15 September 2016

News: Refugee Summits Next Week

Further to my previous blog post about the upcoming high-level meetings in New York next week, here are additional thoughts on what the summits should aim to achieve:

Civil Society Crucial for a Successful Summit (Refugees Deeply, Sept. 2016) [text]

Different Conflict, Same Crisis (Oxfam, Sept. 2016) [text via ReliefWeb]

*Glimmers of Hope (Kaldor Centre, Sept. 2016) [text]

The Global Summit on Refugees and Migrants: The Pesky Issue of Level of Ambition (Kaldor Centre, Sept. 2016) [text]

Let’s Not Wait Another Two Years to Act on the Refugee Crisis (IRIN, Sept. 2016) [text]

*Missing the Heart of the Problem: Why Ignoring Internal Displacement Undermines the Purpose of the UN Summit on Migrants and Refugees (Thomson Reuters Foundation, Sept. 2016) [text]

The New York Refugee Summits: What to Expect (IRIN, Sept. 2016) [text]

*One Humanity: Safety and Dignity for Migrants (IFRC, Sept. 2016) [text]

Provide Genuine Refuge to World’s Displaced (Human Rights Watch, Sept. 2016) [text]

*Reality Check: UN High-Level Meeting on Refugees and Migrants (MSF, Sept. 2016) [text via ReliefWeb]

*The Refugee and Migration Crisis: Proposals for Action, U.N. Summit 2016 (Brookings, Sept. 2016) [text]

Refugee Summit Should Address Conflict Prevention (International Crisis Group, Sept. 2016) [text]

Respecting Rights and Securing Solutions (Human Rights First, Aug. 2016) [text]

U.N Refugee Summit: Abstract Discussions in the Face of a Deadly Crisis (Refugees Deeply, Sept. 2016) [text]
- Part 1 of 2-part op-ed. Part 2 is here.

The UN Refugee Summit: What Can Be Achieved? (Migration Policy Institute, Sept. 2016) [text]

*Will a Global Compact on Migration Lead to Lasting Change? (Open Society Foundations, Sept. 2016) [text]

Will a UN Summit on Migration Change Anything? (IntLawGrrls Blog, Sept. 2016) [text]

World Leaders Have 'Shirked, not Shared' Responsibility on Refugee Crisis (Amnesty International, Sept. 2016) [text]

In addition, the Center for Migration Studies is hosting a Shadow Summit on 20 September 2016 that will focus on "The US Response to Central American Refugees."


Related post:
- News: September Refugee Summits (6 Sept. 2016)

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