This report is based on research conducted in the context of the project ‘ClimMobil – Judicial and policy responses to climate change-related mobility in the European Union with a focus on Austria and Sweden’ (KR18AC0K14747) funded by the Austrian Climate … Continue reading » “Disaster-related displacement into Europe: Judicial practice in Austria and Sweden”Continue readingMore Tag
In international law, new norms can emerge through the identification and development of effective practices. This article examines Swedish, Finnish and, less closely, other Nordic countries’ contributions to the slow process of norm emergence in relation to cross-border displacement in … Continue reading » “Nordic Norms, Natural Disasters, and International Protection”Continue readingMore Tag
This report presents key, human rights-based, insights from a pilot study examining national legal and policy responses to COVID-19. The study was carried out by RWI researchers in collaboration with the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights. The … Continue reading » ““Pandemic preparedness and response: National COVID-19 Law and Policy in Human rights perspective””Continue readingMore Tag
Dr. Matthew Scott, head of our thematic area People on the Move, has published an edited volume on the topic of internal displacement.
This book examines how states in eight countries across Asia and the Pacific address internal displacement in … Continue reading » “Climate Change, Disasters and Internal Displacement in Asia and the Pacific: A Human Rights-Based Approach”Continue readingMore Tag
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Dr Matthew Scott, Head of our People on the Move Thematic Area, has published a monograph examining the application of … Continue reading » “Climate Change, Disasters, and the Refugee Convention”Continue readingMore Tag
This Background Brief sets out key international standards and guidelines relating to displacement in the context of disasters and climate change. Recognising that the volume of even those standards and guidelines that are directly relevant to disaster displacement runs into … Continue reading » “Background Brief: Key International Standards and Guidelines Relating to Displacement in the Context of Disasters and Climate Change”Continue readingMore Tag