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Series associated with Refugee Studies Centre

Afghanistan's displaced people (Forced Migration Review 46)
Climate change and disasters (Forced Migration Review 49)
Crisis (Forced Migration Review 45)
Dayton +20 (Forced Migration Review 50)
Destination: Europe (Forced Migration Review 51)
Detention and deportation (Forced Migration Review 44)
Disability and displacement (Forced Migration Review 35)
DRC: Past. Present. Future? (Forced Migration Review 36)
Economies: rights and access to work (Forced Migration Review 58)
Education: needs, rights and access in displacement (FMR 60)
Ethics and displacement (Forced Migration Review 61)
Faith and displacement (Forced Migration Review 48)
Innovation and refugees (Forced Migration Review, supplement 2014)
Latin America and the Caribbean (Forced Migration Review 56)
LGBTQI and forced migrants (Forced Migration Review 42)
Local communities: first and last providers of protection (Forced Migration Review 53)
North Africa and displacement (Forced Migration Review 39)
Preventing displacement (Forced Migration Review 41)
Resettlement (Forced Migration Review 54)
Return (Forced Migration Review 62)
Shelter in displacement (Forced Migration Review 55)
States of fragility (Forced Migration Review 43)
Syrians in displacement (Forced Migration Review 57)
The Syria crisis (Forced Migration Review 47)
The technology issue (Forced Migration Review 38)
Thinking ahead: displacement, transition, solutions (Forced Migration Review 52)
Twenty Years of the Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement (Forced Migration Review 59)
# Episode Title Description People Date
1 FMR 62 - From the Editors Voluntary return in safety and with dignity has long been a core tenet of the international refugee regime. Marion Couldrey, Jenny Peebles 25 Oct 2019
2 FMR 62 - Shared obstacles to return: Rohingya and South Sudanese The common barriers to return in the cases of Rohingya refugees and South Sudanese IDPs prompt serious questions about how to ensure the safety and voluntariness of returns. Daniel P Sullivan 14 Oct 2019
3 FMR 62 - South Sudanese returns: perceptions and responses Gaining insight into the experiences and perceptions of refugees can help ensure programming is better able to support refugees’ durable return and reintegration. Catherine Huser, Andrew Cunningham, Christine Kamau, Mary Obara 14 Oct 2019
4 FMR 62 - Return decision making by refugees There are multiple factors influencing refugees’ decisions to return to their country of origin, not all of which reflect conventional wisdom. Chloe Sydney 14 Oct 2019
5 FMR 62 - Sri Lankan Tamil refugees in India: return or integration? For Tamil refugees, considerations of sustainability affect their decision to remain in India or return to Sri Lanka. Their views and aspirations must inform planning for both integration and repatriation. Amaya Valcárcel Silvela 14 Oct 2019
6 FMR 62 - Syrians in Germany: individuals’ reasons for returning or remaining Syrian refugees in Europe are not one homogenous group but are individuals and families from different parts of Syria who have different experiences in exile and different expectations around return. Ahmad Al Ajlan 14 Oct 2019
7 FMR 62 - Working with ‘stayee’ communities: learning from Eritrea Better understanding of the perceptions and living conditions of the communities into which returnees will arrive may facilitate better integration of those returning from displacement. Georgia Cole 14 Oct 2019
8 FMR 62 - Repatriation principles under pressure The laws and norms established by the international community to ensure that organised repatriation takes place in a way that protects the rights of refugees are increasingly being violated. Jeff Crisp 14 Oct 2019
9 FMR 62 - Durable solutions for returnee children Durable solutions frameworks for measuring progress towards sustainable return and reintegration fail to specifically consider children’s different needs and experiences. Stefanie Barratt, Marion Guillaume, Josiah Kaplan 14 Oct 2019
10 FMR 62 - Syrian refugees’ return from Lebanon Analysis of return practices in Lebanon reveal challenges to voluntary, safe and dignified return. Tamirace Fakhoury, Derya Ozkul 14 Oct 2019
