Dear List Members,
Below please find references to new online publications, journal/newsletter
issues, events and opportunities, and web sites.
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Annual Report 2005 of the Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights
Defenders (March 2006) -
Burden Sharing: The International Politics of Refugee Protection, CCIS Working
Paper, no. 134 (March 2006) –
Global Survey of Early Warning Systems (March 2006) -
Guidelines on International Protection: The application of Article 1A(2) of
the 1951 Convention and/or 1967 Protocol relating to the Status of Refugees to
victims of trafficking and persons at risk of being trafficked (April 2006) -
Is There a Human Right to Free Movement? Immigration and Original Ownership of
the Earth, KSG Faculty Research Working Papers Series, no. RWP06-012 (April
"Last stand in Sudan?," Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists (March/April 2006) -
OECD Factbook 2006: Economic, Environmental and Social Statistics -
"Refugees & Migrants," Amnesty International Campaign -
- Access point for locating AI docs. on refugees, IDPs, asylum-seekers, and migrants.
The State of the World's Refugees 2006: Human Displacement in the New Millennium -
Trafficking in Persons: Global Patterns (April 2006) -
World Factbook 2006 - http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/
Conflict Trends, no. 1/2006 - http://www.accord.org.za/ct/2006-1.htm [full-text]
- Focus is on “Post Conflict Reconstruction in Africa".
Humanitarian Exchange, no. 33 (April 2006) -
- Focus is on “chronic vulnerability.” Also includes seven practice and policy notes.
Human Rights Brief, vol. 13, no. 2 (Winter 2006) - http://www.wcl.american.edu/hrbrief/13/132.cfm
- Includes articles on social and economic rights and on customary international humanitarian law, among other topics.
International Journal of Migration, Health and Social Care, vol. 2, no. 1
(March 2006) - http://www.pavpub.com/pavpub/journals/IJMMHSC/index.asp [contents]
- Also includes one full-text article, "Torture, Mental Health Status and the Outcomes of Refugee Applications among Recently Arrived Asylum Seekers in
Australia," by D. Silove et al.
International Review of the Red Cross, no. 860 (Dec. 2005) -
- Focus is on “communication.” The issue “looks at the links between communication and armed conflict, for both the media and humanitarian organizations.”
Journal de forum réfugiés, no. 34 (avril 2006) - http://www.forumrefugies.org/pages/soutien/journal/journal34.htm
- Focus is on “droit d’asile en France.”
Journal of Refugee Studies, vol. 19, no. 2 (June 2006) -
Plein Droit, no. 68 (avril 2006) -
Refugees Magazine, no. 142 (April 2006) -
- Theme is "Victims of Intolerance."
**Events & Opportunities**
36th Standing Committee Meeting of the Executive Committee of the High
Commissioner’s Programme, Geneva, 27-29 June 2006 -
"Immigration Futures," Monash University Prato Centre, Italy, 18-19 May 2006 -
"The Law of Refugee Status," Refugee Studies Centre Weekend Workshop, Oxford,
20-21 May 2006 - http://www.rsc.ox.ac.uk/index.html?teaching_short_law
"Mental health needs of adolescent refugees and asylum seekers," Association
for Child and Adolescent Mental Health, St Saviour's House, London, 17 May 2006 -
Disaster Research Center, Resource Collection - http://www.udel.edu/DRC/publications.html
- "...collection of materials on the social and behavioral aspects of
disasters--now numbering about 40,000 items."
Emergency Capacity Building Project (ECB) - http://www.ecbproject.org/
- "...a collaborative effort of seven humanitarian agencies that are jointly tackling common problems in emergency response and preparedness."
Military Training for Officers on Children in Armed Conflict - http://www.crisisstates.com/associated/Kuper/index.html
- Site that "summarises the key rules for the protection of children in
situations of armed conflict which should guide the actions of officers of national armed forces and the soldiers under their command."
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