Dear List Members,
Below please find various references to new online publications,
periodicals, events, and web sites. I'd be grateful for any news you have
to share on web-based resources.
Report of the Fifty-first Session of the EXCOM (Geneva, 2-6 October 2000) -
- Includes conclusions and decisions of the Committee.
Safety and Security of United Nations Personnel: Report of the
Secretary-General (A/55/494) -
The State of Food and Agriculture 2000 (FAO) -
- French version: http://www.fao.org/docrep/X4400F/X4400F00.htm
- Spanish version: http://www.fao.org/docrep/X4400S/X4400S00.htm
Australasian Journal of Disaster and Trauma Studies -
- The 2000-2 issue is now available in full-text. Special focus is on risk
information and communication. Also includes "Assessment and Intervention
with Kosovar Refugees: Design and Management of a Therapeutic Team."
New Issues in Refugee Research -
- Three new papers are available for October: "UNHCR's Withdrawal from
Kiryandongo: Anatomy of a Handover," Tania Kaiser, Consultant, UNHCR;
"Repatriation as Peacebuilding and Reconstruction: The Case of Northern
Mozambique," Olaf Tataryn Juergensen, Director, Mine Action Programme,
International Development Research Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa;
"Human Rights and Refugees: Enhancing Protection through International Human
Rights Law," Brian Gorlick, Refugee Law Training Officer, UNHCR Stockholm.
All are in PDF format.
3. Events/Grant Opportunities/Prizes
EMPIRE Grant (International Security Network) -
- Award for Educational Multimedia Programs in International Relations.
Proposals must be submitted by Nov. 15.
Explore 2000: The 24th Annual Expedition Planning Seminar -
- Covers "every aspect of expedition planning and organization..., including
fund-raising, medical matters, project management and the logistics involved
with carrying out different projects in varied environments."
Hilton Humanitarian Prize - http://www.hiltonfoundation.org/prize.htm
- Nominations should be submitted by Dec. 15.
4. Web sites
United Nations - http://www.un.org
- New look and reorganization; a word of caution, however: the graphic
version is quite slow, so you may prefer using the text version as an
Consultant, Forced Migration Portal Project
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