Dear List Members,
Below please find references to new online publications, working papers,
journal/newsletter issues, events and opportunities, and web sites.
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Children and Armed Confict, UN doc. no. A/61/529-S/2006/826 (UN, Oct. 2006) -
Children, HIV, Asylum & Immigration: An overview of the current situation for
children living with HIV and insecure immigration status (Children and Young
People HIV Network, Dec. 2006) -
The Destitution Trap: Research into destitution among refused asylum seekers
in the UK (Refugee Action, Nov. 2006) -
Down and Out in London: The road to destitution for rejected asylum seekers
(Amnesty International UK, Nov. 2006) -
Evaluating ERF and Challenge Fund Services Report (UK Home Office, Nov. 2006) -
- ERF = European Refugee Fund
Human Security and the Pivotal Role of Science in Achieving It (Feinstein
International Center, Nov. 2006) -
Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Refugees, Asylum Seekers and Immigration
Detainees (SPN for Modern Mental Health, 2006) -
Movement on the Margins: Livelihoods and Security in Kitgum District, Northern
Uganda (Feinstein International Center, Nov. 2006) -
Operating Manual for Humanitarian Agencies in Sri Lanka (Consortium of
Humanitarian Agencies, Dec. 2006) -
Refugee status, subsidiary protection, and the right to be granted asylum
under EC law, New Issues in Refugee Research, no. 136 (Nov. 2006) -
Refugees and other new migrants: a review of the evidence on successful
approaches to integration (COMPAS, Dec. 2006) -
Report on the Annual Consultations with Non-Governmental Organizations (UNHCR,
Statement of the Participants of the GAATW Global Consultation on Prevention
of Trafficking (15 Nov. 2006) -
Trans-Saharan Migration to North Africa and the EU: Historical Roots and
Current Trends (Migration Info. Source, Nov. 2006) -
Unaccompanied Children and the Dublin II Regulation (Refugee Council, Nov.
UNHCR’s expanded role in support of the inter-agency response to situations of
internal displacement: Report of a lessons learned and effective practice
workshop, PDES/2006/06 (UNHCR, Nov. 2006) -
The Use of Military and Civil Defence Assets in Disaster Relief – "Oslo
Guidelines" (UNOCHA, updated Nov. 2006) -
Conflict Trends, no. 4/2006 - http://www.accord.org.za/ct/2006-4.htm (full-
- Focuses on a range of conflict issues in Africa.
Development in Practice, vol. 16, no. 6 (Nov. 2006) - http://www.developmentinpractice.org/?apc=hecv-n-x-q&s=a&q (contents)
- Focus of this issue is the "nature of knowledge for development (its
provenance, how and by whom different knowledges are produced, defined,
appropriated, and shared) and the conceptual frameworks and worldviews
embedded in language – and why all this matters."
Disasters, vol. 30, no. 4 (Dec. 2006) -
Ethnic and Racial Studies, vol. 29, no. 6 (Nov. 2006) -
- Theme of this issue is "Social capital, migration and transnational
Human Rights Quarterly, vol. 28, no. 4 (Nov. 2006) -
Humanitarian Exchange Magazine, no. 35 (Nov. 2006) -
- Special section focuses on "humanitarian action in urban contexts."
ICVA Talk Back, vol. 8-1 (Dec. 2006) - http://www.icva.ch/doc00001983.html
- Among other matters, this issue looks at the debate over who will replace
Jan Egeland as the next UN Emergency Relief Coordinator.
International Journal of Refugee Law, vol. 18, no. 3-4 (Sept/Dec 2006) –
- Double issue with papers from the Workshop on ‘The Right to Seek and Enjoy
Asylum? The Pacific, Mediterranean and Caribbean Plans Compared’.
International Migration, vol. 44, no. 5 (Dec. 2006) -
International Migration Review, vol. 40, no. 4 (Dec. 2006) -
Journal de forum réfugiés, no. 36 (Oct. 2006) -
- Available in French and English.
Journal of Immigrant & Refugee Studies, vol. 4, no. 4 (2006) -
(scroll down for contents)
Journal of Refugee Studies, vol. 19, no. 4 (Dec. 2006) -
Refugee Survey Quarterly, vol. 25, no. 4 (2006) -
- Reproduces statements and papers from Webster University's 11th Annual
Humanitarian Conference, "Humanitarian Action: The Role of Governments,
International Organizations and NGOs."
Serbian Refugee Council Newsletter, no. 2 (Sept./Nov. 2006) -
- Focus is on integration.
**Events & Opportunities**
Exactions contre les réfugiés subsahariens en zone méditerranéenne: l'exemple
des évènements de la place Mustapha Mahmoud au Caire en décembre 2005,
Université Panthéon-Sorbonne, Salle n°1, 12 place du Panthéon, Paris 5e, 23
janvier 2007 - http://terra.rezo.net/article547.html
Global Report on Sexual Violence in Conflict (due May 2007) -
- Seeks input into the development of this report.
Medact Refugee Health Network -
- Yahoo group for health professionals.
Refugee Studies - http://www.refugeestudies.org/
- Discussion forum for “current and former students of forced migration and
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