17 November 2020

Thematic Focus: General - Pt. 1


Virtual launch: Mixed Migration Review 2020 - Mixed Migration and Cities: Urban Frontlines for Displacement and Mobility, 18 November 2020 [info]

Webinar: Does Development Drive or Curb Migration? Implications for Policymaking, 24 November 2020 [info]

*Research presentation: Does the 1951 Refugee Convention have Colonial Roots? Postcolonial Reading of the Convention’s Founding, 25 November 2020 [info]

Webinar: What Does an Ethics of Care Mean for Knowledge Mobilization in Migration Contexts?, 25 November 2020 [info]

Job announcement: Missing Migrants Program Manager, ICRC [info]
- Submit application by 26 November 2020.

Research presentations: Refugee Protection and Empowerment: Updates from Around the Globe, 26 November 2020 [info]

Blog posts & press:

The Data Gap on Public Attitudes Towards Migrants in Low- and Middle-income Countries Needs Closing – Here’s How (ODI Blog, Nov. 2020) [text]

Forced Migration: Most Refugees Live in Cities (Cities Alliance, Nov. 2020) [text]
- See also information about an earlier related event.

How Global is the RSQ? A Reflection on Author Affiliation and Knowledge Production in the Global Forced Migration Academic Discourse (RLI Blog, Nov. 2020) [text]

Implementing the Marrakesh Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration: commentary on the IOM Regional Meetings 11-12 November (Protect Project Blog, Nov. 2020) [text]

The Refugee Statistics Don’t Tell the Whole Story (NRC Perspective, Nov. 2020) [text]

World Cities Day: Cities Lead the Way in Protecting Forcibly Displaced against Impact of COVID-19 (UNHCR, Oct. 2020) [text]


Comparative Analysis of the U.S. Department of State's Human Rights Reports (Asylum Research Centre, Oct. 2020) [access]
- Follow link for press release, executive summary, info on the methodology used, and country chapters on Eritrea, Iran, Iraq, Pakistan & Sudan. See also related Free Movement blog post.

Human Mobility, Shared Opportunities: A Review of the 2009 Human Development Report and the Way Ahead (UNDP, Oct. 2020) [text]

Report of the Executive Committee of the Programme of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, UN Doc. No. A/75/12/Add.1 (UN General Assembly, Oct. 2020) [text]
- See also related UN press summary and video of the Third Committee meeting at the UNGA's 75th session.

The Urban Reality of Mixed Migration: Insights from 5 Urban Case Studies (Mixed Migration Centre, Nov. 2020) [access]
- Follow link to access case studies for Bamako, Bogota, Kuala Lumpur, Nairobi and Tunis.

Will International Migration Governance Survive the COVID-19 Pandemic? (Migration Policy Institute, Oct. 2020) [text]


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