Tag Archives: Australia/New Zealand

New Regional Publications on Europe; Syria; and Australia & New Zealand

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:  http://fm-cab.blogspot.co.uk/

New Regional Publications on Europe

Annual Report on the Situation of Asylum in the European Union 2012 (EASO, 2013) [text via Refworld]

Brief Information Note on the Main Asylum-Related Legal Changes in Hungary as of 1 July 2013 (Hungarian Helsinki Committee, July 2013) [text via Refworld]

An EU-Turkey Readmission Agreement: Undermining the Rights of Migrants, Refugees and Asylum Seekers? (Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Network, June 2013) [text via Oppenheimer Chair]

Frontier Europe: Human Rights Abuses on Greece’s Border with Turkey (Amnesty International, July 2013) [text]

Pope Francis Visits Lampedusa in Solidarity with Migrants and Residents (ICMC, July 2013) [text]

Sweden and Immigration: From Economic Migrants to Humanitarians (SSRN, Nov. 2012) [text]

UNHCR Comments and Recommendations on the Proposed Act Amending the International Protection Act (EVA 2013-1711-00240) (UNHCR, June 2013) [text]

UNHCR Comments and Recommendations on the Proposed Amendments to the Aliens Act in Slovenia (UNHCR, 2013?) [text]

New Regional Publications on Syria

Failing Syrian Refugees in Iraq’s Kurdish Region: International Actors Can Do More (Norwegian Refugee Council, June 2013) [text via ReliefWeb]

Iraq/Jordan/Turkey: Syrians Blocked from Fleeing War (Human Rights Watch, July 2013) [text]

Lebanese Contradictory Responses to Syrian Refugees Include Stress, Hospitality, Resentment, Policy Brief (Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs & Fafo, June 2013) [text]
– See also other materials related to this project.

Nowhere People: The Refugees of Syria by Moises Saman (Time Magazine LightBox, July 2013) [access]
– Photo essay.

Syria’s Spinoff Crisis (Brown Political Review, June 2013) [text]

Syrian Refugee Crisis: Can the Breaking Point Be Prevented? (Brookings-LSE Project on Internal Displacement, June 2013) [text]

Syrian Refugees in Turkey: The Limits of an Open Door Policy (UpFront Blog, June 2013) [text]

New Regional Publications on Australia & New Zealand

Opportunity:

Refugees & Australia, 1972-2012 [info]
– Special exhibit that runs until 12 May 2014 at the Migration Museum in Adelaide, Australia.

Publications:

A Better Way: Regional Cooperation, Policy Brief (Refugee Council of Australia, June 2013) [text]

Bob Carr and the Ghost of Philip Ruddock (Inside Story, July 2013) [text]

FactCheck: Are Asylum Seekers Really Economic Migrants? (The Conversation, July 2013) [text]

Just Hook around Tasmania and Pop across the Tasman (Inside Story, June 2013) [text]

No Country is an Island (Inside Story, June 2013) [text]

“Pragmatic Answers to the Asylum Seeker Question,” Eureka Street Extra (June 2013) [text]

Pushed to the Margins: Building Pathways towards Greater Social Inclusion for Refugee Women in Australia (Australian Centre for Leadership for Women, June 2013) [text via BroCAP]

“Why Bob Carr is Kidding Himself about Refugees,” Eureka Street, vol. 23, no. 13 (July 2013) [text]

World Refugee Day: New Zealand at Risk of Abusing Human Rights in the Name of Border Control (Amnesty International, June 2013) [text]

World Refugee Day 2013: Mangere Refugee Resettlement Centre (NZ Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, June 2013) [text]

 

 

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New Regional Publications on Europe and Australia & New Zealand

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:  http://fm-cab.blogspot.co.uk/

New Regional Publications on Europe

4th Annual Report on Immigration and Asylum (European Commission, June 2013) [access]
– Follow link for text of report, staff working document, press release, and infographics (including the one displayed at left).

Comments by the UNHCR Regional Representation for the Baltic and Nordic Countries on the Finnish Government’s Draft Proposal on Amendments to the Aliens Act (UNHCR, June 2013) [text]

“‘Dubliners’ in the European Union: A Perspective on the Politics of Asylum-seeking,” Chapter in The Distant Present (University of Jyväskylä, 2013) [text]
– Scroll to p. 106.

