09 March 2016

Regional Focus: Asia Pacific


Monthly meeting: The Refugee Crisis and Japan, Tokyo, 10 March 2016 [info]

Panel discussion: "Everywhere is Trouble": An Update on the Situation of Rohingya Refugees in Thailand, Malaysia, and Indonesia, Bangkok, 11 March 2016 [info]


Asia-Pacific Migration Report 2015: Migrants' Contributions to Development (UNESCAP, Feb. 2016) [text]

"Between China and Myanmar: The Battleground Region of Northeastern Myanmar Faces an Uncertain Future," The Diplomat, 7 March 2016 [text]

"Detained Christians in Thailand: ASEAN’s Latest Refugee Issue," The Diplomat, 3 March 2016 [text]

A Disappointing Debate: LegCo Discusses the USM (Justice Centre Hong Kong Blog, Feb. 2016 [text]
- Note: USM = Unified Screening Mechanism; blog post also provides links to 1) the Hong Kong Government’s comprehensive review of the strategy of handling non-refoulement claims, 2) a webcast of the Legislative Council’s ("LegCo") Panel on Security meeting, and 3) a Justice Centre briefing.

The Impact of Cash Transfer Programmes on Protection Outcomes in Afghanistan (NRC & UNHCR, Dec. 2015) [text via ReliefWeb]

Regional Cooperation on Refugees, Bali, & a Track II Dialogue (Social Policy Connections, Feb. 2016) [text]

"Seeking Safety, Jobs, and More: Afghanistan’s Mixed Flows Test Migration Policies," Migration Information Source, 25 Feb. 2016 [text]

Related post:
- Regional Focus: Asia (24 Feb. 2016)

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