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PostPosted: Mon Nov 13, 2006 12:43 am    Post subject: New Resources in Refugee Studies Reply with quote

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.**

**Online Articles/Publications**

Abandoning the Persecuted: Victims of Terrorism and Oppression Barred from
Asylum (Sept. 2006) -

Displaced by the Wall: Forced displacement as a Result of the West Bank Wall
and its Associated Regime (Sept. 2006) -

ECRE Information Note on the Council Directive 2005/85/EC of 1 December 2005
on minimum standards on procedures in Member States for granting and
withdrawing refugee status (Oct. 2006)-

Guidebook for Planning Education in Emergencies and Reconstruction (2006) -

Humanitarian Agenda 2015: Principles, Power, and Perceptions (Sept. 2006) -

Invisibly Displaced Persons in Adjumani District (Sept. 2006) -

Living in the Shadows: A primer on the human rights of migrants (Sept. 2006) -

No Margin for Error: Implementation of UNHCR‚s Procedural Standards for
refugee status determination at selected UNHCR field offices in 2006 (Sept.
2006) -

Operational Guidelines on Maintaining the Civilian and Humanitarian Character
of Asylum - (Sept. 2006)

"Persecution Complex: Justifying Asylum Law‚s Preference for Persecuted
People," Harvard International Law Journal, vol. 47, no. 2, Summer 2006 -

Protecting Persons Affected by Natural Disasters (Sept. 2006) -

The Protection of Internally Displaced Persons in the Sudan: Applying
International Law at the Field Level (Oct. 2006) -

Protection Gaps: Framework for Analysis, Enhancing Protection of Refugees
(2006) -

Report of the fifty-seventh session of the Executive Committee of the High
Commissioner's Programme (Oct. 2006) -
- Other documents from the meeting are available at

Review of the Annual Consultations with NGOs (Oct. 2006) -

Stemming the Flow: Abuses Against Migrants, Asylum Seekers and Refugees (Sept.
2006) -
- Focus is on Libya.

Toolkit to Combat Trafficking in Persons - (Oct. 2006)

U.S. Refugee Admissions Program for Fiscal Year 2006 and 2007: The Impact of
the Material Support Bar (Sept. 2006) -

Violence and humanitarian assistance: Reflections on an intricate relationship
(Sept. 2006) -

Zimbabwe: No Justice for Victims of Forced Eviction (Sept. 2006) -


AWR Bulletin, vol. 44, no. 2 (2006) - (contents)
- Scroll down.

International Journal of Migration, Health and Social Care, vol. 2, no. 2
(Sept. 2006) -
- Focus is on issues affecting migrating children.

International Journal of Turkish Studies, vol. 12, nos. 1&2 (2006) ˆ
- Special issue migration from the Ottoman Empire and Turkey to the United
States. For more information, contact editor at

International Migration, vol. 44, no. 4 (Oct. 2006) - (contents)
- Includes articles on the GCIM report and on human smuggling.

Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, vol. 32, no. 8 (Nov. 2006) - (contents)
- Theme is „Older Migrants in Europe: Experiences, Exclusion and Constructive

Refugee Survey Quarterly, vol. 25, no. 3 (2006) -
- Focus is on nationality and the reduction of statelessness.

Refugees Magazine, no. 144 (Oct. 2006) - (full-text)
- Theme is „Where Are They Now? The Hungarian Refugees, 50 Years On.‰

**Events & Opportunities**

Canadian Council for Refugees International Refugee Rights Conference, 17-19
June 2006, Toronto - (Oct. 2006)
- Conference report and summaries of presentations now available.

Refugee and asylum seeker children and young people, Institute of Education,
London, 14 December 2006 -

Rewrite the Future: Education and Hope for Millions of Children Affected by
Armed Conflict -
- New campaign initiated by Save the Children.

**Web Sites/Tools**

International Detention Coalition -
- „Aims to raise awareness of detention policies and practices and to promote
the use of international and regional human rights standards and principles as
they relate to the detention of refugees, asylum seekers and migrants.‰

PolicyBlog -
- Second blog from ICAR.

Refugee and Migratory Movements Research Unit -
- New web site from research institute in Bangladesh.

Elisa Mason
Information Specialist

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