09 November 2016

Thematic Focus: General


Chaloka Beyani's term as Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons has come to an end. He first began his duties in this capacity in November 2010. The new Special Rapporteur is Cecilia Jimenez-Damary.

Events & opportunities:

Conference: Migration and Refugees Today: Giving History Its Place in Debates and Research, Budapest, 14 November 2016 [info]
- Register by 11 November 2016.

Course: Human Rights: The Rights of Refugees, Online, 16 November 2016 [info]
- Course runs for three weeks.


Addressing Urgent Plight of Refugees Hinges on State Engagement, Determination, High Commissioner Tells Third Committee Amid Calls for Burden Sharing (UN, Nov. 2016) [text]

Annual Disaster Statistical Review 2015: The Numbers and Trends (Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters, Oct. 2016) [text via ReliefWeb]

New Approaches to Refugee Crises in the 21st Century: The Role of the International Community (Migration Policy Institute, Oct. 2016) [text]

Post-deportation Risks: People Face Insecurity and Threats after Forced Returns (DIIS, Nov. 2016) [text]
- See also related Border Criminologies blog post.

"Promoting and Broadening the Governance of Forced Migrants," Rights in Exile Newsletter, no. 75 (Nov. 2016) [text]

"Threatened or Threatening? How Ideology Shapes Asylum Seekers Immigration Policy Attitudes in Israel and Australia," Journal of Refugee Studies, Advance Access, 24 July 2016 [full-text via ResearchGate]

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: General (24 Oct. 2016)

Tagged Publications and Events & Opportunities.

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