15 December 2015

Thematic Focus: Law/Policy Items


The High Commissioner's Dialogue on Protection Challenges takes place on the 16th & 17th of December 2015 in Geneva. The theme is "Understanding and addressing root causes of displacement." Here is the schedule. Note that plenary sessions and the debate on protection and prevention will be streamed live; access the feed via the HC Dialogue web page.  The media page provides additional information.

NGO contributions include a key messages document, an IDMC briefing paper and an APRRN briefing paper.


"Asylum vs Sovereignty in the 21st Century: How Nation-states Breach International Law to Block Access to Asylum," International Journal of Migration and Border Studies (Forthcoming, 2016) [eprint via SOAS IR]

A Dialogue on Migration and Development and Refugee Protection, New York, 28 Oct. 2015 [info]
- Follow link for video and pdfs of some of the presentations.

Law Students Research Sea Rescue of Refugees (Southern Illinois Univ., Dec. 2015) [text]

Opening a Window into the Soul: How to Prepare Asylum Claims Based on Religion (Free Movement Blog, Dec. 2015) [text]

*Protection-at-Sea Stocktaking: Summary of Recommendations and Action Points (Global Migration Group, Nov. 2015) [text via Refworld]

Protection Elsewhere, but Where? National, Regional and Global Perspectives on Refugee Law, Sydney, 20 Nov. 2015 [info]
- Follow link for podcasts and texts of speeches where available.


Related post:
- Thematic Focus: Law/Policy Items (5 Dec. 2015)

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