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Oxford Department of International Development

The Oxford Department of International Development is the hub for the University of Oxford's work in development and a unit of the University's Social Sciences Division. Its objective is to conduct high level research which advances understanding of the complex economic, social and political processes of change in countries in the poorer parts of the world and to educate students to understand these processes in disciplinary and multi-disciplinary perspective. The Department is located at Queen Elizabeth House in Mansfield Road and is often referred to as 'QEH'.

Series associated with Oxford Department of International Development

Afghanistan’s displaced people (Forced Migration Review 46)
Children and Youth in a Changing World
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)
Faith and displacement (Forced Migration Review 48)
Humanitarian Innovation Conference 2015: Facilitating Innovation
ICT for Development (ICT4D)
Innovation and refugees (Forced Migration Review, supplement 2014)
International Migration Institute
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)
ODID Distinguished Speaker Lectures
Oxford Diasporas Programme
Preventing displacement (Forced Migration Review 41)
Refugee Studies Centre
Resettlement (Forced Migration Review 54)
Shelter in displacement (Forced Migration Review 55)
States of fragility (Forced Migration Review 43)
Technology and Management for Development
The Syria crisis (Forced Migration Review 47)
The technology issue (Forced Migration Review 38)
The Theory and Practice of Immigration Detention Workshop
Thinking ahead: displacement, transition, solutions (Forced Migration Review 52)
# Episode Title Description People Date
101 Creative Commons FMR 54 - Towards a new framework for integration in the US The view of integration in US resettlement policy is currently disconnected from the views of integration held by refugees themselves. Catherine Tyson 22 Mar 2017
102 Creative Commons FMR 54 - How refugee community groups support resettlement Refugee community groups often fill in service gaps after resettlement but remain unrecognised and not fully incorporated in formal resettlement processes. G Odessa Gonzalez Benson 22 Mar 2017
103 Creative Commons FMR 54 - US refugee exclusion practices The issue of ‘material support’ provided to an organisation deemed to be involved in terrorism has been fraught with contention in US immigration law circles, most often over the issue of support provided under duress. Katherine Knight 22 Mar 2017
104 Creative Commons FMR 54 - Security practices and resettlement A widely held misconception about the terrorist threat is particularly evident in refugee resettlement practices, where refugees are placed on a security continuum alongside transnational criminals and terrorists. Shoshana Fine 22 Mar 2017
105 Creative Commons FMR 54 - The Solidarity Resettlement Programme, and alternatives, in Latin America For more than a decade, the countries in the Southern Cone of South America have had a regional Solidarity Resettlement Programme. María José Marcogliese 22 Mar 2017
106 Creative Commons FMR 54 - Private refugee sponsorship in Canada For almost four decades, groups of Canadian private citizens have sponsored refugees for resettlement in addition to federal government resettlement programmes. Jennifer Hyndman, William Payne, Shauna Jimenez 22 Mar 2017
107 Creative Commons FMR 54 - The story of a small Canadian congregation sponsoring a refugee family Steps for private refugee sponsorship in Canada are not clearly spelled out for those seeking to be sponsors. While the process is rewarding, it is also challenging and sometimes frustrating. Shannon Tito, Sharolyn Cochand 22 Mar 2017
108 Creative Commons FMR 54 - Rethinking how success is measured Despite the Canadian Private Sponsorship of Refugees Program being praised for integrating refugees into the job market faster than government-assisted refugees, there may be limited cause for celebration. Chloe Marshall-Denton 22 Mar 2017
109 Creative Commons FMR 54 - Expectations of vulnerability in Australia The ability of refugees to gain admission to Australia is increasingly based on perceptions of helplessness, suffering and ‘deservingness’. One consequence is that men in particular are marginalised following resettlement. Alice M Neikirk 22 Mar 2017
