14 December 2016

Thematic Focus: Law/Policy Items

"Asylum’s Interpretative Impasse: Interpreting 'Persecution' and 'Particular Social Group' Using International Human Rights Law," Minnesota Journal of International Law, vol. 26 (Forthcoming, Dec. 2016) [eprint via SSRN]

Global Migration Lecture: The New York Declaration on Refugees and Migrants: All Downhill from the UN Summit?, Geneva, 21 Nov. 2016 [info]
- Follow link for video.

*One Protocol Yet to be Drafted? What Treaty Law Can and Cannot Do to Advance Refugee Protection, London, 24 Oct. 2016 [info]
- Follow link for video.

The Oxford Guidance on the Law Relating to Humanitarian Relief Operations in Situations of Armed Conflict: A Blog Discussion (EJIL: Talk & Just Security Blogs, Dec. 2016) [text]
- There will be a total of five posts in this discussion; the introduction is available here.

Portugal's Guterres Sworn in as Next U.N. Secretary-general (Reuters, Dec. 2016) [text]
- See also earlier article in Christian Science Monitor: "Can a New UN Secretary General Help Solve the Global Refugee Crisis?"

Presentation: "A Minor Miracle: The New Global Compact on Refugees," Inaugural address for the Grand Challenge on Refugees and Migrants at UNSW Australia, Sydney, 18 Nov. 2016 [info]
- Follow link for video.

Syria War Crimes: A Guide for Navigating the Legal Minefield (IRIN, Dec. 2016) [text]

UNHCR Guidelines on Refugee Claims related to Armed Conflict and Violence, Geneva, 2 Dec. 2016 [info]
- Follow link for video.

*UPDATED

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- Thematic Focus: Law/Policy Items (6 Dec. 2016)

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