EU Member States Granted Protection to More than 100 000 Asylum Seekers in 2012 (EUROSTAT, June 2013) [text]

Frontex Should Respect Rights, even on the High Seas (Human Rights Watch, June 2013) [text]

Unwelcome Guests: Greek Police Abuses of Migrants in Athens (Human Rights Watch, June 2013) [text]

New Regional Publications on Australia and New Zealand


*Asylum Numbers Spur Review of Australia’s Refugee Commitments (ABC Radio National, June 2013) [access]
– Follow link for audio.

Asylum Seekers: In Search of a Humanitarian Solution – Conversations with the Archbishop, Melbourne, 22 May 2013 [access via BroCAP]

Asylum Seekers and Income Management (FlagPost, June 2013) [text]

The Children of Pahiatua (Slate, May 2013) [text]
– Story about Polish child refugees in New Zealand.

Doing Our Bit – Double NZ’s Refugee Quota [access]
– Web site promoting higher resettlement levels in New Zealand.  See also Facebook page.

Humanitarian Response to Asylum-seekers Needed (UNHCR, June 2013) [text]

“Producing Solidarity: A Settlement Strategy of the Karen Refugee Community in Brisbane, Australia,” Paper presented at Ethnographic Horizons in Times of Turbulence: The 7th Annual Joint University of Liverpool Management School and Keele University Institute for Public Policy and Management Symposium on Current Developments in Ethnographic Research in the Social and Management Sciences, Liverpool, UK, 31 August 2012 [text]

The Role of Refugee Community Organisations in Settlement: An Annotated Bibliography (Refugee Council of Australia, June 2013) [text]

Towing Back the Boats: Bad Policy Whatever Way You Look at It (The Conversation, June 2013) [text]

What’s in a Name? Asylum Seekers as Political Currency (University of Auckland, April 2013) [text]

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New Regional Publications on Australia/New Zealand; Africa; and Asia Pacific, esp. Afghanistan, North Korea

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:  http://fm-cab.blogspot.co.uk/

New Publications on Australia/New Zealand

How Many Children are in Immigration Detention?, Policy Brief (Refugee Council of Australia, March 2013) [text]

Humanitarian Family Reunion: Challenges and Opportunities in a New Policy Context (RCOA & Settlement Council of Australia, March 2013) [text]
– Background paper for teleconference scheduled for 3 April 2013.

“Refugee Women in New Zealand: Findings and Recommendations,” Women’s Health Update, vol. 16, no. 4 (Dec. 2012; posted March 2013) [full-text]

Refugees in Indefinite Detention, Policy Brief (Refugee Council of Australia, March 2013) [text]

Seeing Migrants, Selecting Refugees: A Historical Study of Chinese Settlement in Canada and New Zealand, New Issues in Refugee Research, no. 252 (UNHCR, Jan. 2013) [text]

New Publications on Africa

Cash or Coupons? Testing the Impacts of Cash versus Vouchers in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Working Paper, no. 320 (Center for Global Development, March 2013) [text via ReliefWeb]

DR Congo: Outdated Approach, Misplaced Priorities (Refugees International, March 2013) [text]

Hostages of the Gatekeepers: Abuses against Internally Displaced in Mogadishu, Somalia (Human Rights Watch, March 2013) [text]

The Kampala Convention on Internal Displacement in Africa: A Human Rights Milestone, Washington, DC, 26 March 2013 [access]
– Follow link for a podcast of this event.

My Journey to Dadaab (Refugees International Blog, March 2013) [text]

Scattered Dreams, Broken Promises: An Assessment of the Links between Girls’ Empowerment and Gender-based Violence in the Kyaka II Refugee Settlement, Uganda (Women’s Refugee Commission, March 2013 [text via ReliefWeb]

New Publications on Asia Pacific, esp. Afghanistan, North Korea

Afghanistan: Comprehensive Response Urgently Required as Displacement Crisis Worsens (IDMC, March 2013) [text via ReliefWeb]

Displacement in Afghanistan: Post-2014 Origins, Current Situation and Potential Flows (NATO Civil-Military Fusion Centre, March 2013) [text via ReliefWeb]

Hyeonseo Lee: My Escape from North Korea (TED Talks, Feb. 2013) [access]

New Report: Chronic Emergency in Urban Afghanistan (Danish Refugee Council, March 2013) [info]
– Contact DRC for copy of report.

North Korea Faces Heightened Human Rights Scrutiny (Brookings-LSE Project on Internal Displacement, March 2013) [text]

Regional Roundtable on Irregular Movements by Sea in the Asia-Pacific Region, Jakarta, 18-20 March 2013 [info]
– Part of the Bali Process; see also background information sheet and UNHCR news story.

Urban Refugees in Asia Pacific: Resiliency and Coping Strategies (APRRN, March 2013) [text]