30 May 2017

Thematic Focus: Law/Policy Items

Events & opportunities:

Briefing series: U.S. International Law Obligations towards Refugees, Online, 6 June 2017 [info]

Debate: The Refugee Convention is Out of Date, Sydney, 6 June 2017 [info]
- See also related abstract of recent IJRL editorial by one of the debaters, Jane McAdam.

Panel discussion: Creating Safe Zones and Safe Corridors in Conflict Situations: Providing Protection at Home or Preventing the Search for Asylum?, Sydney, 7 June 2017 [info]

Course: Advanced Refugee Law: Developing Strategies of Legal Engagement at the Frontier of the International Refugee Regime, Cairo, 16-20 July 2017 [info]
- Apply by 15 June 2017.

CFP: The Future of International Migration Law, 13th ESIL Conference, Naples, 6 Sept. 2017 [info]
- Submit abstracts by 20 June 2017.

CFP: The 20th Anniversary of the Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement [info]
- Contributions sought for upcoming issue of the International Journal of Refugee Law. Submission deadline is 31 July 2017.


Between Universalism and Regional Law and Politics: A Comparative History of the American, European and African Human Rights Systems, iCourts Working Paper, no. 96 (Univ. of Copenhagen, May 2017) [text via SSRN]

E-briefing Library (ICRC) [access]
- Drawing on articles in the International Review of the Red Cross, this series "presents a short introduction and overview on topics related to humanitarian law, policy and action."

Exploring Humanitarian Law (ICRC, May 2017) [access]
- "[A] resource pack for teachers to introduce students aged 13 to 18 to the basic rules of international humanitarian law."

"The International Convention on Maritime Search and Rescue: Legal Mechanisms of Responsibility-Sharing and Co-Operation in the Context of Sea Migration?," Irish Yearbook of International Law, vol. X (Forthcoming) [preprint via SSRN]

International Journal of Refugee Law, vol. 28, no. 4 (Dec. 2016) [free full-text]
- This issue pays tribute to Guy Goodwin-Gill.

Michigan Guidelines on Refugee Freedom of Movement, 8th Colloquium on Challenges in International Refugee Law, Ann Arbor, MI, 31 March-2 April 2017 [text]
- Previously issued guidelines are available here.

Principles on the Role of Judges and Lawyers in Relation to Refugees and Migrants (International Commission of Jurists, May 2017) [text]

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