24 October 2016

Thematic Focus: General

Creating a Refugee-Ready, Refugee-Friendly World (FastCoExist, Sept. 2016) [access]
- A week of posts in advance of the UN refugee summit with ideas on how to be better prepared for responding to refugee crises.

Great Expectations: Incoming UN Chief Urged to Make Bold Reforms (IRIN, Oct. 2016) [text]

International Organization for Migration and the UN System: A Missed Opportunity, Briefing, no. 42 (Future UN Development System, Sept. 2016) [text]

IRIN Geneva Headquarters Official Opening, Geneva, 12 Oct. 2016 [access]
- Follow link for video presentations, Facebook photos, and Storify summary.

"A New Age of Walls," Washington Post, 12 Oct. 2016 [access]
- Follow link for background story on three-episode multimedia project.

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms While Countering Terrorism, UN Doc. no. A/71/384 (UN General Assembly, Sept. 2016) [access]

Stepping Back: Understanding Cities and Their Systems (ALNAP, Oct. 2016) [text via ReliefWeb]

Strengthening Refugee Access, Equity and Inclusion: Developing a New Framework, New York, 13 Oct. 2016 [info]
- Follow link for video.

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Responding to Crisis: Forced Migration and the Humanities in the Twenty-First Century (Univ. of Keele) [access]
- "Through a series of international workshops and events, our network, funded by the AHRC, will create ‘contact zones’ where artists, activists and academics can come together and formulate interventionist models of critical and creative work in response to the unfolding ‘crisis’ in contemporary forced migration."

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: General (14 Oct. 2016)

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