110 Creative Commons FMR 54 - Resettlement of refugee youth in Australia: experiences and outcomes over time Findings from a longitudinal study of long-term resettlement experiences of refugee youth living in Melbourne show that refugee experiences – both pre- and post-resettlement – continue to influence opportunities and outcomes many years after arrival. Celia McMichael, Caitlin Nunn, Ignacio Correa-Velez, Sandra M Gifford 22 Mar 2017
111 Creative Commons FMR 54 - Rejecting resettlement: the case of the Palestinians Palestinian rejection of resettlement was driven by political concerns. This case study shows the importance of engaging directly with refugees when devising durable solutions Anne Irfan 22 Mar 2017
112 Creative Commons FMR 54 - The resettlement of Polish refugees after the second world war The passing of the Polish Resettlement Act and the creation of the different agencies related to it undoubtedly represented an unprecedented response to the challenge of mass migration in the UK. Agata Blaszczyk 22 Mar 2017
113 Creative Commons FMR 54 - Iraqi refugees in Spanish-speaking Californian communities Cultural orientation is necessary but needs to be appropriate for the realities of the place where refugees are resettled. Ken Crane, Lisa Fernandez 22 Mar 2017
114 Creative Commons FMR 54 - Resettlement: where’s the evidence, what’s the strategy? The aims and objectives of resettlement are poorly specified and the outcomes are poorly measured. For resettlement to be effective, it needs a much stronger evidence base and it needs improved coordination at the international level. Alexander Betts 22 Mar 2017
115 Creative Commons FMR 54 General - Ensuring the rights of climate-displaced people in Bangladesh Five critical areas require urgent action with the threat of internal displacement as a result of climate change already severe and growing in Bangladesh. Prabal Barua, Mohammad Shahjahan, Mohammad Arifur Rahman, Syed Hafizur Rahman 22 Mar 2017
116 Creative Commons FMR 54 General - When money speaks: behind asylum seekers’ consumption patterns The goods and services purchased by asylum seekers who were given an unconditional cash transfer demonstrate how their consumer behaviour extends beyond the fulfilment of immediate needs to addressing broader desires for community and belonging. Jonathan Goh, Sophie Kurschner, Tina Esmail, Jonathan van Arneman 22 Mar 2017
117 Creative Commons FMR 54 General - Migrant, refugee or minor? It matters for children in Europe. The capacity of child-rights institutions and children’s services in many European countries needs to be strengthened considerably if governments are to meet their commitments to refugee and migrant children. Kevin Byrne 22 Mar 2017
118 Creative Commons FMR 54 General - Statelessness determination: the Swiss experience While a detailed law on statelessness determination is recommended by UNHCR and others, Swiss practice in statelessness determination has evolved without one. Karen Hamann 22 Mar 2017
119 Creative Commons FMR 54 Post-deportation mini-feature - Post-deportation risks for failed asylum seekers What happens to people who are deported after their asylum applications have failed? Many who are deported are at risk of harm when they return to their country of origin but there is little monitoring done of deportation outcomes. Jill Alpes, Charlotte Blondel, Nausicaa Preiss, Meritxell Sayos Monras 22 Mar 2017
120 Creative Commons FMR 54 Post-deportation mini-feature - Risks encountered after forced removal: the return experiences of young Afghans New research has documented the outcomes for young asylum seekers forcibly removed from the UK to Afghanistan. Emily Bowerman 16 Mar 2017
121 Creative Commons FMR 54 Post-deportation mini-feature - A grim return: post-deportation risks in Uganda Neither the UK nor Uganda monitors what happens during and after deportation by the UK of failed Ugandan asylum seekers, despite evidence of violence and grave abuses of individuals’ human rights. Charity Ahumuza Onyoin 16 Mar 2017
122 Creative Commons FMR 54 Post-deportation mini-feature - The EU-Turkey deal: what happens to people who return to Turkey? People who return to Turkey under the EU-Turkey deal are detained and many risk onward deportation without access to legal aid and international protection. Sevda Tunaboylu, Jill Alpes 16 Mar 2017
