefulness’ (Politics, Knowledge & Migration Blog, Oct. 2014) [text]

The Oxford Handbook of Refugee and Forced Migration Studies [Book launch], Oxford, 15 Oct. 2014 [info]
- Follow link for podcast.

Protracted Refugee Populations of the World at the Start of 2014 (Migration Policy Centre, Nov. 2014) [access]
- Follow link for map.

Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, UN Doc. No. A/69/12 (UN General Assembly, 2014) [text]
- See also related statements from UNHCR and ICRC; additional statements can be accessed via PaperSmart.

Why ‘Real’ Policy Impact is so Difficult to Evidence (Politics, Knowledge & Migration Blog, June 2014) [text]

Web sites:

Dynamic Analysis and Reporting Tool (DART) (Joint IDP Profiling Service) [access]
- "This tool is free for anyone to use but is especially designed to support programme managers and policy makers working in displacement settings, who can benefit from the easy and timely access to population data for evidence-based advocacy, programming and policy-making."

Solutions Alliance: Ending Displacement Together [access]
- Launched at the Copenhagen Roundtable, 2-3 April 2014, the "overall goal of the Solutions Alliance is to promote and enable the transition for displaced persons away from dependency towards increased resilience, self-reliance and development."  Recently held a side event at EXCOM.

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: General (21 Oct. 2014)

Tagged Publications and Web Sites/Tools.

No comments: