The Labyrinth: Migration, Status and Human Rights

A January 2016 report from the Hotline for Refugees and Migrants, the Association for Civil Rights in Israel (ACRI), and Physicians for Human Rights exposes the depth of bureaucracy and systematic human rights violations occurring in the systems of the Population and Immigration Authority (PIBA).

The report is available on the website of the Association for Civil Rights in Israel (ACRI)—follow the link below:
http://www.acri.org.il/en/2016/01/05/the-labrynth-migration-status-and-human-rights/

‘Voluntary’ International Law and the Paris Agreement

Source: ‘Voluntary’ International Law and the Paris Agreement

 

Important analysis on the Paris Agreement and a particularly resonant conclusion—the call for indigenous wisdom must percolate from discussion of 21st century climate and environmental challenges into discussion of 21st century education challenges!

See also:

https://wordpress.com/read/post/feed/144870/913439615

 

UN News: report on global migrant trends; draft decision—movements of refugees and migrants—passed in direct plenary action; former UN humanitarian official as Special Adviser on 2016 refugee and migrant summit; report on global migrant trends; Wibisono resignation; harassment of human rights defenders—

Deputy UN chief presents new report on global migrant trends, highlighting rising numbers for 2015

https://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=52983

Draft decision on movements of refugees and migrants passed in direct plenary action

http://www.un.org/press/en/2015/ga11746.doc.htm

Ban names former UN humanitarian official as Special Adviser on 2016 refugee and migrant summit

https://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=52944

New UNHCR chief appointed

https://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=52934

Wibisono Resignation:

https://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=52935

Harassment of human rights defenders:

https://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=52861

AUSTRALIA 2nd cycle Universal Periodic Review:

https://www.humanrights.gov.au/australias-universal-periodic-review-human-rights