11 FMR 62 - Encouraging Syrian return: Turkey’s fragmented approach Turkey’s approach to encouraging refugees to return to Syria risks jeopardising the safety and voluntariness of such returns. Zeynep Sahin Mencutek 14 Oct 2019
12 FMR 62 - The politics of return from Jordan to Syria Return preparedness of Syrian refugees has become a prominent issue in Jordan, but the prospect of return raises numerous concerns. Julia Morris 14 Oct 2019
13 FMR 62 - Rethinking Somali refugee solutions in Kenya Amid uncertain return conditions, the repatriation of Somali refugees from Kenya risks leading to instances of forced return. Alternative avenues, such as local integration, should be explored. Peter Kirui, Suzanne Francis 14 Oct 2019
14 FMR 62 - Educating for return: Somali refugees in Dadaab Finding a ‘durable’ solution for Somali refugees in Dadaab means ensuring they have the knowledge, capacity, confidence and qualifications required for meaningful, lasting return. Ochan Leomoi, Abdikadir Abikar, HaEun Kim 14 Oct 2019
15 FMR 62 - Forced to return? Facilitated return of refugees to Myanmar Despite recent political developments in Myanmar and difficult conditions in Thailand, there has been widespread and deep-seated reluctance among refugees to participate in the official facilitated return mechanism. Yuka Hasegawa 14 Oct 2019
16 FMR 62 - A premature attempt at cessation There are many lessons to be learned from UNHCR’s controversial – and ultimately reversed – decision to end refugee status for Burmese Chins in India and Malaysia. Hamsa Vijayaraghavan, Pallavi Saxena 14 Oct 2019
17 FMR 62 - Repatriation with dignity The Rohingya in Bangladesh and Syrians in Lebanon have different expectations of what repatriation ‘with dignity’ would entail. Kerrie Holloway 14 Oct 2019
18 FMR 62 - Minority return: the way home Studying cases of successful minority return may help determine what policies could help other potential returnees. Djordje Stefanovic, Neophytos Loizides 14 Oct 2019
19 FMR 62 - Legal preparedness for return to Syria Preparation in terms of legal rights is crucial for Syrian refugees who are planning to return. Martin Clutterbuck, Laura Cunial, Paola Barsanti, Tina Gewis 14 Oct 2019
20 FMR 62 - Return to Syria after evading conscription Syrian refugees who have evaded military service face barriers to return which call into question the viability and sustainability of other refugee returns. Ahmad Araman, Shaza Loutfi 14 Oct 2019
21 FMR 62 - IDPs of East Beirut versus the Lebanese State This year marks the thirtieth anniversary of the Taif agreement that formally ended the Lebanese Civil War of 1975–1990. Three decades later, some communities remain internally displaced because of the actions of the State. Diala Lteif 14 Oct 2019
22 FMR 62 - Emerging options for durable solutions in Darfur IDPs in Darfur continue to face difficulties in securing a durable solution to their displacement. Recent developments may offer new hope for some, but complex challenges remain. Zurab Elzarov 14 Oct 2019
23 FMR 62 - Political and economic reintegration: key to successful return Refugees and IDPs require national and international actors to make concerted efforts to ensure that they are successfully reintegrated into the economic, social and political landscapes of their countries of origin. Barbra N Lukunka, Peter de Clercq 14 Oct 2019
24 FMR 62 - Returns in complex environments: the case of South Sudan Humanitarian agencies must be extremely cautious about how they support returns and relocations to ensure that they avoid causing harm or allowing humanitarian assistance to be instrumentalised by political actors. Babette Schots, Garth Smith 14 Oct 2019
25 FMR 62 - Mini-feature - Preventing displacement, addressing root causes and the promise of the Global Compact on Refugees Preventing displacement by addressing its root causes requires a holistic approach and engagement by a wide range of actors. The starting point must be a better understanding of root causes and their complexity. Volker Türk 14 Oct 2019
26 FMR 62 - Mini-feature - Shifting power and changing practice to support locally led peace building Building sustainable peace requires both a greater awareness of the dynamics of localised conflict and a willingness on the part of external actors to cede control to local actors. Alex Shoebridge 14 Oct 2019
