Intergovernmental Working Group on the Effective Implementation of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action

Intergovernmental Working Group on the Effective Implementation of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action

The 15th session of the UN Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner‘s Intergovernmental Working Group on the Effective Implementation of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action meeting takes place from the 9th to 20th of October in Geneva. Professor Heaven Crawley is taking part in the panel entitled Migrant and Refugees: Protection against racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance discussion, focusing especially on examples of good practice. Other experts in the panel include Kristina Touzenis from the International Organization for Migration and Stephen Wainwright from International Federation of Red Cross.

More information about the event can be found here.

Violent Borders: Border Conflict, Security and the Refugee Crisis

Violent Borders: Border Conflict, Security and the Refugee Crisis

In Violent Borders: Refugees and the Right to Move Reece Jones presents a major new analysis of the refugee crisis, focusing on how borders are constructed and policed, examining state efforts to contain populations and control access to resources and opportunities. On Wednesday 12th October Heaven Crawley joined Reece and a panel of experts to discuss security, borders and the refugee crisis. Continue reading