Addressing the Principal Root Cause of Forced Migration Through a Vibrant Peace Movement

It is now common knowledge, or should be, that the mass production of refugees is overwhelmingly due to wars. Astonishingly, more than half of the world’s refugees (52%) and others in need of international protection come from just three countries: Syrian Arab Republic; Ukraine; and Afghanistan.[1] In fact, 87 percent of all people who were refugees at the end of 2022 came from only 10 countries and all of them wracked by war, save Venezuela,…

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CARFMS/LERRN Lived Experiences of Displacement Essay Award

CARFMS/LERRN Lived Experiences of Displacement Essay Award

The Canadian Association for Refugee and Forced Migration Studies (CARFMS), in collaboration with the Local Engagement Refugee Research Network (LERRN) and the Borderless Higher Education for Refugees (BHER) project, are pleased to share the Call for Submissions for the CARFMS/LERRN Lived Experiences of Displacement Essay Award. This joint award recognizes the outstanding scholarship produced by students and early-career researchers within the academic field of refugee and forced migration studies with a lived experience of having…

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Canadian Journal of Peace and Conflict Studies: CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Canadian Journal of Peace and Conflict Studies: CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Canadian Journal of Peace and Conflict StudiesCALL FOR SUBMISSIONS Special Issue “Racism, Rights, and the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) Refugees” Submit your article here: Submission Guidelines « Peace Research. Please specify that your submission is for this Special Issue. Submission deadline: December 31, 2023 Download the PDF: http://carfms.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/08/Special-Edition-Canadian-Journal-of-Peace-and-Conflict-Studies-28June2023.pdf

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Assessing Realistically the UNHCR’s “Supervisory Responsibility” in International Refugee Law

by James C. Simeon Associate Professor, School of Public Policy and Administration, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, York University The 1951 Convention relating to the Status of Refugees assigns the UNHCR at Article 35, Co-operation of the National Authorities with the United Nations, that states “… shall in particular facilitate its duty of supervising the application of the provisions of this Convention.” And it further specifies that States undertake to provide “… (c)…

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Bilingual Workshop on Tips and Tricks for Presenting at a Conference

Bilingual Workshop on Tips and Tricks for Presenting at a Conference

Friday, October 21, 2022, 12:00-1:30PM (EST) To attend register here So, your proposal has been accepted and now you have to present your work before your peers. Nervous? Not sure how to start? The Canadian Association for Refugee and Forced Migration Studies is organizing a series of virtual skills-based workshops for students and those new to academia. In light of our upcoming conference in November 2022, the second of these will focus on how to…

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