27 FMR 62 Mini-feature - Land and conflict: taking steps towards peace Thousands of displaced Yazidis in Iraq have been assisted in making a safe, sustainable return through a project that addressed the complexity of issues around land tenure. Oumar Sylla, Ombretta Tempra, Filiep Decorte, Clarissa Augustinus 14 Oct 2019
28 FMR 62 - Mini-feature - Community-level conflict prevention and peace building in DRC and Somalia There is growing recognition of the need to address the root causes of displacement through the perspective of the humanitarian-development-peace ‘triple nexus’. A locally led programme in DRC and Somalia reflects this approach and offers useful lessons. Wale Osofisan, Shuna Keen 14 Oct 2019
29 FMR 62 - Mini-feature - Gang violence, GBV and hate crime in Central America: State response versus State responsibility Significant displacement is caused in Central America by gang violence, gender-based violence and hate crimes against LGBT+ people but State responses have failed to address their root causes. Vickie Knox 14 Oct 2019
30 FMR 62 - Mini-feature - The Palestinian refugee question: root causes and breaking the impasse Acknowledging the root causes of Palestinian displacement and objectively applying international law will be key to any solution to the Palestinian refugee question. Francesca P Albanese, Damian Lilly 14 Oct 2019
31 FMR 62 - Mini-feature - Resilience spaces: rethinking protection Collaborative approaches to building capacities of urban IDPs and host communities are emerging as a more effective way of confronting the root causes of protracted and secondary displacement in informal settlements in Colombia. Pablo Cortés Ferrández 14 Oct 2019
32 FMR 61 - From the Editors What moral principles guide our work? This issue debates many of the ethical questions that confront us in programming, research, safeguarding and volunteering, and in our use of data, new technologies, messaging and images. Marion Couldrey, Jenny Peebles 20 Jun 2019
33 FMR 61 - Big data, little ethics: confidentiality and consent Donors’ thirst for data is increasingly undermining security and confidentiality, putting both survivors of violence and staff at risk. Nicole Behnam, Kristy Crabtree 20 Jun 2019
34 FMR 61 - New technologies in migration: human rights impacts States are keen to explore the use of new technologies in migration management, yet greater oversight and accountability mechanisms are needed in order to safeguard fundamental rights. Petra Molnar 20 Jun 2019
35 FMR 61 - Social media screening: Norway’s asylum system The growing use of data gathered from social media in asylum claim assessments raises critical yet underexplored ethical questions. Jan-Paul Brekke, Anne Balke Staver 20 Jun 2019
36 FMR 61 - Developing ethical guidelines for research The IASFM has agreed an international code of ethics to guide research with displaced people. Challenges that arose during its development merit continued discussion. Christina Clark-Kazak 20 Jun 2019
37 FMR 61 - ‘Over-researched’ and ‘under-researched’ refugees A number of ethical issues emerge from working with ‘over-researched’ and ‘under-researched’ refugee groups. Naohiko Omata 20 Jun 2019
38 FMR 61 - Research fatigue among Rwandan refugees in Uganda Refugees in Nakivale refugee settlement demonstrate research fatigue, yet a return visit by one particular researcher reveals an interesting twist to the tale. Cleophas Karooma 20 Jun 2019
39 FMR 61 - Over-researching migration ‘hotspots’? Ethical issues from the Carteret Islands The situation of the Carteret Islanders, often characterised as the first ‘climate change refugees’, has attracted much research interest. What is the impact of such interest? And are standard ethics compliance processes appropriate? Johannes M Luetz 20 Jun 2019
40 FMR 61 - Ethics and accountability in researching sexual violence against men and boys Researching sexual violence against men and boys in humanitarian settings requires navigating multiple ethics- and accountability-related tensions. Sarah Chynoweth, Sarah Martin 20 Jun 2019
41 FMR 61 - Ethics and consent in settlement service delivery Service providers working in settlement contexts could draw more on research principles in order to better enable new arrivals to understand questions of rights and consent. Carla Nayton and Sally Baker 20 Jun 2019
