13 October 2016

Thematic Focus: Law/Policy Items

Events & opportunities:

Symposium: International Legal Aspects of Migration: African and European Perspectives, The Hague, 14 October 2016 [info]

International Refugee Law Seminar Series: Protection in the Context of Large-scale Movements of Refugees and Migrants, London, 24 October 2016-2 March 2017 [info]
- The first seminar, "One Protocol Yet to be Drafted? What Treaty Law Can and Cannot Do to Advance Refugee Protection," will be held 24 October 2016.


Helpdesk Research Report: Effects of Respect for International Humanitarian Law on Displacement (GSDRC, Oct. 2016) [text via ReliefWeb]

International Law under Pressure: Continued Relevance in Times of Hardship (Center for Security Studies, Sept. 2016) [text]

INTERPOL's New Policy on Refugees: Is Everything Settled? (SSRN, Aug. 2016) [text]

The New York Declaration: Once in a Lifetime Opportunity to Enhance Refugee Protection (Kaldor Centre, Oct. 2016) [text]

"Protection from 'Refuge': On What Legal Grounds Will a Refugee be Saved from Camp Life?," International Journal of Refugee Law, Advance Access, 7 Oct. 2016 [free full-text] [abstract]

"Protection of Persons in the Event of Disasters and Other Topics: The Sixty-Eighth Session of the International Law Commission," American Journal of International Law (Forthcoming, Oct. 2016) [preprint via SSRN]

Statement by Volker Türk, Assistant High Commissioner for Protection, 67th Session of the Executive Committee of the High Commissioner's Programme, Geneva, 5 Oct. 2016 [text]

Undesirable and Unreturnable? Policy Challenges around Excluded Asylum-seekers and Migrants Suspected of Serious Criminality but Who Cannot be Removed (Refugee Law Initiative & Center for International Criminal Justice, Sept. 2016) [text]

Vulnerability Screening Tool - Identifying and Addressing Vulnerability: A Tool for Asylum and Migration Systems (UNHCR & IDC, 2016) [text]

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- Thematic Focus: Law/Policy Items (27 Sept. 2016)

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