Tag Archives: RSD

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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RSDwatch states: ‘UNHCR is once again the world’s largest RSD adjudicator’

Michael Kagan has dissected and analysed the numbers on UNHCR refugee status determination and came up with not only interesting figures, but also a nice analogy with McDonalds… The number of  people applying for individual refugee status determination at UNHCR … Continue reading

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Transitioning From UNHCR to Government RSD: A report by UNHCR

UNHCR’s in-house think tank, the Policy Development and Evaluation Service, has published a critical new report about how – and to some extent, if and when – UNHCR should help states build their own refugee status determination (RSD) systems. The … Continue reading

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Conference in Prato: Early bird registration extended

The Conference ‘Access to Asylum: Current Challenges and Future Directions’ in Prato (29-30 May 2014) has now extended its period of early bird registration. The conference is being organized by Dr. Mario O’Sullivan and Prof. Susan Kneebone, Faculty of Law, … Continue reading

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