29 June 2015

Thematic Focus: General


EU Annual Report on Human Rights and Democracy in the World in 2014 (Council of the European Union, June 2015) [text via ReliefWeb]

Fragile States Index 2015 (Fund for Peace, June 2015) [text via ReliefWeb]

Free to Think: Report of the Scholars at Risk Academic Freedom Monitoring Project (Scholars at Risk Network, June 2015) [text via Clark Univ.]

Internal Displacement: Lessons Learned after 20 Years and Challenges Ahead, Washington, DC 26 June 2015 [info]
- Follow link for video of event.

Landmines/ERW, Refugees and Displacement (International Campaign to Ban Landmines, June 2015) [text via ReliefWeb]
- Note: ERW = Explosive Remnants of War

The Perfect Storm: The Role of Public Health and Ethnic Composition in Refugee-related Conflict Initiation, Davis, California, 23 April 2015 [info]
- A copy of the paper presented is available here.

Refugees around the Globe: Statistics and Research on Living Conditions, Health, Assistance Efforts (Journalist's Resource, June 2015) [text]

Revealing the Routes to Policy in Practice (ODI, June 2015) [text]

Web sites:

Emerging Scholars and Practitioners on Migration Issues (ESPMI) [access]
- "Formerly known as the New Scholars Network, the ESPMI Network strives to connect emerging scholars, practitioners, policymakers, journalists, artists, and all those involved in forced migration and refugee studies to meaningful work and professional connections, as well as to produce new research and new interest in these important issues."

François Crépeau [access]
- "François Crépeau is United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Migrants. He holds the Hans & Tamar Oppenheimer Chair in Public International Law at the McGill University Faculty of Law where he teaches Migration Law, Immigration and Refugee Law, and Constitutional Law. The focus of his current research includes migration control mechanisms, the rights of foreigners, the conceptualization of security as it applies to migrants, and the Rule of Law in the face of globalization."

Refugee Research Review Blog [access]
- New blog aiming to serve two purposes: "First, RRR is meant to facilitate studies in the area of forced migration by centralizing online research in the form of journal articles, informative websites, and current news concerning forced migrants. Furthermore, book reviews, scholarly critiques of journal articles, and original research can also be found here. Second, RRR provides access to practical resources and information for those seeking to minister to and serve refugees within their own communities. Brief answers to frequently asked questions, service ideas and how to’s can all be found here."

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: General (17 June 2015)

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