06 December 2016

Thematic Focus: Law/Policy Items


Seminar: The End of the Deterrence Paradigm? Future Directions for Global Refugee Policy, London, 9 February 2017 [info]

See also: A number of legal-related events were listed in this recent Events & Opportunities blog post.


Better Protecting Refugees in the EU and Globally (UNHCR, Dec. 2016) [text]
- See also related HC speech and UNHCR news story.

"Book review: William Maley’s What is a Refugee," Rights in Exile Newsletter, no. 76 (Dec. 2016) [full-text]

The Draft Articles on "The Protection of Persons in the Event of Disasters": Towards a Flagship Treaty? (EJIL Talk Blog, Dec. 2016) [text]

From Refugee Emergency to Protracted Exile: The Role of 'Time' in International Protection, Sydney, 18 Nov. 2016 [info]
- Follow link for podcasts and presentations.

Guidelines on International Protection, no. 12: Claims for Refugee Status Related to Situations of Armed Conflict and Violence under Article 1A(2) of the 1951 Convention and/or 1967 Protocol relating to the Status of Refugees and the Regional Refugee Definitions (UNHCR, Dec. 2016) [access]
- See also related briefing note and Q&A.

"The Impact of Externalization of Migration Controls on the Rights of Asylum Seekers and Other Migrants," Journal on Migration and Human Security, vol. 4, no. 4 (2016) [open access]

People on War 2016: Perspectives from 16 Countries (ICRC, Dec. 2016) [text via ReliefWeb]

Squaring the Circle: How the Right to Refuge can be Reconciled with the Right to Political Identity, Research Paper, no. 2016-24 (Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law & International Law, Nov. 2016) [text via SSRN]

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: Law/Policy Items (29 Nov. 2016)

Tagged Publications and Events & Opportunities.

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