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Web Info. Update - 18 Dec. 2007

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Dear List Members,

Below please find references to new online publications, journal/newsletter 
issues, events and opportunities, and web sites/tools. 

**Please note that long URLs may break into two lines in some mail readers. Cut 
and paste each line of the URL, if this happens.**


**Online Articles/Publications**

1st COI Master Class, 19 – 21 June, Vienna: Final Report (Austrian Red Cross & 
ACCORD, Nov. 2007) - 
http://www.coi-network.net/content/doc/Report_COI-Master-Class_online.pdf 

11th European Country of Origin Information Seminar, Vienna, 21-22 June 2007,
Country Reports (Nov. 2007) - 
http://www.coi-network.net/content/coiseminar.html 
- Country reports published on Afghanistan and Iraq.

Asylum Deaths: What to do Next (Institute of Race Relations, Nov. 2007) - 
http://www.irr.org.uk/2007/november/ak000022.html 

Asylum is not gender neutral: Protecting women seeking asylum (European Women's
Lobby & Refugee Women's Resource Project, Nov. 2007) - 
http://www.womenlobby.org/SiteResources/data/MediaArchive/Publications/migrant-final_en.pdf 

Climate Alarm: Disasters Increase as Climate Change Bites (Oxfam, Nov. 2007) -
http://www.oxfamsol.be/nl/IMG/pdf/Rapport_Weather_report_DEF.pdf 

Country of Origin Information and Women: Researching gender and persecution in
the context of asylum and human rights claims (Asylum Aid, Nov. 2007) - 
http://www.asylumaid.org.uk/data/files/publications/68/Country_of_Origin_Information_and_Women.pdf 

Education and Schooling for Asylum-Seeking Refugee Students in Scotland: An 
Exploratory Study (Scottish Government Social Research, Nov. 2007) - 
http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Resource/Doc/198224/0052995.pdf 

Ending Sexual Violence in Darfur: An Advocacy Agenda (Refugees International,
Dec. 2007) - 
http://www.refugeesinternational.org/content/publication/detail/10331 

Human Development Report 2007/2008 (UNDP, Nov. 2007) - http://hdr.undp.org/en/ 
- Focus is on the development impact of climate change.

"Humanitarian Imperatives are Transforming Sovereignty," Northwestern Journal 
of International Affairs (Winter 2008) - 
http://www.brookings.edu/articles/2008/winter_humanitarian_cohen.aspx 

Learning to Read a New Culture: How Immigrant and Asylum Seeking Children 
Experience Scottish Identity through Classroom Books (Scottish Government 
Social Research, Nov. 2007) - 
http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Resource/Doc/201854/0053801.pdf 

"New Europeans on the move: a preliminary review of the onward migration of 
refugees within the European Union," Compas Working Paper No. 57 (2007) - 
http://www.compas.ox.ac.uk/publications/Working%20papers/wp-07-57.shtml 

Refugees’ Experiences of Integration Policy related findings on employment, 
ESOL and vocational training (Refugee Council & Univ. of Birmingham, Nov. 
2007) - 
http://www.refugeecouncil.org.uk/policy/position/2007/Integration_work.htm 

Transposition of the Asylum Procedures Directive (European Commission, Dec. 
2007) - 
http://europa.eu/rapid/pressReleasesAction.do?reference=MEMO/07/538&format=HTML&aged=0&language=EN&guiLanguage=en 

What about us? The Exclusion of urban IDPs from Uganda's IDP related policies
and interventions," Briefing Paper (Refugee Law Project, Dec. 2007) - 
http://www.refugeelawproject.org/resources/papers/others/RLP.BP09.pdf 

World Disasters Report 2007 (IFRC, Dec. 2007) - 
http://www.ifrc.org/publicat/wdr2007/summaries.asp 

**Iraqi IDPs/Refugees**

General: Addendum to UNHCR's Eligibility Guidelines for Assessing the 
International Protection Needs of Iraqi Asylum-Seekers (UNHCR, Dec. 2007) - 
http://www.unhcr.org/cgi-bin/texis/vtx/refworld/rwmain?docid=4766a69d2 

General: "Iraq: Growing Needs Amid Continuing Displacement," Forced Migration 
Review, no. 29 (Nov. 2007) - http://www.fmreview.org/FMRpdfs/FMR29/51-53.pdf 

Egypt: "Iraqi Refugees in Egypt," Forced Migration Review, no. 29 (Nov. 2007) - 
http://www.fmreview.org/FMRpdfs/FMR29/54.pdf 

Jordan: Study of Iraqis in Jordan (Fafo, Nov. 2007) - 
http://www.fafo.no/ais/middeast/jordan/Iraqis_in_Jordan.htm 

Lebanon: Iraqi Population Survey in Lebanon (Danish Refugee Council, Nov. 
2007) - 
http://www.unhcr.org/cgi-bin/texis/vtx/home/opendoc.pdf?tbl=SUBSITES&id=4762690f2 

Lebanon: Rot Here or Die There: Bleak Choices for Iraqi Refugees in Lebanon 
(Human Rights Watch, Dec. 2007) - 
http://hrw.org/english/docs/2007/12/04/lebano17450.htm 

Syria/Jordan: Iraqi Refugees: Seeking Stability in Syria and Jordan (Institute 
for the Study of International Migration & Center for International and 
Regional Studies, Nov. 2007) - 
http://www12.georgetown.edu/sfs/isim/Publications/PatPubs/Iraqi%20Refugees.pdf 

**Journals/Newsletters**

Asylon(s), no. 2 (nov. 2007) - http://terra.rezo.net/rubrique124.html 
(full-text)
- Theme of this issue is "Terrains d'ASILES."