42 FMR 61 - Ethical primary research by humanitarian actors As humanitarian agencies increasingly follow the example of academia in establishing ethics review committees, one such agency reflects on the benefits and drawbacks. Prisca Benelli, Tamara Low 20 Jun 2019
43 FMR 61 - EU migration strategy: compromising principled humanitarian action EU migration policies are undermining basic humanitarian principles and making it more difficult for humanitarian actors to uphold their ethical commitments. Anaïs Faure Atger 20 Jun 2019
44 FMR 61 - A humanitarian approach to travel medicine? When MSF recently piloted travel medicine services for people travelling along migration routes in Greece, various ethical challenges and moral dilemmas emerged. Marta Aleksandra Balinska 20 Jun 2019
45 FMR 61 - Principled humanitarian assistance and non-State armed groups The humanitarian community needs to develop a better shared understanding of how to provide principled assistance in areas controlled by proscribed groups. Ruta Nimkar, Viren Falcao, Matthew Tebbutt, Emily Savage 20 Jun 2019
46 FMR 61 - Ethical dilemmas posed by unethical behaviour by persons of concern What ethical dilemmas affect humanitarian agencies’ responses to fraudulent behaviour by persons of concern? And how might refugee community structures be more involved in defining responses? Anna Turus 20 Jun 2019
47 FMR 61 - Ethical quandaries in volunteering Volunteers in Greece who are filling gaps in service provision can encounter complex ethical situations for which they may be insufficiently trained and supported. Ashley Witcher 20 Jun 2019
48 FMR 61 - The ethical use of images and messaging NGOs, international organisations and donors alike must consider the impact of the images and messaging they use in seeking to raise funds for humanitarian assistance. Dualta Roughneen 20 Jun 2019
49 FMR 61 - Representing refugees in advocacy campaigns The representations of refugees created by advocacy and solidarity groups must be devised in partnership with those whose stories are being told. Natalie Slade 20 Jun 2019
50 FMR 61 - Putting safeguarding commitments into practice Aid organisations have to go further if they are to meet commitments to prevent sexual exploitation and abuse, listen to survivors, and remove barriers to reporting. Agnes Olusese, Catherine Hingley 19 Jun 2019
51 FMR 61 - Safeguarding in conflict and crisis Robust, comprehensive safeguarding measures, including those used in crisis- and conflict-affected contexts, need to take appropriate account of local contexts in order to adhere to the highest international standards, including in safeguarding children. Sarah Blakemore, Rosa Freedman 19 Jun 2019
52 FMR 61 - Tribute to Barbara Harrell-Bond - A life not ordinary: our colleague Barbara Harrell-Bond During Refugee Week 2018, the Refugee Studies Centre showed a new film entitled A Life Not Ordinary, a documentary about Barbara Harrell-Bond, OBE, Emeritus Professor, founder of the RSC, and our colleague. Dawn Chatty, Matthew Gibney and Roger Zetter 19 Jun 2019
53 FMR 61 - Tribute to Barbara Harrell-Bond - A lifelong commitment to justice Barbara Harrell-Bond’s work had a radical impact on the lives of the uprooted and on people’s attitudes towards them. HRH Prince El Hassan bin Talal of Jordan 19 Jun 2019
54 FMR 61 - Tribute to Barbara Harrell-Bond - A refugee-centered perspective Part of Barbara’s legacy is her refugee-centred approach to forced migration and refugee studies. Anita H Fábos 19 Jun 2019
55 FMR 61 - Tribute to Barbara Harrell-Bond - Building expert witness reports: Barbara’s legacy The importance of rigour and detail in preparing expert witness reports cannot be overstated. Maja Grundler 19 Jun 2019
56 FMR 61 - Tribute to Barbara Harrell-Bond - The helpfulness of Imposing Aid: a tribute from the Refugee Law Project Twenty years after Barbara Harrell-Bond co-founded the Refugee Law Project in Uganda, its current director considers the continuing legacy of the principles that run through her book. Chris Dolan 19 Jun 2019
57 FMR 61 - Tribute to Barbara Harrell-Bond - Barbara’s ethics of antagonism Barbara Harrell-Bond’s approach stemmed from her core belief that we are all adults, all equal, all responsible. Joshua Craze 19 Jun 2019
