27 November 2017

Thematic Focus: Law/Policy Items


The latest issue of the Journal of Human Rights Practice includes a special collection of articles that address "The End of Refugee Protection?" The full-texts of these seven opinion pieces are freely available. Titles are as follows:
  • Mobilizing Home for Long-Term Displacement: A Critical Reflection on the Durable Solutions [text]
  • Asylum, Refugee Protection and the European Response to Syrian Migration [text]
  • Refugee Protection and the Art of the Deal [text]
  • (Avoiding) The End of Refugee Status Determination [text]
  • The End of Refugee Law? [text]
  • Expanding the Frontiers of Refugee Law: Developing a Broader Law of Asylum in the Middle East and Europe [text]
  • Refugees and National Human Rights Institutions: A Growing Engagement [text]


High Commissioner’s Dialogue on Protection Challenges, 2017, Geneva, 12-13 December 2017 [info]
- An estimated schedule has now been posted.


Book Review: The Child in International Refugee Law by Jason Pobjoy (Free Movement Blog, Oct. 2017) [text]

"Let Me be a Refugee," Law and Politics Book Review, vol. 27, no. 5 (June 2017) [text]

Mandate of the High Commissioner for Refugees and His Office: Executive Summary (UNHCR, 2017?) [text]
- Note: This document seems to have been recently posted to the UNHCR web site, but since it does not include a date of publication, it may not have been recently drafted. There is already a note on the HC's mandate from 2013 that is online under the "High Commissioner" section of the web site.

"Maritime Legal Black Holes: Migration and Rightlessness in International Law," European Journal of International Law (Forthcoming) [preprint]

Principles and Guidelines, Supported by Practical Guidance, on the Human Rights Protection of Migrants in Vulnerable Situations, Draft (OHCHR, Oct. 2017) [access]

Report on the Compendium of Principles, Good Practices and Policies on Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration in Line with International Human Rights Law, UN Doc. No. A/HRC/36/42 (UN General Assembly, Sept. 2017) [text via ReliefWeb]

Le Standard Minimum de Traitement des Etrangers en Droit International (Audiovisual Library of International Law, Nov. 2017) [access]

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- Thematic Focus: Law/Policy Items (6 Nov. 2017)

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