12 June 2017

Thematic Focus: Law/Policy Items

Event & opportunity:

Rethinking the Global Refugee Protection System, New York, 16 June 2017 [info]
- "[E]xperts featured in this event will discuss the challenges confronting the global refugee protection system, including US refugee policy, and offer possible reforms to the global and US refugee protection systems."

69th Meeting of the Standing Committee, Geneva, 28-30 June 2017 [info]
- Will focus on protection; agenda not yet available.


40th Anniversary of the Additional Protocols of 1977 of the Geneva Conventions of 1949 (EJIL: Talk Blog, June 2017) [text]

Back to Old Tricks? Italian Responsibility for Returning People to Libya (EJIL: Talk Blog, June 2017) [text]

Conscientious Objection to Military Service, UN Doc. No. A/HRC/35/4 (UN Human Rights Council, May 2017) [text via Refworld]

Creating Safe Zones and Safe Corridors in Conflict Situations: Providing Protection at Home or Preventing the Search for Asylum?, Policy Brief, no. 5 (Kaldor Centre, June 2017) [text]
- See also related Refugees Deeply comment.

How the Syrian War Changed How War Crimes are Documented (Syria Deeply, June 2017) [text]

Mass Influx? Law, Policy and Large-Scale Movements of Refugees and Migrants, 2nd Annual RLI Conference, London, 5-7 June 2017 [info]
- Now available are podcasts for four of the five keynote addresses, a selection of slide and poster presentations, as well as the text of the AHC's speech.

Nationality as an Element of the Refugee Definition and the Unsettled Issues of ‘Inchoate Nationality’ and ‘Effective Nationality’ (RefLaw Blog, June 2017) [text]
- Part 1 of 2-part post.

The Rule of Law and Human Rights 2016 (UNDP, June 2017) [text via ReliefWeb]

Rule of Law and Protection of Refugees, UNHCR Remarks at the Bar Leaders’ Briefing, Union Internationale des Avocats, Geneva, 2 June 2017 [text]

Time to Retire the 1951 Refugee Convention? (Kaldor Centre, June 2017) [text]

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: Law/Policy Items (30 May 2017)

Tagged Publications and Events & Opportunities.

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