29 February 2016

Thematic Focus: Legal/Protection-related Items


Call for comments: UNHCR Guidelines on International Protection [info]
- Feedback is sought for UNHCR's draft Guidelines on International Protection on claims to refugee status related to situations of armed violence and conflict. Comments must be submitted by 21 March 2016.


Capacity-building on Law and Policy-making on Internal Displacement (International Displacement Monitoring Centre, Jan. 2016) [access]
- Follow link for set of training materials. See also related IDMC blog post.

The Extraterritoriality of the Principle of Non-Refoulement: A Critique of the Sale Case and Roma Case (LSE Human Rights Blog, Feb. 2016) [text]

The Future of Refugee Protection (openGlobalRights, Feb. 2016) [text]
- New debate series with an initial proposal from James Hathaway on "A Global Solution to a Global Refugee Crisis."

International Refugee Law: Definitions and Limitations of the 1951 Refugee Convention (LSE Human Rights Blog, Feb. 2016) [text]

Review: Exploring the Boundaries of Refugee Law (Free Movement Blog, Feb. 2016) [text]

Strategic Framework 2016-19 (Global Protection Cluster, Feb. 2016) [text via ReliefWeb]

The United Nations Human Rights Treaties: What Will Be Their Future Role in Protecting Our Human Rights?, Sir Frank Kitto Lecture, Armidale, Australia, 10 Sept. 2015 [text via SSRN]

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: Law/Policy Items (10 Feb. 2016)

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