14 April 2017

Thematic Focus: Law/Policy Items


Call for Panel Proposals: International Law Weekend 2017, New York, 19-21 October 2017 [info]
- The theme is "International Law in Challenging Times": "Panels at ILW 2017 will examine current global challenges [including refugee flows], potential solutions, and a broad range of dynamic issues in both public and private international law."  Submit proposals by 30 April 2017.


Amicus curiae of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on the Interpretation and Application of 'Sur Place' Claims within the Meaning of Article 1A(2) of the 1951 Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees (UNHCR, Feb. 2017) [text]

Displaced from Countries That Don’t Exist: IDPs, Refugees, and Frozen Conflicts (Forced Migration Forum, April 2017) [text]

Factsheet: The 2018 Global Compacts on Refugees and Migration (Kaldor Centre, April 2017) [text]

Recent Speeches by UNHCR Assistant High Commissioner Volker Türk Discuss Human Rights, the New York Declaration, and the Need for a “Culture of Prevention” (Forced Migration Forum, March 2017) [text]

"Symposium on Framing Global Migration Law," AJIL Unbound, vol. 111 (Jan. 2017) [open access]
- Features six articles, including "Moving Beyond the Refugee Law Paradigm."

"Temporary Refuge from War: Customary International Law and the Syrian Conflict," International and Comparative Law Quarterly, First View, 11 April 2017 [abstract]
- A postprint version of this article is embargoed until 1 October 2017.

"Wasted Lives: Borders and the Right to Life of People Crossing Them," Nordic Journal of International Law, vol. 86, no. 1 (2017) [full-text via author site]

New project:

Protecting Migrants in Vulnerable Situations: The Principle of Non-Refoulement in International Human Rights Law (Global Migration Centre) [access]

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