Australasian Journal of Disaster and Trauma Studies, no. 2007-2 (Nov. 2007) - 
http://www.massey.ac.nz/~trauma/issues/current.shtml (full-text)
- Mix of articles, with several on psychosocial aspects of disasters.

Conflict, Security & Development, vol. 7, no. 4 (2007) - 
http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/title~content=g786441823~db=all (contents)
- Mix of articles, including one on conflict-generated diasporas.

Disasters, vol. 31, no. 4 (Dec. 2007) - 
http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/toc/disa/31/4 (contents)
- Mix of articles, including one on "Information technologies and the sharing 
of disaster knowledge."

Ethnic and Racial Studies, vol. 30, no. 6 (2007) -
http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/title~content=g782458912~db=all (contents)
- Theme of this issue is "New Directions in the Anthropology of Migration and 
Multiculturalism."

Human Rights Quarterly, vol. 29, no. 4 (Nov. 2007) - 
http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/human_rights_quarterly/toc/hrq29.4.html (contents)
- Mix of articles.

International Journal of Migration, Health and Social Care, vol. 3, no. 2 (Oct. 
2007) - http://www.pavpub.com/pavpub/journals/ijmmhsc/samples/1007sample.pdf
(contents, sample article)
- Mix of articles, including one on the eating patterns of dispersed asylum 
seekers.

International Migration, vol. 45, no. 5 (Dec. 2007) - 
http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/toc/imig/45/5 (contents)
- Mix of articles, including one on reintegration of ex-combatants.

International Review of the Red Cross, vol. 89, no. 866 (June 2007) - 
http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayIssue?jid=IRC&volumeId=89&issueId=866 
(contents)
- Focus is on "catastrophic events."

Intervention: International Journal of Mental Health, Psychosocial Work and 
Counselling in Areas of Armed Conflict, vol. 5, no. 3 (Nov. 2007) - 
http://www.interventionjournal.com/index2.html (contents)
- Mix of articles, with two focusing on DDR in Colombia, two looking at 
programmes for conflict-affected youth, one on psychological support for Iraqi 
refugees, and one on giving evidence in the Dutch asylum process. Also included 
is a review of Internet resources relating to "Mental Health and Psychosocial 
Care for Children and Adolescents."

Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, vol. 34, no. 1 (2008) - 
http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/title~content=g786960184~db=all (contents)
- Mix of articles.

Journal of Refugee Studies, vol. 20, no. 4 (Dec. 2007) - 
http://jrs.oxfordjournals.org/current.dtl (contents)
- Includes articles on Afghan refugees, return from Sweden, self-settled 
refugees in Uganda, psychosocial issues for South Sudanese men, reintegration 
of formerly abducted boys in Uganda, and refugee reparations.

Migration Information Source (Dec. 2007) - 
http://www.migrationinformation.org/index.cfm (full-text)
- Focus feature of this month's edition is the "Top 10 Migration Issues of 
2007."

Refugees Magazine, no. 148 (Dec. 2007) - 
http://www.unhcr.org/doclist/publ/3b5696144.html (full-text)
- Theme is “Refugee or Migrant - Why It Matters”; HTML and PDF versions 
available.

**Events & Opportunities**

5th Annual Forced Migration Student Conference, University of Oxford, 1 March 
2008 - http://www.rsc.ox.ac.uk/PDFs/StudConf08.pdf 
- Theme is “Rethinking Solutions for Forced Migrants.”

Call for Participation: Expanding Citizenship in an age of migration, Berlin, 
25-28 January 2008 - 
http://citizens-of-europe.eu/download/071124_cfp_berlin.pdf 

International Migrants Day, December 18 – 
http://www.un.org/depts/dhl/events/migrants/ 

Master of Arts in Humanitarian Assistance, Tufts University - 
http://fic.tufts.edu/?pid=15
- One-year programme; apply by January 31, 2008.

Summer Course: Black Europe: Exploring Dimensions of Citizenship, Race and 
Ethnic Relations, Summer Institute at the International School for Humanities
and Social Sciences, Universiteit van Amsterdam, 14-26 June 2008 - 
http://www.ishss.uva.nl/Summer/Black_Europe.htm 

**Web Sites/Tools**

Asylum & Migration - http://www.unhcr.org/cgi-bin/texis/vtx/asylum
- New sub-section on UNHCR web site.

Beyond School Books: A Podcast Series on Education in Emergencies - 
http://www.unicef.org/emerg/index_41297.html
- First segment available.

Exploring Humanitarian Law Virtual Campus - http://www.ehl.icrc.org/index.php 
- Web-based education.

Global Initiative to Fight Human Trafficking (GIFT) - 
http://www.ungift.org/index.php 

Elisa Mason
Information Specialist
http://fm-cab.blogspot.com 

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