03 July 2015

Regional Focus: Europe


After 23 Years, Still Hoping for a Better Future (UNHCR, June 2015) [text]

Europe’s Migration Crossing Points Captured in Six Films (Open Society Foundations, June 2015) [access]

Greece: Humanitarian Crisis Mounts as Refugee Support System Pushed to Breaking Point (Amnesty International, June 2015) [text]

"Obligation to Readmit? The Relationship between Interstate and EU Readmission Agreements," Chapter in Migration in Mare Nostrum: Mechanisms of International Cooperation (Cambridge University Press, Forthcoming 2015) [eprint via SSRN]

Official Country Information Watchdog Criticises Home Office on Eritrea (Free Movement Blog, July 2015) [text]

Open Letter to the Members of the Hungarian Parliament (UNHCR, July 2015) [text]

Projet de Loi Relatif à la Réforme de l'Asile (UNHCR)
- The following notes were prepared by UNHCR concerning revisions to French asylum law: 1) Note du HCR sur le projet de loi relatif à la réforme de l'asile (Oct. 2014); Note révisée du HCR sur le projet de loi relatif à la réforme de l'asile (March 2015); Note du HCR sur le projet de loi relatif à la réforme de l'asile (Addendum) (June 2015).

The Sea Route to Europe: The Mediterranean Passage in the Age of Refugees (UNHCR, July 2015) [access]
- Follow link for report and related media materials, including multimedia story on UNHCR Tracks web site. The report finds that the "current Mediterranean crisis [is] primarily a refugee crisis."

Ukraine: Protection Strategy (UNHCR & Protection Cluster, June 2015) [text via ReliefWeb]

Urban Dimensions of Internal Displacement in Georgia: The Phenomenon and the Emerging Housing Policy (SSRN, April 2015) [text]

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Fatal Policies of Fortress Europe (UNITED for Intercultural Action) [access]
- New campaign to "to raise public attention and denounce the exclusionist policies of the EU. It is extremely important for the purposes of the campaign to raise awareness on this issue throughout Europe. The main targets are media and the general public. With their help it is possible to force European politicians to reconsider European immigration policies and to develop a human vision on migration."

Related post:
- Regional Focus: Europe (25 June 2015)

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