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International Conference (special section): External and Internal Displacement – Impacts and Lessons Learned from Resettlement Processes

The Regional Studies Association, an international institution based in England, is organizing a special session entitled “External and Internal Displacement: Impacts and Lessons Learned from Resettlement Processes” in the conference: “New Pressures on Cities and Regions” to be held in … Continue reading

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Registering Humanity: The EU’s Plan to Halt Citizen-led Response to the Migration Crisis

Reposted from Border Criminologies, University of Oxford (Faculty of Law) by Mariani Gkliati, member of the Interest Group Civil society has always been the first responder to humanitarian emergencies. For decades, fishermen, lawyers, and people living in the southern European … 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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Social media project ‘Rays of Hope’

The Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights has launched the social media project #RaysOfHope in which he intends to promote positive initiatives in favour of refugees. Here is his message: Very often during my work I have encountered inadequate immigration … Continue reading

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Open Letter from International Lawyers on the European Refugee Situation

This Open Letter from International Lawyers on the European Refugee Situation emerged from discussions at the European Society for International Law Conference in Oslo last week. The letter calles upon the EU and European states to, amongst others: meet their obligations of … Continue reading

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Call for papers: alleged criminal asylum-seekers and other migrants

25-26 January 2016 Hosted by the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London Funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) This international conference initiates reflection on the emerging public policy challenge of excluded asylum-seekers and other migrants … Continue reading

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Asylum-Seeker and Refugee Protection in Sub-Saharan Africa

publication by a member of the Interest Group by Cristiano d’Orsi It is not often acknowledged that the great majority of African refugee movement happens within Africa rather than from Africa to the West. A new book by Cristiano d’Orsi examines the … Continue reading

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Worldwide displacement at all time high of 60 million people

Wars, conflict and persecution have forced more people than at any other time since records began to flee their homes and seek refuge and safety elsewhere, according to a new report from UNHCR. UNHCR’s annual Global Trends Report: World at … Continue reading

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Training Seminar on Dublin III

The European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation is organising a training on ‘Dublin III, two years on: refugees and asylum seekers in the EU and beyond’. The training will be held 19-21 June in Venice, Italy. Two years into the … Continue reading

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Call for papers: Migration and Asylum Law section of the SLS Annual Conference

The Migration and Asylum Law section of the 2015 SLS Annual Conference, which will be held at the University of York from Tuesday 1st September – Friday 4th September, is now calling for papers to be submitted. The Migration Law section will meet in the … Continue reading

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