Tag Archives: urban displacement

New Publications on Urban Displacement and Statelessness, esp. re. Children

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/

Publications on Urban Displacement

Challenges and Livelihood Strategies of Darfurian Refugees Living in Kampala, Uganda, Thesis presented to the Faculty of the College of Arts and Sciences (University of San Francisco, Dec. 2011) [text]

Refugees: The Urban Challenge (IRIN, Jan. 2013) [text]
– Part of feature on “Aid in an Urbanizing World.”

Sanctuary in the City? Urban Displacement and Vulnerability in the Gaza Strip, HPG Working Paper (ODI, Dec. 2012) [text]

Syria: A Regional Crisis (IRC, Jan. 2013) [text]
– Notes the urgent needs of urban refugees.

Publications on Statelessness, esp. re. Children


Because Quality Matters – in Statelessness Determination as Well (ENS Blog, Jan. 2013) [text]

Governments Should Act in the Best Interest of Stateless Children (Human Rights Comment, Jan. 2013) [text]
– This comment from the Council of Europe’s Human Rights Commissioner was also reproduced as a guest post on the ENS blog.

Guidelines on Statelessness No. 4: Ensuring Every Child’s Right to Acquire a Nationality through Articles 1-4 of the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness (UNHCR, Dec. 2012) [text]

“I am Kuwaiti” (Open Society Foundations, Jan. 2013) [text]
– Includes photo exhibit.

Nationality: From Genuine Connections to Tenuous Links (Oecumene Blog, Jan. 2013) [text]

Report of the Regional Workshop on Statelessness and the Rights of Women and Children, Manila, 18-19 November 2011 [text]
– See also summary from the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR).

UNHCR Intervention at the Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, Paris, 12 November 2012 [text]
– Relates to acquiring a nationality in Europe.