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1st COI Master Class, 19 – 21 June, Vienna: Final Report (Austrian Red Cross &
ACCORD, Nov. 2007) -
11th European Country of Origin Information Seminar, Vienna, 21-22 June 2007,
Country Reports (Nov. 2007) -
- Country reports published on Afghanistan and Iraq.
Asylum Deaths: What to do Next (Institute of Race Relations, Nov. 2007) -
Asylum is not gender neutral: Protecting women seeking asylum (European Women's
Lobby & Refugee Women's Resource Project, Nov. 2007) -
Climate Alarm: Disasters Increase as Climate Change Bites (Oxfam, Nov. 2007) -
Country of Origin Information and Women: Researching gender and persecution in
the context of asylum and human rights claims (Asylum Aid, Nov. 2007) -
Education and Schooling for Asylum-Seeking Refugee Students in Scotland: An
Exploratory Study (Scottish Government Social Research, Nov. 2007) -
Ending Sexual Violence in Darfur: An Advocacy Agenda (Refugees International,
Dec. 2007) -
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) -
Learning to Read a New Culture: How Immigrant and Asylum Seeking Children
Experience Scottish Identity through Classroom Books (Scottish Government
Social Research, Nov. 2007) -
"New Europeans on the move: a preliminary review of the onward migration of
refugees within the European Union," Compas Working Paper No. 57 (2007) -
Refugees’ Experiences of Integration Policy related findings on employment,
ESOL and vocational training (Refugee Council & Univ. of Birmingham, Nov.
Transposition of the Asylum Procedures Directive (European Commission, Dec.
What about us? The Exclusion of urban IDPs from Uganda's IDP related policies
and interventions," Briefing Paper (Refugee Law Project, Dec. 2007) -
World Disasters Report 2007 (IFRC, Dec. 2007) -
General: Addendum to UNHCR's Eligibility Guidelines for Assessing the
International Protection Needs of Iraqi Asylum-Seekers (UNHCR, Dec. 2007) -
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) -
Jordan: Study of Iraqis in Jordan (Fafo, Nov. 2007) -
Lebanon: Iraqi Population Survey in Lebanon (Danish Refugee Council, Nov.
Lebanon: Rot Here or Die There: Bleak Choices for Iraqi Refugees in Lebanon
(Human Rights Watch, Dec. 2007) -
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) -
Asylon(s), no. 2 (nov. 2007) - http://terra.rezo.net/rubrique124.html
- Theme of this issue is "Terrains d'ASILES."
Australasian Journal of Disaster and Trauma Studies, no. 2007-2 (Nov. 2007) -
- Mix of articles, with several on psychosocial aspects of disasters.
Conflict, Security & Development, vol. 7, no. 4 (2007) -
- Mix of articles, including one on conflict-generated diasporas.
Disasters, vol. 31, no. 4 (Dec. 2007) -
- Mix of articles, including one on "Information technologies and the sharing
of disaster knowledge."
Ethnic and Racial Studies, vol. 30, no. 6 (2007) -
- Theme of this issue is "New Directions in the Anthropology of Migration and
Human Rights Quarterly, vol. 29, no. 4 (Nov. 2007) -
- 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
International Migration, vol. 45, no. 5 (Dec. 2007) -
- Mix of articles, including one on reintegration of ex-combatants.
International Review of the Red Cross, vol. 89, no. 866 (June 2007) -
- 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) -
- 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) -
- Mix of articles.
Journal of Refugee Studies, vol. 20, no. 4 (Dec. 2007) -
- 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) -
- Focus feature of this month's edition is the "Top 10 Migration Issues of
Refugees Magazine, no. 148 (Dec. 2007) -
- Theme is “Refugee or Migrant - Why It Matters”; HTML and PDF versions
**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 -
International Migrants Day, December 18 –
Master of Arts in Humanitarian Assistance, Tufts University -
- 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 -
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 -
- 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) -
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