123 Creative Commons 'All the money I raised, I raised from Ghana': Understanding reverse remittance practice among Ghanaian migrants in the UK and their relatives in Ghana In the context of Ghanaians in the UK, Geraldine Adiku explores how migrant remittance practices are not only from 'developed' to 'developing' country; many are sent in the reverse direction, a fact largely ignored by scholarship on the topic Geraldine Adiku 09 Mar 2017
124 African migration to and from Europe: Rethinking circular migration Antony Otieno Ong'ayo presents an alternative approach to the management of migration in the context of EU–Africa migration relations Antony Otieno Ong'ayo 03 Feb 2017
125 Creative Commons Migratory flows, colonial encounters and the histories of transatlantic slavery Olivette Otele explores how histories of transatlantic slavery impact on contemporary questions of migration Olivette Otele 26 Jan 2017
126 Gender, violence and vulnerability: Examining the politics of protection in the current refugee 'crisis' Examining the ways in which gender has been used as a category of analysis in the current refugee 'crisis', and whether in effect international organisations, NGOs, and EU governments have really offered any protection to victims of gender violence Jane Freedman 05 Dec 2016
127 Iraq Re:Coded: Durable Skills, Education and Livelihoods through Innovation and Technology’ This presentation introduces ‘Iraq Re:Code Ali Clare (New York University) and Frederic Kastner (Fuse Foundation) give a talk for the Innovative Approaches to Education and Skills Training in Humanitarian Contexts panel. Ali Clare, Frederic Kastner 02 Dec 2016
128 The Real Superheroes: Reflecting on the Challenges and Opportunities of Innovators in and of Higher Education spaces in Refugee Camps Heather Donald (York University) and Laura Stankiewicz (Harvard and Tufts Universities) give a talk for the Innovative Approaches to Education and Skills Training in Humanitarian Contexts panel. Heather Donald, Laura Stankiewicz 02 Dec 2016
129 Refugee Co-Instructors: How Residents of Nakivale Refugee Settlement in Uganda are Teaching Students at the University of Denver to Bridge the Gap between Policy and Practice Courtney Welton-Mitchell (University of Denver), Chen Reis (University of Denver), and Frederic Kastner (Fuse Foundation) gives a talk for the Innovative Approaches to Education and Skills Training in Humanitarian Contexts Panel. Courtney Welton-Mitchell, Chen Reis, Frederic Kastner 02 Dec 2016
130 Operationalising empathy in refugee camp design Neysan Zölzer (Mensch) gives a talk for the Design in Humanitarian Innovation panel. Neysan Zölzer 02 Dec 2016
131 Experiences with a threefold humanitarian innovation approach Jochan Bader and Reihaneh Mozaffari, More than Shelters give a talk for the Design in Humanitarian Innovation panel. Jochan Bader, Reihaneh Mozaffari 02 Dec 2016
132 The impact of design for humanitarian action: examples from Design without Borders’ projects Anjali Bhatnagar (Design without Borders), gives a talk for the Design in Humanitarian Innovation panel. Anjali Bhatnagar 02 Dec 2016
133 Principles for ethical humanitarian innovation Alexander Betts (Refugee Studies Centre, University of Oxford) gives a talk for the Considering Ethics in Humanitarian Innovation panel. Alexander Betts 02 Dec 2016
134 The ethics of monetary incentives for refugee repatriation Mollie Gerver (London School of Economics) gives a talk for the Considering Ethics in Humanitarian Innovation panel. Mollie Gerver 02 Dec 2016
135 Ethics as a driver for humanitarian innovations Anaïs Rességuier (Sciences Po Paris), gives a talk for the Ethics as a driver for humanitarian innovations panel. Anaïs Rességuier 02 Dec 2016
136 Energy for the Displaced part three Michael Keating and Glada Lahn (Chatham House) give a talk for the Energy for the Displaced panel. Michael Keating, Glada Lahn 02 Dec 2016
137 Energy for the Displaced part two Ben Good (GVEP International) gives a talk for the Energy for the Displaced panel. Ben Good 02 Dec 2016
138 Energy for the Displaced part one Christopher Baker-Brian (BBOXX) gives a talk for the Energy for the Displaced panel. Christopher Baker-Brian 02 Dec 2016
