28 October 2015

Thematic Focus: Law/Policy Items


"Credibility, Trauma, and the Adversarial Adjudication of Claims for Asylum," Santa Clara Law Review (Forthcoming) [eprint via SSRN]

Expert Roundtable: Developing Guidance on Onward Movement of Asylum-Seekers and Refugees, Geneva, 1-2 Oct. 2015 [concept note] [discussion paper] [bibliography]

NGO Protection Statement, 66th Session of the Executive Committee of the High Commissioner's Programme, 5-9 Oct. 2015 [text via ICVA]

Online Discussion: Undesirable and Unreturnable? Policy Challenges around Excluded Asylum Seekers and Other Migrants Suspected of Serious Criminality (Refugee Research Network, Sept.-Oct. 2015) [info]
- Follow link for background and comments.

Protecting Refugees in Transit (APPS Policy Forum, Oct. 2015) [text]

Refugee Status under International Law (EPRS, Oct. 2015) [text]

Remarks by Volker Türk, Assistant High Commissioner for Protection, 133rd Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union General Debate, Geneva, 19 Oct. 2015 [text]

Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, UN Doc. No. A/70/303 (UN General Assembly, Aug. 2015) [text]
- Focuses on the extraterritorial application of the prohibition against torture; includes section on "Non-refoulement and migration."

New blog:

EU Immigration and Asylum Law and Policy Blog (Odysseus Network) [access]
- "The mission of this blog is to provide a critical analysis of recent developments in the immigration and asylum law and policy of the European Union."

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: Law/Policy Items (6 Oct. 2015)

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