08 September 2016

Regional Focus: Africa


CFP: Refugees and Forced Migration in Eastern Africa & Horn of Africa: Crises, Trends and Dynamics, Challenges, Opportunities and Conundrums, Nairobi, 25-27 October 2016 [info]
- Submit abstracts by 12 September 2016.


A Crisis Normalised: Civilian Perspectives on the Conflict in Sudan's Blue Nile State (International Refugee Rights Initiative, Sept. 2016) [text via ReliefWeb]

From Bad to Worse: Deepening Impacts of Zimbabwe's Drought (Refugees International, Aug. 2016) [text]

The Heavy Cost of Misreading Nigeria’s Crisis (IPI Global Observatory, Sept. 2016) [text]

Is South Africa Home to More Than a Million Asylum-seekers? The Numbers Don’t Add up (Africa Check, Aug. 2016) [text]

Lake Chad’s Unseen Crisis: Voices of Refugees and Internally Displaced People from Niger and Nigeria (Oxfam, Aug. 2016) [text]

Regional Protection Dialogue on the Lake Chad Basin, Abuja, Nigeria, 6-8 June 2016
- Documents from this meeting include UNHCR's remarks, an NGO joint statement, and the Abuja Action Statement.

"Regionalizing Protection: AU and ASEAN Responses to Mass Atrocity Crimes against Internally Displaced Persons," Global Responsibility to Protect, vol. 8, no. 2-3 (2016) [preprint via ResearchGate]
- Note: Access this item by following the link above, and clicking on the "download" button under the relevant title. The text is available in .DOC format.

*"Staying out of Place: The Being and Becoming of Burundian Refugees in the Camp and the City," Conflict and Society, vol. 2 (2016) [full-text via Academia.edu]

Trajectories of International Engagement with State and Local Actors: Evidence from South Sudan (Feinstein International Center, July 2016 [text]

"'We just want to live': On the Road with South Sudan's Refugees," The Guardian, 25 Aug. 2016 [text]


Related post:
- Regional Focus: Africa (10 Aug. 2016)

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