139 Developing Data for Humanitarian Protection part three Rajith Lakshman (Institute of Development Studies) gives a talk for the Developing Data for Humanitarian Protection panel. Rajith Lakshman 02 Dec 2016
140 Developing Data for Humanitarian Protection part two Brad Blitz (Middlesex University) gives a talk for the Developing Data for Humanitarian Protection panel. Brad Blitz 02 Dec 2016
141 Developing Data for Humanitarian Protection part one Andrew Rzepa (Senior Consultant, Gallup) gives a talk for the Developing Data for Humanitarian Protection panel. Andrew Rzepa 02 Dec 2016
142 Preserving space for adaptation - a success factor for achieving community agency and long-term impact Robin Mays (University of Washington) gives a talk for the Co-Creation and Participatory Approaches to Humanitarian Innovation panel. Robin Mays 02 Dec 2016
143 Reflections from ideation facilitation with vulnerable groups Ian Gray (independent consultant) gives a talk for the Co-Creation and Participatory Approaches to Humanitarian Innovation panel. Ian Gray 02 Dec 2016
144 Innovators or amateurs? The role of do-it-yourself-aid Anne-Meike Fechter (University of Sussex) gives a talk for the Co-Creation and Participatory Approaches to Humanitarian Innovation session. Anne-Meike Fechter 02 Dec 2016
145 The co-creation of an innovative video to inspire humanitarianism’ Yvonne Crotty and Laura Kilboy (Dublin City University) give a talk for the Co-Creation and Participatory Approaches to Humanitarian Innovation Panel. Yvonne Crotty, Laura Kilboy 02 Dec 2016
146 North–South migration and postcolonial encounters: Portuguese labour migrants in Angola Lisa Åkesson unsettles the image of migrants’ border crossing as solely taking place in South–North direction by looking at the contemporary postcolonial Portuguese labour migration to Angola Lisa Åkesson 30 Nov 2016
147 Governing migration through death in Europe and the US: Identification, burial and the crisis of modern humanism Vicki Squire examines similarities and differences in practices of ‘governing migration through death’ across the US–Mexico (Sonoran) and in the EU–North African (Mediterranean) contexts Vicki Squire 24 Nov 2016
148 Cyclone–migration–adaptation nexus in the social context of Bangladesh Bishawjit Mallick investigates how coastal communities in Bangladesh perceive, react and adapt to a cyclone disaster, and what role migration and non-migration play in recovering devastated livelihoods Bishawjit Mallick 22 Nov 2016
149 Between knowledge and power: Understanding how international organisations see migration Antoine Pécoud (University of Paris 13) critically analyses the reports produced by international organisations on migration, shedding light on the way these actors frame migration and develop their recommendations on how it should be governed Antoine Pécoud 11 Nov 2016
150 Humanitarian non-state actors and the delocalised EU border of the Central Mediterranean Paolo Cuttitta looks at how different humanitarian non-state actors (from large-scale international organisations to small local NGOs) operate in different spaces of the delocalised EU border Paolo Cuttitta 04 Nov 2016
151 FMR 53 - From the Editors This issue’s feature theme, ‘Local communities: first and last providers of protection’, looks at the capacity of communities to organise themselves before, during and after displacement in ways that help protect the community. Marion Couldrey, Maurice Herson 12 Oct 2016
152 FMR 53 - Understanding and supporting community-led protection Supporting locally led protection strategies can significantly improve the impact of protection interventions. Nils Carstensen 12 Oct 2016
153 FMR 53 - Challenging the established order: the need to ‘localise’ protection The growing criticism of protection actors for neglecting indigenous coping strategies and capacities should prompt a radical, creative re-think of attitudes and approaches. Simon Russell 12 Oct 2016
154 FMR 53 - Women-led self-protection in Sudan In parts of Sudan, local NGOs and women’s groups have taken the lead in their own protection, and their considerable achievements have helped change the status of women in their communities. Nagwa Musa Konda, Leila Karim Tima Kodi, Nils Carstensen 12 Oct 2016
