Dear List Members,
Below please find references to new online publications, journal/newsletter
issues, events and opportunities, and web sites/tools.
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Asylum Law and Female Genital Mutilation: Recent Developments (Congressional
Research Service, Feb. 2008) - http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/RS22810.pdf
Climate Change, Environmental Degradation and Migration: Addressing
Vulnerabilities and Harnessing Opportunities - Background Paper (IOM & Greek
Chairmanship of the Human Security Network, Feb. 2008) -
The Destitution Tally: an indication of the extent of destitution among asylum
seekers and refugees (Asylum Support Programme Inter-Agency Partnership, Jan.
2008) - http://icaruk.wordpress.com/2008/03/10/49/
EXCOM Standing Committee, 41st Meeting, Documents (4-6 March 2008) -
- Issues discussed include protracted refugee situations, supporting the return
and reintegration of displaced populations, assessing unmet needs of populations
of concern, among others.
Handbook for the Protection of Women and Girls (UNHCR, March 2008) -
"Managing Migration: The Global Challenge," Population Bulletin, vol. 63, no.1
(March 2008) - http://www.prb.org/bulletins/63.1migration.pdf
Migration and Climate Change, IOM Migration Research Series, no. 31 (IOM, 2008) -
More responsive public services? A guide to commissioning migrant and refugee
community organisations (Joseph Roundtree Foundation, Feb. 2008) -
Public Health Facility Toolkit: Tools for Assessing, Monitoring and Evaluating
the Quality of Public Health Services Supported by UNHCR (UNHCR, Jan. 2008) -
UNHCR Observations on the Commission Proposal for a Council Directive Amending
Directive 2003/109/EC Establishing a Long-Term Residence Status to Extend its
Scope to Beneficiaries of International Protection (UNHCR, 2008) -
UNHCR second rapid assessment of return of Iraqis from displacement locations in
Iraq and from neighbouring countries (UNHCR, March 2008) -
2007 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices (U.S. Department of State) -
Annual Review of Global Peace Operations 2008 (Center on International
- Briefing paper summarizing report’s findings:
Global Humanitarian Assistance 2007/2008 (Development Initiatives) -
State of the World's Minorities 2008 (Minority Rights Group International) -
AWR Bulletin, vol. 45, no. 4 (2007) -
- Mix of articles on asylum and migration policies in Europe and North America.
Disaster Prevention and Management, vol. 17, no. 1 (2008) -
- Mix of articles including one on learning the lessons of disasters from the
past 105 years.
Disasters, vol. 32, no. 1 (March 2008) -
- Mix of articles including one on IDP women in Colombia.
European Journal of Migration and Law, vol. 9, no. 4 (2007) -
- Mix of articles.
Field Exchange, no. 32 (Jan. 2008) - http://www.ennonline.net/fex/32/fex32.pdf
- From the Emergency Nutrition Network (ENN).
International Journal of Refugee Law, vol. 19, no. 4 (Dec. 2007) -
- Mix of articles.
Journal of Refugee and Migration Issues, vol. 4, no. 1 (2008) -
- Two articles, including one on immigration and asylum law in Australia.
Journal of Refugee Studies, vol. 21, no. 1 (March 2008) -
- Mix of articles.
Refugee Rights News, vol. 4, no. 1 (Jan. 2008) -
- Includes feature article on Kenya.
Refugee Survey Quarterly, vol. 26, no. 4 (2007) -
- This issue reproduces presentations to the 12th Annual Humanitarian Conference
of Webster University, Geneva. The theme was "The Spirit of Geneva in a
Women's Asylum News, no. 73 (March 2008) -
- From the Refugee Women's Resource Project (RWRP).
Global Database on the Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement
(Brookings-Bern Project on Internal Displacement & ISIM) -
- Provides access to “official documents, including recommendations of United
Nations treaty-monitoring bodies, reports of UN charter bodies, and UN General
Assembly resolutions about the rights of these IDPs.”
Protection Starter Kit (UNHCR) -
- “Compilation of basic protection and protection-related documents…” from
World Directory of Minorities and Indigenous Peoples (Minority Rights Group
International) - http://www.minorityrights.org/directory
- Provides access to profiles of some 700 minority and indigenous groups by
region, country, or group.
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