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 30-November 1, 2015

European Union

Mobilizing International Disaster Relief: comparing US and EU approaches to the 2010 Haiti earthquake

Brattberg, Erik, and Bengt Sundelius. “Mobilizing International Disaster Relief: comparing US and EU approaches to the 2010 Haiti earthquake.” Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, No. 8 (2011): 24, accessed 3 July 2014, http://journals1.scholarsportal.info.proxy.bib.uottawa.ca/details/154773....
Addresses the manner through which different areas executed aid to Haiti, considering how it was this aid was successful and how it was that it was unsuccessful.

Spain, Gibraltar, and Territorial Waters: A New Background for an Old Conflict

Lundborg, Jacob. “Spain, Gibraltar, and Territorial Waters: A New Background for an Old Conflict.” Minnesota Journal of International Law 23 (April 2014): 181-202.

State of the World’s Forests 2012

“State of the world's forests.” FAO. Accessed 18 May 2014. http://www.fao.org/docrep/016/i3010e/i3010e.pdf.
This paper assesses the impacts of deforestation on poorer countries and highlights the socioeconomic benefits of providing a sustainable management of forests.

GEO5 Global Environment Outlook 5

“GEO5 Global Environment Outlook 5.” United Nations Environmental Programme. Accessed 18 May 2014. http://www.unep.org/geo/geo5.asp.
This publication is UNEP’s most recent global environmental assessment. Among other issues, it focuses on deforestation and forest degradation and how they negatively impact on the rest of the environment and provides links with other environmental issues such as climate change and biodiversity loss.

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.