20 December 2018

Thematic Focus: General


The end of a year is when various lists (and in one case, a quiz!) start to appear that either assess the past year or look ahead to the next. Here are a few:

*2018: A Year of Reporting Deeply on Refugees and Migration (Refugees Deeply, Dec. 2018) [text]

Emergency Watchlist 2019 (International Rescue Committee, Dec. 2018) [access]
- 21 countries are on the overall list, but see also the "top 10" version.

Human Rights in 2018: Ten Issues That Made Headlines (The Conversation, Dec. 2018) [text]

ODI's 2018 Quiz of the Year [access]

Top 10 Migration Issues of 2018 (Migration Information Source, Dec. 2018) [access]
- All 10 are not yet available!


Cities of Light (UNHCR) [access]
- "A growing number of cities around the world are embracing refugees. This series looks at how they are helping the displaced to help themselves." See also related UNHCR news story.

Closing the Feedback Loop: What is the Value of Perception Surveys? (Ground Truth Solutions, Dec. 2018) [text]

The Complex Effects of Development Aid on Migration (Refugees Deeply, Dec. 2018) [text]

"Fieldwork after Conflict: Contextualising the Challenges of Access and Data Quality," Disasters, Early View, 10 Dec. 2018 [postprint]
- Access to text under embargo until 10 Dec. 2020; however, users may still "request a copy" via the a/m link.

A Framework for Assisted Voluntary Return and Reintegration (IOM, Dec. 2018) [text via ReliefWeb]

How can Sport Support Displaced Communities: A Dialogue with the IOC President and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (IOC, Dec. 2018) [text]

International Migrants Day 2018 (IOM, Dec. 2018) [text]
- The theme was "Migration with Dignity."

Monitoring the Effect of Advocacy in Changing Political Will, Working Paper, no. 542 (ODI, Nov. 2018) [text]

Refugee Rights in 2018 (Amnesty International, Dec. 2018) [text]

Special Report: A Widening World Without a Home (Axios, Dec. 2018) [access]

Surges and Swarms: A Conversation on Responsible Coverage of Migration, Highlights from a Workshop with the News Media in the Context of UN Consultations on the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (United Nations University, Oct. 2018) [text]

Transmigrant: One Word to Hide Them All (Border Criminologies Blog, Dec. 2018) [text]

UNHCR Donors Commit a Record US$926 Million in Initial Pledges for Refugees, Internally Displaced and Stateless People in 2019 (UNHCR, Dec. 2018) [text]

UNHCR Welcomes Agreement on Migration Compact (UNHCR, Dec. 2018) [text]

Who is Responsible for Migrants? (The Conversation, Dec. 2018) [text]


Border Rescue, Oxford, 29 Nov. 2018 [info]
- Follow link for podcast.

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: General (29 Nov. 2018)


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