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 Statelessness
Access to Citizenship and its Impact on Integration: Growing Attention on the Role of the European Union in Tackling Statelessness? (ENS Blog, Feb. 2013) [text]
The Humanitarian Side of Statelessness; Statelessness within the Framework of the Millennium Development Goals (SSRN, Feb. 2013)
– See also related comment on the Statelessness Programme blog.
Naturalization of Stateless Persons: The Standards of Facilitated Access to Citizenship (Statelessness Programme Blog, Feb. 2013) [text]
Paper Presented by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Collaboration with the Eugene Dupuch Law School to the Constitutional Commission of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas (UNHCR, Feb. 2013) [text]
– Includes recommendations for changes to Bahama’s Constitution that would help prevent and reduce statelessness.
Reflections on Thailand (1): A Protracted and Neglected Situation of Statelessness (Statelessness Programme Blog, Feb. 2013) [text]
– First in a series of posts about statelessness among ethnic minorities in Thailand.
“Statelessness in the Context of State Succession: An Appraisal under International Law,” Chapter 3 in The Changing Role of Nationality in International Law (Routledge, March 2013) [info]
*Statelessness Programme Annual Report 2012 (Tilburg University, Jan. 2013) [text]
UNHCR Applauds Jamaica for Signing the International Convention to Protect Individuals without a Nationality (UNHCR, Feb. 2013) [text]
New Publications on Internal Displacement
Analysis: Afghan Government Promises Rethink on IDPs (IRIN, Feb. 2013) [text]
Flocks without Shepherds? Governmentality, Sovereignty and the Paradoxical Politics of IDP Protection Policy, Oxford, 30 Jan. 2013 [podcast]
Internally Displaced Persons in the Georgian Labour Market (Tbilisi State University, May 2012) [text]
Kampala Convention Breaks New Ground for Protecting Internally Displaced Persons (Human Rights Brief Blog, Feb. 2013) [text]
Letter from Chaloka Beyani (Brookings-LSE Project on Internal Displacement, Feb. 2013) [text]
– Produced monthly (see back issues), the latest letter report’s on the project’s 5-year strategic plan and notes Kenya’s new IDP Act.
Philippines Passes Historic Bill to Protect Internally Displaced (UNHCR, Feb. 2013) [text]
Taking Stock of Internal Displacement: Twenty Years On, Geneva, 28-29 November 2012 [text]
– Conference report.
New Publications on Protection-related Items
Assessment of Credibility in Refugee and Subsidiary Protection Claims under the EU Qualification Directive: Judicial Criteria and Standards (IARLJ, 2013) [text]
CGRS Helps Young Salvadoran Girl in Asylum Bid to Escape Gang Violence (UC Hastings College of the Law, Feb. 2013) [text]
Continuing Forms of Persecution: An Examination of United States Policy Concerning Female Genital Mutilation and the Chinese “One Child” Policy (Birdsong’s Law Blog, Feb. 2013) [text]
The Case for Mexican Asylum Seekers Fleeing Cartel Violence (Birdsong’s Law Blog, Feb. 2013) [text]
“Organization of African Unity and African Union Engagement with Refugee Protection: 1963–2011,” African Journal of International and Comparative Law, vol. 21, no. 1 (Feb. 2013) [extract]
“Temporary Protection, Derogation and the 1951 Refugee Convention,” Melbourne Journal of International Law, vol. 13, no. 2 (Nov. 2012) [full-text]
Too Much Pain: Female Genital Mutilation and Asylum in the European Union – A Statistical Overview (UNHCR, Feb. 2013) [text]