155 FMR 53 - “This group is essential to our survival”: urban refugees and community-based protection Nearly 60% of all refugees now live in cities, a trend that will continue as camps increasingly become an option of last resort. Jennifer S Rosenberg 12 Oct 2016
156 FMR 53 - Refugees as a first stop for protection in Kampala As Rwandan refugees in Kampala, I and others like me are uniquely placed to help newly arrived refugees find their feet in the city. The work is demanding but vital. Eugenie Mukandayisenga 12 Oct 2016
157 FMR 53 - Combatting dependency and promoting child protection in Rwanda Continuing dependence on aid that waxes and wanes with time and that comes largely from external sources can lead to feelings of powerlessness. It can furthermore undermine family- and community-based initiatives to protect children. Saeed Rahman, Simran Chaudhri, Lindsay Stark, Mark Canavera 12 Oct 2016
158 FMR 53 - Local action to protect communities in Nigeria Collaborative, creative initiatives in Nigeria helped protect local communities from much of the impact of Boko Haram violence. When international agencies arrived, however, they ignored these efforts. Margee Ensign 12 Oct 2016
159 FMR 53 - Refugees hosting refugees Acknowledging the widespread reality of ‘overlapping’ displacement provides an entry point to recognising and engaging with the agency of refugees and their diverse hosts in providing support and welcome to displaced people. Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh 12 Oct 2016
160 FMR 53 - Northern Uganda: protection in displacement, protection on return In the absence of international or state assistance and protection, community members in northern Uganda stepped in to fill this vacuum both during displacement and throughout the laborious return process following the conflict’s end. Denise Dunovant 12 Oct 2016
161 FMR 53 - Rethinking support for communities’ self-protection strategies: a case study from Uganda Local communities will continue to find ways to address the risks that confront them with or without humanitarian support but the international community may be able to enhance these solutions. Jessica A Lenz 12 Oct 2016
162 FMR 53 - Rebuilding lives in Colombia A grassroots women’s organisation in Colombia is working to protect women and girls from sexual and gender-based violence, and to support the healing of survivors. Emese Kantor 12 Oct 2016
163 FMR 53 - Community-based protection: the ICRC approach The ICRC tries to ensure that its activities on behalf of IDPs and those at risk of displacement support, rather than undermine, communities’ and individuals’ self-protection mechanisms and coping strategies. Angela Cotroneo, Marta Pawlak 12 Oct 2016
164 FMR 53 - Networks and ‘the right to the city’ in Medellín, Colombia Collective action by displaced people in Medellín has been both diverse and strategic. Jonathan Alejandro Murcia, James Gilberto Granada Vahos 12 Oct 2016
165 FMR 53 - Effective community-based protection programming: lessons from the Democratic Republic of Congo Oxfam’s work with local communities in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has prompted the organisation to develop guidance for themselves and for others working in similar situations. Richard Nunn 11 Oct 2016
166 FMR 53 - Community Liaison Assistants: a bridge between peacekeepers and local populations Community Liaison Assistants may be UN peacekeeping’s most effective instrument for community engagement, with the potential to play a critical role in the protection of civilians. Janosch Kullenberg 11 Oct 2016
167 FMR 53 - Refugee community development in New Delhi Recognising that process is as important as outcomes, a community development approach can be effective in supporting local communities as providers of first resort. Linda Bartolomei, Mari Hamidi, Nima Mohamed Mohamud, Kristy Ward 11 Oct 2016
168 FMR 53 - Community policing in Kakuma camp, Kenya Community policing has become a popular way of promoting local ownership of security in refugee camps in Kenya and more widely, but it can also fall victim to its ambivalent position at the intersection of refugee communities and state policing. Hanno Brankamp 11 Oct 2016
