14 December 2017

Thematic Focus: Law/Policy Items


Today is the 50th anniversary of the Declaration on Territorial Asylum. Thanks to Klaus Neumann for bringing this to our attention with his recent piece in Inside Story entitled "In the Spirit of International Solidarity." A brief summary reads, "The bid to create a UN convention on territorial asylum might have failed, but it points to possibilities still worth pursuing."


Conclusions on International Protection Adopted by the Executive Committee of the UNHCR Programme, 1975-2017 (Conclusion No. 1-114) [text]

The Crime of Aggression under International Criminal Law: Links with Refugee Law (IntLawGrrls, Dec. 2017) [text]

General Legal Considerations: Search-and-rescue Operations Involving Refugees and Migrants at Sea  (UNHCR, Nov. 2017) [text]

Internally Displaced Persons and International Humanitarian Law (ICRC, Dec. 2017) [text]

"Migrants at Sea: A Duty of Plural States to Protect (Extraterritorially)?," Nordic Journal of International Law, vol. 86, no. 4 (2017) [open access]

The Principle of Non-Refoulment: An Inherent Obligation on a State (SSRN, Dec. 2017) [text]

The Right to Asylum in International Law (SSRN, Nov. 2017) [text]

"State Practice with Respect to the Safe Third Country Concept: Criteria for Determining that a State Offers Effective Protection for Asylum Seekers and Refugees," George Washington International Law Review (Forthcoming) [preprint]

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