30 June 2017

Thematic Focus: General


Presentation: The International Migration System: Reflections on the Challenges and Opportunities Ahead, Washington, DC, 13 July 2017 [info]
- Will also be livestreamed.


Breaking the Impasse: Reducing Protracted Internal Displacement as a Collective Outcome (OCHA, June 2017) [text]
- Link above leads to report and ERC op-ed; see also related OCHA press release.

Challenges and Opportunities across NATO's South: Migration, Trafficking, Extremism, and Instability, OPEN Publications, vol. 1, no. 3 (NATO, Spring 2017) [text via ReliefWeb]

Fifteenth Coordination Meeting on International Migration, New York, 16-17 Feb. 2017 [info]
- Aim was to "take stock of progress made in implementing the migration-related commitments of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development" and "contribute to the implementation of the New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants (A/RES/71/1) by reviewing the substantive preparations for the 2018 intergovernmental conference on international migration, with a particular focus on the global compact for safe, orderly and regular migration." Follow link for contributed papers, including from IOM and UNHCR.

Fragile States Index 2017 (Fund for Peace, May 2017) [text via ReliefWeb]

"Here to Stay? Population Displacement in Historical Context," Thomson Reuters Foundation, 21 June 2017 [text]

How the New ‘World Refugee Council’ Plans to Reform Refugee Response (Refugees Deeply, June 2017) [text]

International Migration Outlook 2017 (OECD, June 2017) [text]
- See also related news release.

"Paying Refugees to Leave," Political Studies, OnlineFirst, 30 Jan. 2017 [postprint]

Twitter Chat: Are We Doing Enough for Refugees? #RefugeeLives (Storify, June 2017) [text]

Understanding Public Attitudes Towards Refugees and Migrants (ODI, June 2017) [text]

Where the Action is: Strengthening Responses for Refugees and Migrants (ISIM Blog, June 2017) [text]

Web resources:

Comprehensive Refugee Response Framework (CRRF) Global Digital Portal (UNHCR) [access]
"The CRRF Global Digital Portal is a web-based operational tool designed to enable all actors involved in the response to access and share information on the CRRF in different countries and regions."

Towards a Global Compact on Refugees (UNHCR) [access]
- This web page on the UNHCR site has two new sub-sections. One lists upcoming thematic discussions and the other will post written contributions that relate to the various thematic discussions. See the guidelines to learn how to contribute.

Related posts:
- World Refugee Day: More Resources (21 June 2017)
- Thematic Focus: General (20 June 2017)

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