15 July 2016

Thematic Focus: General

66th Meeting of the Standing Committee, Geneva, 21-23 June 2016 [agenda]
- Documents and statements can be accessed here.

Agreement Concerning the Relationship between the United Nations and the International Organization for Migration, UN Doc. no. A/70/976 (UN General Assembly, July 2016) [text via Refworld]

Assisted Voluntary Return and Reintegration: 2015 Key Highlights (IOM, July 2016) [text via ReliefWeb]

Caught in the Crossfire: United Nations Security and Policy Perspectives on the Refugee Crisis (Global Initiative, June 2016) [text]

A Crisis That Shouldn’t Be (openDemocracy, July 2016) [text]
- Part of the blog debate series on "The Future of Refugee Protection."

Genuine Responsibility-Sharing: Amnesty International’s Five Proposals - The Global Refugee Crisis (Amnesty International, July 2016) [text via ReliefWeb]

Global Responses to Refugees: What is the World Thinking?, Sydney, 28 June 2016 [info]
- Follow link for video and podcast.

The League of Nations' Work on Social Issues: Visions, Endeavours and Experiments (UN, 2016) [access]
- See esp. last two chapters on Fridtjof Nansen and on Russian refugees and the history of humanitarianism. Note: PDFs are not accessible but chapters can be freely "read.'

Looking Beyond the Refugee Crisis, Sheffield, UK, 9 June 2016 [info]
- Follow link for video of keynote address and other overviews of/comments about the conference.

Mandate of the Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons, UN Doc. no. A/HRC/32/L.13 (UN Human Rights Council, June 2016) [text via ReliefWeb]

Memorandum of Understanding between the International Labour Organization and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Geneva, 1 July 2016 [text]
- See also related UNHCR news story.

Memorandum of Understanding for Co-operative Activities between United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Paris, 15 June 2016 [text]

State of the World's Minorities and Indigenous Peoples 2016 : Events of 2015 (Minority Rights Group International, July 2016) [text]

Survival Migration: Addressing the Global Crisis, Washington, DC, 11 July 2016 [info]
- Follow link for video.

Understanding and Addressing Public Anxiety about Immigration (Migration Policy Institute, July 2016) [text]
- Listen also to audio of related webinar.

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: General (25 June 2016)

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