12 October 2017

Thematic Focus: Law/Policy Items

Events & opportunities:

Seminar: A Work in Progress: A Critical Analysis of the Comprehensive Refugee Response Framework, Oxford, 17 October 2017 [info]

Seminar: The Constitutional Right to Asylum: The Wave of the Future in International Refugee Law?, Oxford, 18 October 2017 [info]

Seminars: "Refugee Law in the New World Disorder," 8th International Refugee Law Seminar Series, London, 25 October 2017-8 March 2018 [info]
- The first seminar on 25 October 2017 is entitled "Refugee Protection in the United Kingdom Beyond Brexit: The Perils of Australian Exceptionalism."

CFP: "Refugee Protection in a Hostile World?", 3rd Annual Refugee Law Initiative Conference, London, 18-19 July 2018 [info]
- Submit paper/panel proposals by 22 January 2018.

CFP: "Revitalising the IDP Field: 20 Years of the UN Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement," Special Workshop, London, 20 July 2018 [info]
- Submit paper/panel proposals by 22 January 2018.

Publications:

The Applicability of the Internal Relocation Principle to Cessation of Refugee Status: The Surrogate Nature of International Refugee Protection, FICHL Policy Brief Series No. 76 (TOAEP, 2017) [text]

“Governing Xenophobia,” Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law (Forthcoming, 2018) [preprint]

A Half-Century of Universal Refugee Protection under Threat (Refugees Deeply, Oct. 2017) [text]
- Published on the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Protocol relating to the Status of Refugees.

Model International Mobility Convention (Columbia Univ., 2017) [access]
- Follow link for information about, the text of, and events related to the model "International Convention on the Rights and Duties of All Persons Moving from One State to Another and of the States They Leave, Transit or Enter." See also related article preprint, "The Fatal Flaw in International Law for Migration: Model International Mobility Convention Commentary," which will be published in a forthcoming issue of the Columbia Journal of Transnational Law that focuses on the model convention.

Note on International Protection: Report of the High Commissioner, UN Doc. No. A/AC.96/1167 (Executive Committee of the High Commissioner's Programme, July 2017) [text]

Statement to the 68th Session of the Executive Committee of the High Commissioner’s Programme (UNHCR, Oct. 2017) [text]
- From the Assistant High Commissioner for Protection. See also related UNHCR press release and news story.

What Can Hannah Arendt Teach Us about Today’s Refugee Crisis? (Border Criminologies Blog, Oct. 2017) [text]
- Note: Includes a link to the authors' paper, "The Right to Have Rights as a Right to Enter: Addressing a Lacuna in the International Refugee Protection Regime."

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: Law/Policy Items (19 Sept. 2017)

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