25 September 2018

Thematic Focus: General

As the World Abandons Refugees, UNHCR’s Constraints are Exposed (Refugees Deeply, Sept. 2018) [text]

At UNGA, 5 Things President Trump Must Do to Restore U.S. Leadership on Humanitarian Assistance (Refugees International, Sept. 2018) [text]
- See also IRIN's insider's guide to humanitarian events at the UNGA.

"Blame the Victims? Refugees, State Capacity, and Non-state Actor Violence," Journal of Peace Research (Forthcoming) [postprint]
- See also related Washington Post comment by authors of this study.

"Emigration, Remittances, and the Subjective Well-being of Those Staying Behind," Journal of Population Economics, Latest Articles, 9 Aug. 2018 [open access]
- See also related Future Development blog post.

How Cities are Demanding a Greater Voice on Migration (Refugees Deeply, Sept. 2018) [text]

"Migration: How Many People are on the Move around the World?," The Guardian, 10 Sept. 2018 [text]

Migration and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (ODI, Sept. 2018) [access]
- "Here we collate, and draw out key findings from, a series of twelve ODI policy briefings which analyse the interrelationship between migration and key development areas. Each briefing explores how the links between migration and these different development issues affect the achievement of the SDGs, and offers pragmatic recommendations to incorporate migration into the 2030 Agenda to ensure it contributes to positive development outcomes."

The Migration “Crisis” is Not What It Seems: The Current Opportunity of Migration to the EU and Elsewhere (Medium, Aug. 2018) [text]

Minority and Indigenous Trends 2018: Focus on Migration and Displacement (Minority Rights Group, Sept. 2018) [access]
- New global report that "looks at migration and displacement from a minority and indigenous perspective." See also related press release. Follow link above to access complete report, browse countries, and read case studies.

Opening Statement by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, 39th Session of the Human Rights Council, 10 Sept. 2018 [text]
- See also observations on key takeaways from the speech in the Pacific Standard.

Prioritising People: A Progressive Narrative on Migration (Foundation for European Progressive Studies, Sept. 2018) [text]
- See also related "10 Points of Reference" document.

Refugees and Their Allies as Agents of Progress: Knowledge, Power and Action in Forbidden and Dangerous Boundary Regions (UC Berkeley, Sept. 2018) [text]

Should I Stay or Should I Go: Do Cash Transfers Affect Migration?, Policy Research Working Paper, no. 8525 (World Bank, July 2018) [text]
- See also related blog post.

"Which Nation is 'Most Generous' to Refugees? Certainly Not the US," The Guardian, 22 Sept. 2018 [text]

Xenophobia toward Refugees and Other Forced Migrants, World Refugee Council Research Paper, no. 5 (Center for International Governance Innovation, Sept. 2018) [text]

Related posts:
- News: Oxford Handbook of Migration Crises (12 Sept. 2018)
- Thematic Focus: General (7 Sept. 2018)

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