04 July 2017

Thematic Focus: Law/Policy Items

69th Meeting of the Standing Committee of the Executive Committee of the High Commissioner's Programme, Geneva, 28-30 June 2017 [info]
- Focus of this meeting was international protection. Follow link for documents (incl. the Note on International Protection), introductory remarks (incl. by the AHC) and presentations. NGO statements on various issues are available on ICVA's web site.

Five Questions: On Turning Back Boats (Kaldor Centre, June 2017) [text]

The Human Rights Risks of External Migration Policies (Amnesty International, June 2017) [text via Refworld]

Lessons Learned from Limbo: A Right to Counsel for Asylum Seekers (ATHA Blog, April 2017) [text]

A Life on the Frontline of Refugee Crises (Pursuit, May 2017) [access]
- Follow link for podcast.

"Refugee Protection an Obligation under International Law," IPS, 21 June 2017 [text]
- Contribution by the UN Secretary-General.

Rethinking the Global Refugee Protection System, Washington, DC, 16 June 2017 [info]
- Follow link for video.

Safe Zones – Only Ever a Temporary Fix When Nothing Else is Available (Just Security Blog, June 2017) [text]

Thread on "What is the legal meaning of refugee" (Twitter, 22 June 2017) [access]

"UNHCR RSD Retreat at 2017 Annual UNHCR-NGO Consultations," Rights in Exile Newsletter, no. 83 (July 2017) [text]
- Note: RSD = Refugee Status Determination.

"Vulnerability on Trial: Protection of Migrant Children's Rights in the Jurisprudence of International Human Rights Courts," Boston University International Law Journal, vol. 36, no. 1 (Forthcoming, 2018) [preprint]

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- Thematic Focus: Law/Policy Items (12 June 2017)

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