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CONFERENCE ON THEOLOGY OF HUMAN MOBILITY IN AFRICA
The Conference on Theology of Human Mobility in Africa has been postponed. The event will now take place from 21 to 23 January 2016 Sign up for the conference Inscrivez-vous pour la conférence
OP-ED: World Social Forum on migration – a monumental foul-up
On the day the World Social Forum on Migration (WSFM) ended The Times reported South African authorities had released a document that would require asylum seekers to reveal personal details such as bank balances and academic qualifications.
Review: Access to Asylum – Current challenges and future direction, Monash University 29-30 May (Prato, Italy)
The aim of this international conference was to determine how best to safeguard the rights of asylum seekers in balance with the responsibilities of states. It analysed the relevant standards under regional instruments, international human rights law and the 1951 Refugee Convention. The conference examined current challenges faced by asylum seekers in gaining access to international refugee protection, the implications of state practices for the rights of refugees, the responsibilities of states and their impact upon refugee status determination procedures (RSD). The two day conference had a range of plenary sessions with international representation.