15 January 2016

Regional Focus: Asia Pacific


Presentation: Challenges for Refugee Protection in Southeast Asia, Sydney, 1 February 2016 [info]


Agency and Choice among the Displaced: Returnees’ and IDPs’ Choice of Destination in Afghanistan Behind the Decision Making Process (Samuel Hall, Dec. 2015) [text via ReliefWeb]

Asia-Pacific Migration Report 2015: Migrants' Contributions to Development (Asia-Pacific Regional Thematic Working Group on International Migration, including Human Trafficking, Jan. 2016) [text via ReliefWeb]

Famine in North Korea: Humanitarian Policy in the Late 1990s (ODI, Dec. 2015) [text]

The Forced Return of Afghan Refugees and Implications for Stability, Peace Brief, no. 199 (U.S. Institute of Peace, Jan. 2016) [text]

"The Myth of Transit: The Making of a Life by Asylum Seekers and Refugees in Indonesia," Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, Latest Articles, 14 Jan. 2016 [free full-text]

Positive Practices in Refugee Protection in the Asia Pacific Region (Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network, Dec. 2015) [text]
- This research report "comprises seventeen case studies highlighting positive achievements and actions towards increased refugee protection across the Asia Pacific region."

"Twenty Years' Evolution of North Korean Migration, 1994–2014: A Human Security Perspective," Asia & the Pacific Policy Studies, vol. 2, no. 2 (May 2015) [open access]

Understanding and Addressing Root Causes of Displacement in the Asia-Pacific (Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network, Dec. 2015) [text]
- Briefing paper prepared for the High Commissioner's Dialogue on Protection Challenges.

The World’s Clogged Asylum System (IRIN, Jan. 2016) [text]

Related post:
- Regional Focus: Asia Pacific (15 Dec. 2015)

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