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RLI research contributes to Save the Children Colombia programming for displaced populations

Monday 18 November 2019
Case Study: Child Participation and Accountability in Save the Children Colombia’s Programming Research conducted by the Refugee Law Initiative (RLI), as part of the RECAP project , has been instrumental in developing Save the Children Colombia’s approach to child participation and accountability for displaced populations. In October 2019, the RLI published a report , drawing on research exploring how Save the Children Colombia engages migrant, refugee and displaced children in decisions about their activities, programmes and planning across the country.

RLI statement on the passing of Sadako Ogata

Thursday 31 October 2019
We at the RLI were saddened to hear of the recent passing of Sadako Ogata, the former UN High Commissioner for Refugees, who led UNHCR from 1991 to 2000. Her contribution to the field and countless peoples' lives is an inspiration and we hope to honour her legacy through the continued provision of the Sadako Ogata Scholarship (awarded yearly) for our MA Programme.  Ann Kamunya , a recent recipient of the Sadako Ogata scholarship, has written the below statement:

New MA discount for NRC staff

Wednesday 30 October 2019
The University of London (UoL) is delighted to have signed an agreement with the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), which enables eligible NRC employees working globally to obtain a 10% bursary for UoL's MA in Refugee Protection and Forced Migration Studies, with academic direction by the School of Advanced Study.

RLI/CSC offering 5 full MA Scholarships - Oct 19 intake

Tuesday 15 January 2019
  RLI is pleased to be partnering with Commonwealth Scholarships to offer five full scholarships for the October 2019  intake to our MA in Refugee Protection and Forced Migration Studies. Full details below (click on image to access links).    

RLI 4th Annual Conference: First keynotes announced

Monday 26 November 2018
  We are pleased to announce the first keynote speakers for our Fourth Annual Conference, ' Rethinking the "Regional" in Refugee Law and Policy ', to be held 3-5 June 2019 . ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________   Professor Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh Professor in Migration and Refugee Studies, and Co-Director of the Migration Research Unit; Coordinator of UCL's Refuge in a Moving World Research Network

Call for Papers: RLI Fourth Annual Conference

Wednesday 3 October 2018
‘Rethinking the “Regional” in Refugee Law and Policy’ 4th Annual Conference, Refugee Law Initiative, University of London 3 – 5 June 2019 The 4th Annual Conference of the Refugee Law Initiative (RLI) will be held on Monday 3 June to Wednesday 5 June 2019 at the Senate House of the University of London.

RLI Working Paper Series: Paper No.28 published

Friday 24 August 2018
We are pleased today to publish the next paper in our RLI Working Paper Series (Paper No. 28): ' Challenges in transitioning recognised refugees away from humanitarian assistance in Greece ' by Ben Mascall (a recent graduate from our MA in Refugee Protection and Forced Migration Studies). View the paper  here . Abstract:

Promotions for RLI academics at SAS

Monday 20 August 2018
The School of Advanced Study (SAS), University of London, has recently announced the promotion of both Dr David James Cantor and Dr Sarah Singer.

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