169 FMR 53 - The role of community centres in offering protection: UNHCR and Al Ghaith Association in Yemen Community centres play an important role in offering protection for displaced communities, particularly for members of those communities who have specific needs. Nicolas Martin-Achard, Al Ghaith Association 11 Oct 2016
170 FMR 53 - The role of cultural norms and local power structures in Yemen Community power structures and attitudes in Yemen are key factors in how IDPs can gain protection and assistance. Mohammed Al-Sabahi, Fausto Aarya De Santis 11 Oct 2016
171 FMR 53 - The role of community in refugee journeys to Europe For Eritreans and Syrians coming to Europe, community networks both encourage the initial decision to go and provide elements of support along the way. Richard Mallett, Jessica Hagen-Zanker 11 Oct 2016
172 FMR 53 - Integrating protection into disaster risk preparedness in the Dominican Republic Addressing protection as a key element of community-based disaster risk reduction and preparedness efforts is essential to safeguarding human rights in disaster and emergency settings. Andrea Verdeja 11 Oct 2016
173 FMR 53 - Filling the funding gap for community protection An initiative to help local communities build resilience against violent extremism may offer useful lessons in how to help local communities access funding to support their self-protection efforts. Khalid Koser, Amy Cunningham 11 Oct 2016
174 FMR 53 - Preparing for self-preservation External actors need a far deeper understanding of local communities’ experience of and strategies for self-protection, and a far greater commitment to support those communities. Casey Barrs 11 Oct 2016
175 FMR 53 General - Rethinking gender in the international refugee regime Currently the instruments of refugee status determination make asylum claims depend on images of women that are characterised by victimisation and motherhood. Megan Denise Smith 11 Oct 2016
176 FMR 53 General - Colombia: the peace process and solutions for forced migrants If, as seems likely, Colombia reaches a peace agreement to end its long internal conflict, the settlement may create the political and legal conditions to solve the phenomenon of forced migration of its citizens. Jeisson Oswaldo Martínez Leguízamo 11 Oct 2016
177 FMR 53 General - Statelessness and the refugee crisis in Europe The European Union needs to issue a Directive on common standards for statelessness determination procedures with a view to mitigating the particular impacts of statelessness in the context of the continuing refugee crisis in Europe. Katalin Berényi 11 Oct 2016
178 FMR 53 General - Refugee women as entrepreneurs in Australia The ‘Stepping Stones to Small Business’ programme in Australia is appreciated by participants but has shown that ‘entrepreneurship’ is a problematic concept in the context of women from refugee backgrounds. John van Kooy 11 Oct 2016
179 FMR 53 General - Power, politics and privilege: public health at the Thai-Burma border Participants in a field-research methods course on refugee health at the Thai-Burma border learned that beyond the biological vectors and disease processes that contribute to human suffering, power, politics and privilege play central roles in negatively Nikhil A Patel, Amos B Licthman, Mohit M Nair, Parveen K Parmar 11 Oct 2016
180 FMR 53 General - Humanitarian visas: building on Brazil's experience Brazil’s humanitarian visas are an important tool in complementary protection, offering legal pathways for forced migrants to reach a safer country. Liliana Lyra Jubilut, Camila Sombra Muiños de Andrade, André de Lima Madureira 11 Oct 2016
181 FMR 53 General - Engaging with innovation among refugees and IDPs Traditional humanitarian actors should develop mechanisms to support innovation by displaced people. Danielle Robinson 11 Oct 2016
182 FMR 53 General - South African midwives caring for immigrant and refugee women Over recent years South Africa has accepted many refugees and asylum seekers, among whom are women requiring maternity services. Mamokgadi Gloria Victoria Koneshe 11 Oct 2016
183 FMR 53 - FMR Reader Survey 2016 – results and observations We are very grateful to the approximately 550 individuals who took the time to respond to our recent Reader Survey. FMR Online 11 Oct 2016
184 FMR 52 - From the Editors Our belief in the need for and the efficacy of humanitarian action is partly based on its actual effectiveness over the years in addressing the needs of, among others, forced migrants. Marion Couldrey, Maurice Herson 15 Aug 2016
