Drawing on examples from Lebanon and Saudi Arabia, Maja Janmyr will present BEYOND research on how the Refugee Convention continues to structure States' responses to refugees, also in key non-signatory States.
Naureen Rahim is about to take up her new PhD research fellowship with the BEYOND project. She is excited to build on her previous research engagement with Rohingya refugees to study the relationship between Bangladesh and the international refugee regime.
Professor Maja Janmyr participated in a panel with UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi on responses to global displacement.
To mark the launch of the Forced Migration Review special feature on non-signatory states and the international refugee regime, the BEYOND project organized two launch events. The recordings of these events can be watched here.
During this year’s Annual Conference at the University of London’s Refugee Law Initiative, the BEYOND project convenes the panel on "Non-Signatory States and the 1951 Refugee Convention: Snapshots from the Middle East and South Asia”.
Forced Migration Review issue 67 – to be published in June/July 2021 – will include a short feature on Non-signatory states and the international refugee regime.
Deadline for submission of articles: Monday 15th March 2021.
Does the Refugee Convention still have an impact in states that have not signed it? How do these states actually contribute to the development of international refugee law? Maja Janmyr will discover the answers to these and other questions when she kicks off the ERC Starting Grant project entitled BEYOND.