58 FMR 61 - Tribute to Barbara Harrell-Bond - AMERA: delivering a refugee-centred approach to protection Former AMERA staff and advisers reflect on the impact this NGO had in advancing refugee protection and how it embodied Barbara Harrell-Bond’s philosophy. Sarah Elliott, Megan Denise Smith 19 Jun 2019
59 FMR 61 - Tribute to Barbara Harrell-Bond - From a critique of camps to better forms of aid What insights can the pre-eminent critic of camp-based aid provision, Barbara Harrell-Bond, offer contemporary practitioners? Alyoscia D’Onofrio 13 Jun 2019
60 FMR 61 - Tribute to Barbara Harrell-Bond - Resist injustice The assistance that I, as a refugee, received from Barbara Harrell-Bond shows that her defence of refugees went far beyond the preparation of asylum applications. Olivier Rukundo 13 Jun 2019
61 FMR 60 - General - Implementing the Global Compacts: the importance of a whole-of-society approach The global community must now take incisive, coordinated action through a whole-of-society approach to push forward the effective implementation of the two Global Compacts. Tamara Domicelj, Carolina Gottardo 20 Feb 2019
62 FMR 60 - General - Localisation: we are frustrated, not stupid! The Grand Bargain promises much but an inherent lack of trust in the international system is hampering local capacity building. Listowell Efe Usen 20 Feb 2019
63 FMR 60 Evidence for education in emergencies: who decides and why it matters Analysis of educational research funding proposals submitted to Dubai Cares, a global education funder, indicates an alarming absence of input from local actors and end-users at all steps of the process. Nadeen Alalami 20 Feb 2019
64 FMR 60 - Feasible measurement of learning in emergencies: lessons from Uganda A new assessment tool aims to provide a rapid, holistic understanding of displaced learners' needs. Nikhit D'Sa, Allyson Krupar, Clay Westrope 20 Feb 2019
65 FMR 60 - Improving learning environments in emergencies through community participation An education in emergencies toolkit developed by Save the Children looks at how learning environments can be improved through community participation. Zeina Bali 20 Feb 2019
66 FMR 60 - Schooling gaps for Syrian refugees in Turkey Turkey and the wider international community must address gaps in educational provision so that Syrian refugees can access appropriate opportunities to learn. Melissa Hauber-Özer 20 Feb 2019
67 FMR 60 - Navigating curricula choices for Palestine refugees Curriculum choices matter greatly in countries that host large number of refugees for increasingly long periods of time. Jo Kelcey 20 Feb 2019
68 FMR 60 - Street schools and school buses: informal education provision in France In the face of increasingly limited access to schooling for asylum seekers and migrants in France, volunteer initiatives have sprung up to provide much-needed informal education. Maria Hagan 19 Feb 2019
69 FMR 60 - Early childhood development and psychosocial support in Syria Programming for early childhood development and psychosocial support needs to be able to evolve in order to cater for changing needs and to respond to emerging challenges. Fatima Khaddour 19 Feb 2019
70 FMR 60 - Foreword: Education – a humanitarian and development imperative For far too long, donors and the international community have neglected education in humanitarian response. Switzerland was no exception. Food, water, health and shelter were the usual priorities during emergencies, while education was considered more of Manuel Bessler 19 Feb 2019
71 FMR 60 - Gender equality in education in emergencies Evidence from programming built around this framework shows how a gender-responsive approach can alleviate the particular risks that face girls and boys during crisis and displacement. Eva Iversen, Else Oestergaard 19 Feb 2019
72 FMR 60 - From the editors In this issue of FMR, authors from around the world debate how better to enable access to quality education both in emergency settings and in resettlement and asylum contexts. Marion Couldrey, Jenny Peebles 01 Feb 2019
