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.**
Beyond Victimhood: Women’s Peacebuilding in Sudan, Congo and Uganda (June
2006) - http://www.crisisgroup.org/home/index.cfm?id=4185&l=1
Connected lives: Somalis in Minneapolis, family responsibilities and the
migration dreams of relatives, Working Paper no. 124 (July 2006) -
First do no harm: denying healthcare to people whose asylum claims have failed
(June 2006) -
Forced displacement in Africa: Dimensions, difficulties and policy directions,
Working Paper no. 126 (July 2006) -
Guide to International Human Rights Mechanisms for IDPs and their Advocates
(June 2006) -
Home truths - Adult refugees and asylum seekers (June 2006) -
- Free registration required to access text.
Operational Protection in Camps and Settlements: A reference guide of good
practices in the protection of refugees and other persons of concern (June
Reflecting asylum in London's communities - monitoring London's press coverage
of refugees and asylum seekers: an analysis of press reporting January -
February 2005 (June 2006) -
The Refugee Convention as a rights blueprint for persons in need of
international protection, Working Paper no. 125 (July 2006) -
Rights of Refugees in the Context of Integration: Legal Standards and
Recommendations (June 2006) -
UNHCR and International Protection: A Protection Induction Programme (June
Warm welcome? Understanding public attitudes to asylum seekers in Scotland
(June 2006) - http://www.ippr.org.uk/ecomm/files/warm_welcome.pdf
Georgetown Immigration Law Journal, vol. 20, no. 3 (Spring 2006) –
Hommes et Migrations, no. 1261 (mai/juin 2006) -
- Focus is on the reception of immigrants in France.
Humanitarian Exchange, no. 34 (June 2006) (full-text, free registration
required; also available through ReliefWeb) -
- Focus is on the “response to the earthquake in Pakistan on 8 October 2005.”
International Journal of Refugee Law, vol. 18, no. 2 (June 2006) -
- Includes articles on "protection elsewhere," post-9/11 in Canada, non-
Palestinian refugees in the Middle East, and IDPs in Darfur.
Refugees Magazine, no. 143 (July 2006) -
- Focus is on Central Asia.
**Events & Opportunities**
7th Biennial World Conference of the International Association of Refugee Law
Judges, Mexico City, 6-9 November 2006 -
- Theme is “Forced Migration and the Advancement of International Protection:
The Interplay Between Migration, International Human Rights Law and Refugee
11th International Metropolis Conference, Lisbon, 2-6 October 2006 -
- Theme is "Paths and Crossroads: Moving People, Changing Places."
Aid Workers Network - http://www.aidworkers.net/
- Re-designed site for aid workers, with “practical advice and resources.”
ecoi.net – http://www.ecoi.net
- Re-designed country of origin information site, with new search features
Mediablog - http://www.icar.org.uk/?lid=6451
- Weblog started by ICAR that provides news and commentary.
Note: The material contained in this communication comes to you from the
Forced Migration Discussion List which is moderated by the Refugee Studies
Centre (RSC), University of Oxford. It does not necessarily reflect the
views of the RSC or the University. If you re-print, copy, archive or
re-post this message please retain this disclaimer. Quotations or extracts
should include attribution to the original sources.
List archives are available at: http://www.jiscmail.ac.uk/lists/forced-migration.html