04 December 2014

Regional Focus: Americas, incl. Cartagena+30

30th Anniversary of the Cartagena Declaration:

Cartagena+30: Países de América Latina y Caribe Adoptan Plan de Acción Común (ACNUR, Dec. 2014) [text]
- Includes link to the Brazil Declaration and its plan of action.  An English version is also available.

High Commissioner's Remarks at the Ministerial Meeting to Commemorate the 30th Anniversary of the Cartagena Declaration on Refugees, Brasilia, 2 December 2014 [text]

Latin America and the Caribbean Adopt a Common Roadmap to Address New Displacement Trends and End Statelessness within the Next Decade (UNHCR, Dec. 2014) [text]


Displacement in the Wake of Violence in Latin America: Humanitarian Implications and Protection Needs (NRC, Nov. 2014) [text]

Perspective, no. 4 (Nov. 2014) [full-text]
- Includes a special report on violence in Latin America and the 30th anniversary of the Cartagena Declaration.  A factsheet on the Cartagena Declaration is provided on pp. 18-19.

Protecting Refugees Fleeing Ebola; Ignoring Refugees Fleeing Violence (The Asylumist, Nov. 2014) [text]

"Refugee Roulette: Wagering on Morality, Sexuality, and Normalcy in U.S. Asylum Law," Nebraska Law Review, vol. 92, no. 3 (2014) [full-text]

Refugee Status for Children in Central America? (The Migrationist Blog, Nov. 2014) [text]

"Shortchanging Justice: The Arbitrary Relationship between Refugee System Reform and Federal Legal Aid Funding," Canadian Bar Review, vol. 91, no. 3 (April 2014) [full-text]

Related post:
Regional Focus: Americas, incl. Central American Unaccompanied Minors (20 Nov. 2014)

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