17 April 2019

Thematic Focus: Law/Policy Items


Rethinking the “Regional” in Refugee Law and Policy, 4th Annual Refugee Law Initiative Conference, University of London, 3-5 June 2019 [info]
- A draft programme is now available.


Constitution of the International Association of Refugee and Migration Judges (IARMJ, Nov. 2018) [text via Refworld]

The Global Compacts: What Will They Mean? (Kaldor Centre, April 2019) [access]
- Provides link to special edition of the International Journal of Refugee Law (IJRL).

"Imminence in Refugee and Human Rights Law: A Misplaced Notion for International Protection," International Comparative Law Quarterly, vol. 68, no. 1 (2019) [preprint]

International Humanitarian Law and Humanitarian Action in Security Council Spotlight (IPI Global Observatory, April 2019) [text]

"International Law, Diplomatic Asylum and Julian Assange," Pursuit, 14 April 2019 [text]

"Language as a Canary: The Role of Language in the Refugee Regime," Columbia Journal of Transnational Law, vol. 56, no. 4 (2018) [full-text]

New Wars, Ever Escalating Crises, and Exclusion (RLI Blog, April 2019) [text]

Proceedings of the 112th Annual Meeting of the American Society of International Law, Washington, DC, 4-7 April 2018 [free full-text]
- Theme was "International Law in Practice." See esp. panel on "International Law and the Global Governance of Migration" (scroll down) and panel on "Humanitarian Access in Armed Conflict."

[Research on the Travaux Préparatoires of the 1967 Protocol] (Notice & Comment Blog, March & April 2019)
- What Does the 1967 Protocol Have to Say about the Legal Obligations That the United States Owes to Asylum Seekers? [text]
- Negotiating the 1967 Protocol in the Midst of the Cold War [text]
- Note: Two previous posts by this author can be accessed here.

The UN Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement: The Extent to Which the Protection of IDPs Has Been Advanced (RLI Blog, April 2019) [text]


The Arc of Protection: Reforming the International Refugee Regime, London, 14 March 2019 [info]
- Follow link for podcast.

Emerging Immigration Scholars Conference, Los Angeles, 15-16 Feb. 2019 [info]
- Follow link to access video of the two plenary sessions, the first on "The New Migration Law: A Roadmap for an Uncertain Future" and the second on "A Conversation on Refugee Flows and Human Rights."

International vs. National Protection for Refugees: Diverging Trends?, Washington, DC, 10 April 2019 [info]
- Follow link for video.

Related posts:
- News: 4th Edition of the UNHCR Handbook (16 April 2019)
- Thematic Focus: Law/Policy Items (14 March 2019)

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