185 FMR 52 - Forced displacement: a development issue with humanitarian elements Now is the time to consolidate the shift towards full global recognition that the challenge of forced displacement is an integral part of the development agenda. Niels Harild 15 Aug 2016
186 FMR 52 - The reality of transitions Attempts to address the drivers of forced displacement and to provide sustainable solutions for refugees, IDPs and returnees need a more nuanced understanding of the drivers of violence and of war-to-peace transitions. Silvio Cordova 15 Aug 2016
187 FMR 52 - Forgotten people: former Liberian refugees in Ghana The viability of the ECOWAS integration scheme implemented as a solution for those Liberians who continued to stay in Ghana is seen to be limited. Naohiko Omata 15 Aug 2016
188 FMR 52 - Reflecting on Liberia and Sierra Leone In post-conflict Liberia and Sierra Leone, partnerships that were mutually supportive and that included the displaced themselves facilitated rapid and enduring results. J O Moses Okello 15 Aug 2016
189 FMR 52 - Peace in Colombia and solutions for its displaced people With the prospect of peace comes the need to find solutions for those displaced during 50 years of fighting. Martin Gottwald 15 Aug 2016
190 FMR 52 - A perspective from the World Bank The World Bank brings distinctive qualities to the role it can play in furthering the humanitarian to development transition and is significantly scaling up its engagement on forced displacement. Joanna de Berry 15 Aug 2016
191 FMR 52 - Humanitarian action and the transformation of gender relations There is value in creating space within a humanitarian response to invest in interventions that go beyond addressing the immediate risks and needs. Melinda Wells, Geeta Kuttiparambil 15 Aug 2016
192 FMR 52 - An age-sensitive approach to durable solutions Elderly people are likely to face specific constraints in displacement, yet the durable solutions devised by many states tend to follow a one-size-fits-all approach. Ana Mosneaga, Michaella Vanore 15 Aug 2016
193 FMR 52 - New aid architecture and resilience building around the Syria crisis The international community has been piloting an integrated humanitarian, development and government response to the crisis in the region of Syria. Gustavo Gonzalez 15 Aug 2016
194 FMR 52 - Development cooperation and addressing ‘root causes' Development has its place in dealing with the roots of displacement but it is not an alternative to important measures. Steffen Angenendt, Anne Koch, Amrei Meier 15 Aug 2016
195 FMR 52 - Labour mobility as part of the solution While refugee families lack access to work and struggle to survive, there are skills gaps around the world that could benefit from skilled refugees’ talents. Sayre Nyce, Mary Louise Cohen, Bruce Cohen 15 Aug 2016
196 FMR 52 - Palestinian professionals in Lebanon: an exception Palestine refugees in Lebanon, being classified as foreigners or migrants, suffer restrictions on their employment. Mahmoud Al-Ali 13 Jul 2016
197 FMR 52 - Doing business in Ecuador Engaging refugees in the economic development of Ecuador’s Esmeraldas Province would provide them with livelihoods and also combat the perception that they are a burden on society. Oscar M Sánchez Piñeiro, Regina Saavedra 13 Jul 2016
198 FMR 52 - The contribution of the private sector to solutions for displacement The Solutions Alliance is exploring ways of better engaging with the private sector to harness their capacity to turn displacement challenges into development opportunities. Glaucia Boyer, Yannick DuPont 13 Jul 2016
199 FMR 52 - Conceptual challenges and practical solutions in situations of internal displacement In situations of internal displacement, a variety of political, operational, ethical and practical challenges complicate our understanding and response and the adequate implementation of durable solutions. Chaloka Beyani, Natalia Krynsky Baal, Martina Caterina 12 Jul 2016
200 FMR 52 - Potential of protection capacity building to assist transition If protection capacity building is successful, it can contribute to establishing asylum systems that lead to local integration. Sarah Deardorff Miller, Julian Lehmann 12 Jul 2016