Fahamu Refugee Legal Aid Partners
SRLAN began as an association of NGOs focused on refugee legal aid, at a conference in Nairobi in 2007. It was later formalized as a network of non-governmental organisations working to implement refugee rights enshrined in international human rights and refugee law. At the time of inception, the SRLAN concluded the Nairobi Code (en español: Codigo de Nairobi) to which all members of the Network agreed to abide. For Members, see About SRLAN. It was initially dubbed ‘southern’, but it membership is global.
RSDWatch.org is a project of Asylum Access. It was launched in February 2005 as part of a widening effort by grassroots refugee rights organizations to promote reform of the way that UNHCR conducts refugee status determination (RSD). The aim of RSDWatch is to monitor UNHCR’s procedures of determining refugee status so as to promote fairness, transparency and accountability in its RSD adjudication, and to provide a forum in which to discuss the protection challenges posed by UNHCR’s RSD procedures.
The APRRN is a growing network of over 116 civil society groups and individuals committed to advancing the rights of refugees in the Asia Pacific Region through information sharing, mutual capacity building, and joint advocacy. APRRN has been functioning since its formation in November 2008 at the First Asia Pacific Consultation on Refugee Rights held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Contributions to the website are welcome, including contributors’ analysis of key issues in their own country or the region or stories of being a refugee advocate or a refugee in the Asia Pacific region. Contact website[at]refugeerightsasiapacific.org.
The APRRN publishes an online newsletter. For the March 2012 issue, see http://refugeerightsasiapacific.org/pdf/APRRN Newsletter March 2012.pdf
The IDC is a network of more than 300 members in over 60 countries working together to promote the rights of refugees and migrants affected by migration-related detention. The IDC collates the latest news on immigration detention from around the world in its monthly e-newsletter, the International Detention Monitor. To join, subscribe or find out more, visit www.idcoalition.org or email info[at]idcoalition.org.
The IDC has started an e-list for those interested in sharing information on mechanisms to prevent and reduce immigration detention, including alternatives to detention. To share research, national developments, events or address questions to the group, join the e-list: http://groups.google.com/group/idc-preventing--reducing-detention-e-list or email gmitchell[at]idcoalition.org.
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The Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network Newsletter is produced every 2-3 months and circulated via their Google Groups as well as on their website and facebook.
Those who are not APRRN members can subscribe at http://aprrn.info/mailman/listinfo/aprrn_updates_aprrn.info
Newsletter of the American Bar Association, available for paid subscription if you are currently a law student at an ABA-accredited law school or if you are enrolled in college- or university-level post-secondary educational studies, and have an interest in the work of the American Bar Association. Otherwise, you can be an Associate of the ABA. Subscription information and enrollment forms for each of these membership options: americanbar.org/membership/join_the_aba
A humanitarian news service run by Thomson Reuters Foundation and linked back to their site www.trust.org/alertnet. Newsletter is only for members, which are non-profit groups that meet certain criteria. To become a Member: http://www.trust.org/alertnet/members/membership-eligibility/
Bi-weekly newsletter of the UN Division for Palestinian Rights. Lists activities and
publications by NGOs around the world that are working toward a peaceful solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. To list your organization’s activities, or for questions or comments, email kopera[at]un.org/
Subscriptions to various JRS publications: http://www.jrs.net/SignUp?&L=EN
The JRS is an international Catholic organisation with a mission to accompany, serve and advocate on behalf of refugees and other forcibly displaced persons, nationally and regionally with the support of an international office in Rome. Founded in 1980 as a work of the Society of Jesus, JRS was officially registered on 19 March 2000 at the Vatican State as a foundation.
The in-house magazine of the Oxford Refugee Studies Centre. Published three times a year in English, Arabic, French and Spanish. FMR serves the humanitarian community by providing a practice-oriented forum for debate on issues facing refugees and internally displaced people in order to improve policy and practice and to involve refugees and IDPs in programme design and implementation. FMR has acquired a reputation as the leading practical journal on refugee and displacement issues. Seven thousand hard copies are distributed to 150 countries. All articles in the three language editions are available online. English language editions are searchable using the FMO Digital Library. For further information, contact the FMR Editors: fmr[at]qeh.ox.ac.uk
The monthly newsletter of the Hong Kong Refugee Advice Centre www.hkrac.org
located in Kowloon, Hong Kong .
Human Rights First
Human Rights First safeguards the rights of refugees through its pro bono program and advocacy.
IAJRL International Association of Refugee Law Judges
Newsletter for members of the Int’l Association of Refugee Law Judges. Located in the Netherlands. For information: info[at]iarlj.org
An information service with news, research, and events on migration in the UK published by Migrants’ Rights Network http://www.migrantsrights.org.uk/ a charity promoting policy analysis, partnership and debate for the rights of all migrants. Includes weekly bulletin and occasional updates. An example of what you'll get in your mailbox.
The Newsletter on European Migration Issues for Judges (NEMIS) published by the Centre for Migration Law, Radboud University Nijmegen (NL) http://www.ru.nl/law/cmr and University of Essex (UK). For judges who need to keep up to date on EU developments in migration and borders law. Contains European legislation and jurisprudence on access and residence. Back issues of NEMIS: http://cmr.jur.ru.nl/nemis.
Paid Subscriptions: http://pi.library.yorku.ca/ojs/index.php/refuge/information/readers
Refuge is an interdisciplinary journal published two times a year in English and French by the Centre for Refugee Studies, York University and Queen's University provide a forum for discussion and critical reflection on refugee and forced migration issues. http://pi.library.yorku.ca/ojs/index.php/refuge/index
United Nations Democracy Fund
The newsletter of The Women’s Project at Asylum Aid, http://www.asylumaid.org.uk/ which provides high quality legal representation to people seeking asylum in the UK. Any information for the newsletter, email: womenasylumnews[at]asylumaid.org.uk.
The free electronic newsletter of the Equality and Diversity Forum. Emailed fortnightly to subscribers and is also a page on the EDF website. Contains information about new equality and human rights developments, policy and publications, as well as details of forthcoming events and job vacancies. Items from previous eNewsletters can be located using Search.
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AsylumLaw.org's primary objective is helping lawyers around the world make the strongest case they can by increasing the number of asylum cases that are handled by volunteer attorneys by decreasing the amount of time each case requires, Increasing the number of successful asylum cases by increasing the number of supporting documents that are accessible—and therefore submitted—in each case, raising the quality of asylum applications by providing ready access to model applications prepared by leading experts, facilitating international cooperation among attorneys handling asylum cases from the same countries of origin, educating novice asylum attorneys on the nuances of particular cases.
York University, Toronto, Canada
The Refugee Research Network (RRN) aims to contribute to the improvement of the well-being of refugees and forced migrants around the world by expanding our awareness refugee issues and forced migration; improving communication concerning this knowledge within and between academic, policy-making and practice sectors in the Global South and North; and alliance-building and active policy involvement in the development of national and international policy frameworks and humanitarian practices affecting refugees and forced migrants.
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Migreurop is a network whose activities focus on gathering and disseminating nformation about migration in Europe. Join the Migreurop listserv.
The Child Recovery and Reintegration Network is a global network that facilitates the sharing of information and research between practitioners working for the recovery and reintegration of children affected by sexual exploitation and trafficking.
VYRE is a network founded in February 2008 by young refugees to unify and strengthen the voices of individual young refugees and their organisations in Europe. Our aim is to influence social and policy change at national, European, and global levels and to realize our equal human rights and dignity.