73 FMR 60 - Feeling safe enough to learn in a conflict zone Building an internal sense of safety while also teaching coping skills and how to remain alert to the very real risks outside is essential if psychosocial programming in Afghanistan is to provide a ‘safe space’ for children to learn in a context of high i Bethan McEvoy 01 Feb 2019
74 FMR 60 - Breaking the silence: sexual coercion and abuse in post-conflict education Experience from the Central African Republic makes clear that global efforts to increase numbers of children in school, particularly in conflict-affected areas and for displaced children, need to pay greater attention to safety and accountability. Sophie Bray-Watkins 01 Feb 2019
75 FMR 60 - Strengthening education systems for long-term education responses Implementation of programmes in DRC and Nigeria demonstrates how the building blocks for long-term improvements can be laid in the earliest stages of an education in emergencies response, even in the most challenging contexts. Thea Lacey, Marcello Viola 01 Feb 2019
76 FMR 60 - Jordan: education policy in transition As the education sector in Jordan moves from a humanitarian to a development response, a lack of planning for an appropriate transition risks excluding some groups of learners. Julie Chinnery 01 Feb 2019
77 FMR 60 - Applying learning theory to shape 'good learning' in emergencies: experience from Dadaab, Kenya Applying one learning theory retrospectively to a non-formal education programme for youth shows how learning theories can be used to assess learning in diverse EiE programmes. Allyson Krupar, Marina L Anselme 01 Feb 2019
78 FMR 60 - Child-friendly spaces: enhancing their role in improving learning outcomes Providing psychosocial support to children through the medium of child-friendly spaces can improve learning outcomes for children but requires more localised, partnership-driven and gender-responsive approaches and strengthened monitoring and evaluation. Gurvinder Singh, Charlotte Tocchio 01 Feb 2019
79 FMR 60 - Refugee children with communication disability in Rwanda: providing the educational services they need Research undertaken in Rwanda aims to provide firm evidence for use in improving access to inclusive educational services for refugee children with communication disability. Helen Barrett, Julie Marshall, Juliet Goldbart 01 Feb 2019
80 FMR 60 - Refugee education in Greece: integration or segregation? Although education policies have been devised to integrate these children into the Greek education system, these policies have actually led to some students being segregated. Giorgos Simopoulos, Antonios Alexandridis 01 Feb 2019
81 FMR 60 - Accessing and thriving in education in the UK Research shows that significant barriers confront refugee and asylum-seeker children arriving in the UK in terms of them getting into school and thriving in education. Catherine Gladwell 01 Feb 2019
82 FMR 60 - Learning in resettlement Education is a central element of resettled families’ lives and providing support to parents and children to learn about and integrate into the education system is essential. Marwa Belghazi 01 Feb 2019
83 FMR 60 - UK immigration policy: restrictions on asylum seekers' right to study Changes to immigration legislation in the UK have led to restrictions on many asylum seekers' right to study. Helen Baron 01 Feb 2019
84 FMR 60 - 'Education is key to life': The the importance of education from the perspective of displaced learners Students on the University of East London's OLIve course – a preparatory course for university access specifically tailored to refugees and asylum seekers in the UK – share experiences of accessing education as displaced learners. OLIve course Students, IT trainer, director of the OLIve course 01 Feb 2019
85 FMR 60 - Educating unaccompanied children in US shelters Educational services provided to unaccompanied children in government-funded shelters in the US must be examined more critically in order to better meet the children’s varied needs – and federal standards for public education. Kylie Diebold, Kerri Evans, Emily Hornung 01 Feb 2019
86 FMR 60 - Teachers in displacement: learning from Dadaab Despite the challenges they face, refugee teachers believe in the potential of education to transform the lives of refugee learners and communities. Their voices and needs must inform refugee education provision in order to improve access and outcomes. Mohamed Duale, Ochan Leomoi, Abdullahi Aden, Okello Oyat 01 Feb 2019
