02 October 2017

Thematic Focus: General


Second and Third Thematic Discussions for the Global Compact on Refugees, Geneva, 17-18 October 2017 [info]
- The second discussion will focus on "Measures to be taken at the onset of a large movement of refugees (Comprehensive refugee response framework pillar one)," while the third will focus on " Meeting needs and supporting communities (Comprehensive refugee response framework pillars two and three)."


Alternatives to Camps: Making It Work - Good Practice and Guidance Series, Key Action #6: Building Sustainable Livelihoods (UNHCR, July 2017) [text]
- See also other documents in this series.

Expert Views: Refugees Take Stock of the New York Declaration (Refugees Deeply, Sept. 2017) [text]

The Global Compact for Migration: Three Ingredients for Success (ODI, Sept. 2017) [text]

Global Development Trends and Challenges: Horizon 2025 Revisited (ODI, Sept. 2017) [text]
- See, esp., section 2.3: "The combined conflict, refugee and migrant crises and their effects."

High-Level Meeting on the New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants: One Year On, New York, 20 Sept. 2017 [info]
- Follow link for video and texts of speeches.

Information Without Understanding, Rights Without Meaning (Translators without Borders, Sept. 2017) [text]

Livelihoods in Displacement: From Refugee Perspectives to Aid Agency Response (ODI, Sept. 2017) [text]

Responding to Refugee Crises in Developing Countries: What Can We Learn from Evaluations? (OECD, Sept. 2017) [access]
- Follow link for report and three case studies.

Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Covering the Period 1 July 2016-30 June 2017, UN Doc. No. A/72/12 (UN General Assembly, Sept. 2017) [text via Refworld]

Three Lessons about Cities and Refugees, According to Experts (Metropolitan Revolution Blog, Sept. 2017) [text]

"Towards a Fair Distribution Mechanism for Asylum," Games, 8(4), 41 (Sept. 2017) [open access]

UNHCR Diagnostic Tool for Alternatives to Camps: 2017 Global Results (UNHCR, ) [text]

Related posts:
- News: 68th Session of EXCOM (2 Oct. 2017)
- Feature: More on Understanding Attitudes (27 Sept. 2017)
- Thematic Focus: General (19 Sept. 2017)

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