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Forced migration

Report

Inspections of Australia’s immigration detention facilities 2019: report

The Australian Human Rights Commission has conducted inspections of immigration detention facilities in Australia since the mid-1990s. This report documents the Commission’s key observations and concerns, in relation to treatment and conditions in immigration detention arising from inspections of all facilities on the Australian mainland...
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People from refugee and asylum seeking backgrounds: an open access annotated bibliography

The third edition of this open access, annotated bibliography has been curated by a collective of scholars who share an interest in the impacts of forced migration on people from refugee, asylum seeking and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) migrant backgrounds. These resources are intended...
Report

Atlas of the stateless

In this report, the authors explain why people become stateless and provide solutions for reducing the number of stateless people worldwide.
Briefing paper

A new framework for U.S. leadership on climate migration

This policy brief presents a new framework for the United States' leadership on climate migration.
Working paper

The Rohingya response in Bangladesh and the Global Compact on Refugees

This report explores how far the Global Compact on Refugees (GCR) – adopted by 181 UN Member States, including Bangladesh, in December 2018 – has informed the response to the Rohingya crisis.
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Refugees as assets not burdens: the role of policy

This publication argues that in an increasingly interconnected world, greater human mobility should be viewed as an opportunity rather than a risk, a vehicle for expanding growth, trade, and human capital accumulation.
Policy

National policy on climate change and disaster-induced displacement: Vanuatu

This policy aims to help guide emergency and development planners to work with the Government of Vanuatu to address the needs of all communities affected by displacement.
Report

Trends in forced migration

This paper reflects on the challenges and implications of forced migration, explores trends in this global phenomenon, and identifies innovative solutions to future crises.
Report

Sent to a war zone: Turkey's illegal deportations of Syrian refugees

This report reveals that, contrary to the Turkish authorities’ claims that they do not deport anyone to Syria, in mid-2019 it is likely that hundreds of Syrian refugees across Turkey were swept up, detained, and transported against their will to one of the world’s most...
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Out of the shadows: shining a light on irregular migration

Irregular migration exists because there are not enough opportunities for safety and prosperity at home and too few conventional means through which to remedy that lack of opportunity. This report aims to shine a light on irregular migration and contribute to an enormously consequential conversation.