87 FMR 60 - Child labour and school attendance in Turkey Promoting self-sufficiency for displaced populations can have the unintended consequence of undermining efforts to provide education for all Syrian children. Ozlem Erden 01 Feb 2019
88 FMR 60 - Inter-sectoral cooperation for Afghan refugee education in Iran A recent decree in Iran removed a legal barrier to undocumented refugee children attending school but other barriers remain. One non-governmental organisation discusses the successes and challenges of adopting an inter-sectoral approach. Reem Shammout, Olivier Vandecasteele 01 Feb 2019
89 FMR 60 - Connected learning: the future for higher education? Higher education institutions in Lebanon should consider how connected learning can improve access to higher education for young refugees and members of the host community. Hana Addam El-Ghali, Emma Ghosn 01 Feb 2019
90 FMR 60 - Connected learning: a refugee assessment Connected learning offers the opportunity to expand access to higher education for refugees, benefiting both individuals and communities. Moise Dushime, Eugenie Manirafasha, Kalenga Mbonyinshuti 01 Feb 2019
91 FMR 60 - The importance of access and accreditation: learning from the Thailand–Myanmar border The displaced community on the Thailand–Myanmar border has long provided for the basic educational needs of large numbers of children. Providing accredited education, however, remains a struggle. Mary Purkey, Megan Irving 01 Feb 2019
92 FMR 60 - Adult literacy: an essential component of the CRRF Literacy needs among the refugee populations of Uganda and Ethiopia are vast, yet although both are CRRF pilot countries – and therefore in theory committed to promoting literacy – functional adult literacy is barely supported at all. Massimo Lanciotti 01 Feb 2019
93 FMR 59 - From the editors In the 20 years since they were launched, the Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement have been of assistance to many States responding to internal displacement, and have been incorporated into many national and regional policies and laws. Marion Couldrey, Jenny Peebles 06 Nov 2018
94 FMR 59 - Foreword: The 20th anniversary of the Guiding Principles – building solidarity, forging commitment 2018 marks the 20th anniversary of the Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement. Much has been achieved over the past 20 years but with over 40 million people internally displaced, we need to ask ourselves: Where do we go from here? Cecilia Jimenez-Damary 06 Nov 2018
95 FMR 59 - The GP20 Plan of Action: a rallying call to stakeholders A new Plan of Action seeks to build momentum and encourage more strategic action on advancing policy and practice in the area of internal displacement. Nadine Walicki, Elizabeth Eyster, Martina Caterina 06 Nov 2018
96 FMR 59 - Laws and policies on internal displacement: global adoption and gaps A new Global Database on IDP Laws and Policies reveals the areas – both geographical and topical – in which provision remains insufficient. Ileana Nicolau, Anaïs Pagot 06 Nov 2018
97 FMR 59 - Implementing the Guiding Principles at the domestic level Examples from a number of States who have successfully implemented their own IDP laws and policies reveal several factors that can assist effective implementation. Phil Orchard 06 Nov 2018
98 FMR 59 - Work in progress: the Guiding Principles in Georgia The Guiding Principles enjoy a long history of support in Georgia. However, their successful implementation is still a work in progress. Carolin Funke, Tamar Bolkvadze 06 Nov 2018
99 FMR 59 - The Kampala Convention and the right not to be arbitrarily displaced The drafters of the Kampala Convention drew heavily on the Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement, while also taking account of the African context; this is particularly evident in its recognition of the right not to be arbitrarily displaced. Romola Adeola 06 Nov 2018
100 FMR 59 - Language and the Guiding Principles There needs to be more attention paid to the languages and communication needs of those at risk of, experiencing and recovering from internal displacement. A case-study from Nigeria brings the issues to life. Ellie Kemp 06 Nov 2018