New Publications on Climate Change/Environmental Displacement; Children; and Statelessness

Details of these new publications were originally circulated by Elisa Mason on the incredibly useful: Forced Migration Current Awareness Blog.  Further details can be found on the website at:

“11 Islands That Will Vanish When Sea Levels Rise,” Business Insider, 12 Oct. 2012 [access]
– Photo essay including image on the left.

*Climate Change & Migration: What is the Role for Migration Policies? Policy Brief (ICMPD, May 2012) [text via Oppenheimer Chair]

ClimMig Conference on Human Rights, Environmental Change, Migration and Displacement, Vienna, 20-21 September [access]
– Some of the presentations at this conference are beginning to be made available, including “Forced Migration Norms in the Context of Climate Change: A Case Study of Somalia” and “Constitutionalism of Climate Justice: Towards An International Legal Framework for Responding to Climate Induced Migration and Displacement.”

DS Hosts International Workshop on Land Solutions to Climate Displacement (Displacement Solutions, Oct. 2012) [info]
– Note reference to forthcoming edited volume of papers from this workshop.

“‘Environmental Refugees’: Aspects of the Law of State Responsibility,” Chapter in Migration and Climate Change (Cambridge Univ. Press, June 2011; posted Aug. 2012) [postprint]

“Sinking Islands? Formulating a Realistic Solution to Climate Change Displacement,” New York University Law Review, vol. 87, no. 4 (Oct. 2012) [full-text]

“Thematic Section: Climate Change and Migration,” Part III in Human Rights of Migrants: Note by the Secretary-General, UN Doc. No. A/67/299 (UN General Assembly, Aug. 2012) [text via Oppenheimer Chair]

What Research on Climate Change and Human Mobility Can/Should Provide for Practitioners and Policy Makers, Informal Lunch Roundtable on Climate Change and Human Mobility, Washington, DC, 26 September 2012 [meeting report]

Education Cannot Wait: Protecting Children and Youth’s Right to a Quality Education in Humanitarian Emergencies and Conflict Situations (Global Partnership for Education, Sept. 2012) [access]

Forced From Home: The Lost Boys and Girls of Central America (Women’s Refugee Commission, Oct. 2012) [access]

Protecting Children on the Move: Addressing Protection Needs through Reception, Counselling and Referral and Enhancing Cooperation in Greece, Italy and France (UNHCR et al., July 2012) [text]

Syria’s Children: A Damaged Generation (Refugees International Blog, Oct. 2012) [text]

Denationalisation and the Politics of Citizenship in Zimbabwe (ENS Blog, Oct. 2012) [text]

Finally an Important Step towards the Solution for the Legally Invisible and Persons at Risk of Statelessness in Serbia (ENS Blog, Oct. 2012) [text]

Recommendations Relevant to Statelessness Made during the First Cycle of the Universal Periodic Review (2008-2011) (UNHCR, Sept. 2012) [text]

Stateless in Burma: Rohingya Word Wars (openDemocracy, Oct. 2012) [text]

Stateless in the United States: Current Reality and a Future Prediction (SSRN, Sept. 2012) [text]

“Statelessness in Japan: Management and Challenges,” Journal of Population and Social Studies, vol. 21, no. 1 (July 2012) [full-text]

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