13 September 2017

Thematic Focus: General


Nansen Refugee Award, 18 September 2017 [info]
- The winner will be announced! Read this related article to learn about the runners-up.

UNGA High-level Side Event: Migration and the 2030 Agenda, New York, 21 September 2017 [info]


Emergency Humanitarian Response to Longer-term Development in Refugee Crises, Helpdesk Report (K4D, June 2017) [text via ReliefWeb]

Fatal Journeys, vol. 3, part 1: Improving Data on Missing Migrants (IOM, 2017) [text]

Forcibly Displaced: Toward a Development Approach Supporting Refugees, the Internally Displaced, and Their Hosts (World Bank Group, July 2017) [text]

Nothing About Us Without Us: Getting Serious about Refugee Self-Representation - Report on Side Event Held during 2017 UNHCR Annual Consultations with NGOs  (Refugee Council of Australia, Aug. 2017)

The People in the Pictures: Vital Perspectives on Save the Children’s Image Making (Save the Children, June 2017) [text]

Refugee Advocacy and the Meaning of "Migrants," Policy Brief, no. 2 (PRIO, 2017) [text]

Should Refugee Camps be “Smart Cities”? (Forced Migration Forum, Sept. 2017) [text]

UNHCR Statistical Yearbook 2015 (UNHCR, Sept. 2017) [text]
- Note: This is the 15th edition.

Unlawful Death of Refugees and Migrants, UN Doc. No. A/72/335 (UN General Assembly, Aug. 2017) [text via Refworld]

What Makes Displacement Different Today? (Metropolitan Revolution Blog, Sept. 2017) [text]

Web sites:

Commitment to Development Index 2017 (Center for Global Development) [access]
- See esp. the migration policy area. More info. available in this blog post and CDI brief.

Migration Systems: Bridging Migration Research and Public Debate [access]
- "In the past decade there has been a significant growth of field and theoretical studies about migration issues, conducted by universities, non-profits, governments and municipalities, worldwide. The mission of Migration Systems is to make this research more accessible and digestible for the general public, as well as for policy makers."

Missing Migrants: Tracking Death Along Migratory Routes (IOM) [access]
- This recently re-designed web site "tracks incidents involving migrants, including refugees and asylum-seekers, who have died or gone missing in the process of migration towards an international destination." More info. is available here.

Related posts:
- Thematic Focus: NY Declaration, Global Compacts & CRRF (13 Sept. 2017)
- Thematic Focus: General (5 Sept. 2017)

Tagged Events & Opportunities, Publications and Web Sites/Tools.

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