Hope for the Future: Temporary Protection of Ukrainians As a Model for Broader Refugee Protection

December 20, 2022 By Patrick Higgins Since the beginning of hostilities between Russia and Ukraine, more than 4 million Ukrainians have registered for Temporary Protection or a similar type of international protection in Europe. A recent UNHCR survey reports that despite gains made by Ukrainian forces, the majority of Ukrainian refugees intend to stay in …

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Russians Fleeing Conscription: What Protections Exist?

December 7, 2022 By Selina Marton On September 21, 2022 the Russian government enacted its first military mobilization since World War II. Termed a ‘partial mobilization’, 300,000 Russian citizens from the military reserves were immediately called up to serve (“Putin’s Plan”, 2022; “Central Asia Faces a Russian Migrant Crisis”, 2022). At least an equal number …

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Examining the Lack of Education in Greek Refugee camps: Summer Research ’22

August 31, 2022 By Victoria Jones and Stanton Geyer Between June 20 and July 8, 2022, ELNOR staff and volunteers conducted a research project to learn about children’s access to education in refugee camps in Greece. Greece, alongside Italy and Spain, receives the greatest number of asylum seekers in Europe per year, and its refugee …

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ELNOR Report: Educational Backgrounds and Technology Access in Mavrovouni Refugee Camp

January, 2022 By Victoria Jones, Stanton Geyer, Lina Demis, Nora Lorenz  Table of Contents: Abstract. 1.0 Introduction 1.1 Relevance and Aims 1.2 Outline 2.0 Background 3.0 Methods 4.0 Findings 4.1 Language Interests 4.2 School Backgrounds 4.3 WiFi and Technology Access 4.4 Access to NGOs 4.5 Identities 4.6 Female Participants 5.0 Discussion 5.1 Language Interests and …

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Why are people forced to migrate? The causes of forced migration and the laws regulating it

Forced migration is an umbrella term that covers various migrants’ conditions. In the academic and policy literature, ‘forced migration’ is used to identify refugees, asylum seekers, internally displaced people (IDPs) and stateless people (Ben-Yehuda and Goldstein, 2020). Forced migrants are generally defined as those who have left their homes due ‘to events that threatened their …

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