Tag Archives: 1951 Convention

Blog: Needed In Europe: A Comprehensive Plan of Action on Refugees

by Susan M. Akram and Tom Syring  this blog entry was originally posted at the American Society of International Law’s International Refugee Law blog  What is the legal responsibility that European states bear towards refugees? The question does not lend … Continue reading

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Blog: Why hasn’t the rise of new media transformed refugee status determination?

by Rosamary Byrne this blog was originately posted at Oxford University Press Blog Information now moves at a much greater speed than migrants. In earlier eras, the arrival of refugees in flight was often the first indication that grave human … Continue reading

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Conference: ‘Undesirable & Unreturnable’, 25-26 January 2016

Impediments to the expulsion of migrants suspected or convicted of serious criminality pose an increasing challenge for public policy in both the national and international spheres. These obstacles can be ‘practical’, such as the lack of means to send the … Continue reading

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New Michigan Guidelines on the Exclusion of International Criminals

news article The latest issue of the Michigan Journal of International Law is out. This issue is dedicated to the exclusion clauses of the Refugee Convention, more in particular the exclusion of international criminals. Through the Sixth Colloquium on Challenges … Continue reading

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Climate change refugee claim denied in New Zealand

News article A man from the Pacific island of Kiribati was denied a claim for refugee status based on climate change grounds. The New Zealand Tribunal said that “there is no evidence establishing that the environmental conditions that he faced … Continue reading

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Protecting Refugees Outside Asylum State

Publication by a member of the Interest Group ‘Protecting Recognized Geneva Convention Refugees Outside their States of Asylum’ by Reuven Ziegler This article highlights the particular predicament of persons recognized as refugees according to the Convention Relating to the Status of … Continue reading

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