Dear List Members,
Below please find references to new online publications, journal/newsletter
issues, events and opportunities, and web sites.
**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.**
Amnesty International Annual Report 2003 -
- Focus is on the impact the war on terror and the war in Iraq have had on
Humanitarian Assistance: Protecting Refugee Women and Girls Remains a
Significant Challenge (GAO, May 2003) -
Risks and Rights: The Causes, Consequences, and Challenges of
Development-Induced Displacement (Brookings-SAIS Project on Internal
Displacement, May 2003) -
Updated Profiles on Internal Displacement (Global IDP Project, May 2003) -
- For Nigeria, Indonesia, Colombia, the Democratic Rep. of Congo, and
Women, War and Peace: The Independent Experts' Assessment on the Impact of
Armed Conflict on Women and Women's Role in Peace-building (UNIFEM) -
World Refugee Survey 2003 (U.S. Committee for Refugees) -
- The report's estimated total number of uprooted people in 2002 (refugees
and IDPs) comes to 34.8 million.
Australasian Journal of Disaster and Trauma Studies, vol. 2002-2 -
- Includes article entitled "Involuntary resettlement, Impoverishment Risks
and Sustainable Livelihoods," by Christopher McDowell.
Australian Journal of Emergency Management, vol. 18, no. 1 (Feb. 2003) -
Development in Practice, vol. 13, no. 2&3 (2003) -
Disasters, vol. 27, no. 2 (June 2003) -
European Journal of Migration and Law, vol. 5, no. 1 (2003) -
HPN Newsletter, no. 23 (March 2003) -
Human Rights Brief, vol. 10, no. 3 (Spring 2003) -
Humanitarian Affairs Review (Spring 2003) -
http://www.humanitarian-review.org/currentissue.asp (selected full-text)
International Review of the Red Cross, no. 849 (2003) -
International Migration, vol. 41, no. 1 (March 2003) -
Le Journal de Forum Refugies, no. 21 (Janvier 2003) -
http://www.forumrefugies.org/pages/journal.htm (selected full-text)
**Events & Opportunities**
Evaluation of Health Programmes in Complex Emergencies, London School of
Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15-19 September 2003 -
- "Provides an introduction to the theory, practice and methodologies
required for the evaluation of health sector interventions in situations
characterised as conflict induced humanitarian emergencies."
New Perspectives on Development and Humanitarian Aid: The European Response,
EADI International Summer School, Geneva, 29 Sept. - 3 Oct. 2003 -
- The "Summer School will assess from a comparative European perspective
current approaches to humanitarian aid and development co-operation, as well
as the transition and contradiction between the two." French info. on the
Summer School also available.
Palestinian Refugee Protection (Protection Rights, Needs and Strategies),
Workshop hosted by the Institute for Palestine Studies, Beirut, 2 - 3 June
- For more info., contact Jaber Suleiman, A'idun, at:
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Post-Conflict Development: Reconstruction, Rehabilitation, and
Reconciliation, 2nd Annual Students for Development Conference, Oxford, 28
June 2003 - http://www2.qeh.ox.ac.uk/sfd/
- Will focus on transitional justice and state building, and the politics of
aid and relief.
Human Rights Bulletin System (Martus) - http://www.martus.org
- Software "designed to assist human rights organizations in collecting,
safeguarding, organizing and disseminating information about human rights
Hurisearch (HURIDOCS) - http://www.hurisearch.org/
- Pilot earch facility that enables users to search across human rights web
Refugee Week UK - http://www.refugeeweek.org.uk
- Takes place June 16-22.
UPI News Pictures - http://www.upi.com/photos/
- Searchable collection of over 100,000 images; license required for
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