3 events 1 experience of a lifetime

New York City, NY
March 4-7, 2015

San Francisco, CA
December 10-13, 2014

Atlanta, GA
October 31-November 2, 2014

European Union

Statelessness

Goris, Indira. “Statelessness.” Forced Migration Review, April 2009.http://www.fmreview.org/FMRpdfs/FMR32/FMR32.pdf .
A detailed Forced Migration Review magazine issue with many articles focused on different aspects of statelessness and many modern examples.

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UNHCR Asylum Trends 2012

UNHCR Asylum Trends 2012. UNHCR, 2013. Accessed 6 July 2013. http://unhcr.org/asylumtrends/UNHCR%20ASYLUM%20TRENDS%202012_ WEB.pdf.
Provides a wide variety of statistics on the asylum trends globally and regionally. This source describes the current situation of asylum seekers in 44 developing and developed countries. Patterns in the countries acting as source and host countries are displayed in tables and statistics as well, showing what changes are occurring for asylum-seekers now.

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Migration and Development: Future Directions for Research and Policy

Migration and Development: Future Directions for Research and Policy. New York: Social Science Research Council, 2008. Accessed 28 June 2013. http://www.ssrc.org/workspace/images/crm/new_publication_3/%7B12bf3577-2....
This paper explores a very broad variety of viewpoints from experts in migration and development issues.

Migration in an interconnected world New directions for action

Migration in an interconnected world: New directions for action. Geneva: Global Commission on International Migration, 2005. Accessed 20 June 2013. http://www.queensu.ca/samp/migrationresources/reports/gcim-complete-repo....
This report by the GCIM provides a deep analysis of the key aspects of international migration and a series of recommendations and principles of actions regarding policy making at national, regional and global level.

Building Stability Overseas Strategy

Building Stability Overseas Strategy. London: Department for International Development, 2011.
I used this source to describe the importance of building up various different types of infrastructures, especially medical infrastructure. It also provided an excellent description of infrastructure destruction during war time that will make the issue much easier for delegates to relate to.

Convergence in the SADC and African Integration Process: Prospects and Statistical Issues

Zyuulu, Ivan. Convergence in the SADC and African Integration Process: Prospects and Statistical Issues. Basel: Bank for Intentional Settlements (2012).
This source discusses economic convergence in the SADC and the process of African integration. It provides good statistical evidence to support its claims, making it a very useful source.

Corporate Social Responsibility

T.E. Lambooy, Corporate Social Responsibility. Legal and semi-legal frameworks supporting CSR, 2010.
[It gives a significant overview of international development achievements over the decade 2000-2010.]

Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights: A Guide for Minorities and Indigenous Peoples

Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights: A Guide for Minorities and Indigenous Peoples. London: Minority Rights Group International, 2005. Accessed 29 July 2013. http://www.minorityrights.org/download.php?id=50. This report by Minority Rights Group International, a leading advocate for indigenous and minority representation, looks at the fundamental rights that all people are entitled to and outlines various programs used to help those from minority groups in achieving such rights.

Human Rights, Sex Work and the Challenge of Trafficking

Human Rights, Sex Work and the Challenge of Trafficking: Human Rights Assessment of Anti-Trafficking Policy in the UK. (x:talk Project, 2010). Accessed 5 July 2013. http://www.xtalkproject.net/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/reportfinal1.pdf.

This document explains the challenges faced by anti-trafficking policies in the UK, from the perspective that not all sex workers are necessarily trafficked. It provides an in-depth analysis of the needs of sex workers in order to be able to enjoy their human rights.

ETS, RIP? The failure to reform Europe’s carbon market will reverberate round the world

“ETS, RIP? The failure to reform Europe’s carbon market will reverberate round the world.” The Economist, April 20 2013. Accessed July 15 2013. http://www.economist.com/news/finance-and-economics/21576388-failure-ref.... Article criticizing the ETS.