This issue is published in collaboration with the RefMig research project
Forced Migration Review issue 65 includes two features. The main feature on ‘Recognising refugees’ is published in collaboration with the RefMig project at Hertie School Centre for Fundamental Right and the Oxford Refugee Studies Centre.
The 21 articles in this feature debate some of the shortcomings in the Refugee Status Determination (RSD) systems, as well as the challenges faced by RSD actors – including States and UNHCR – and the consequences for asylum seekers and refugees. The standards of accessibility, fairness, adaptability and efficiency in RSD systems around the world have immense implications for the protection and assistance of people of concern, and therefore merit close examination. Authors also explore new developments and approaches.
The second feature of this issue offers reflections on lessons and good practice emerging from the 2018–20 GP20 Plan of Action for IDPs, with a Foreword by Cecilia Jimenez-Damary, UN Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of IDPs.
Forced Migration Review issue 65 is now available online: www.fmreview.org/recognising-refugees.
The magazine and the accompanying Editors’ briefing will be available online and in print in English, Arabic, Spanish and French at www.fmreview.org/recognising-refugees.