CONFERENCE TOPICS

TOPICS
PRE-CONFERENCE
THE 12TH WORLD CONFERENCE
INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REFUGEE AND MIGRATION JUDGES

 

“A NEW WORLD ON THE MOVE: THE REALITIES OF IRREGULAR MASS MIGRATION AND THE CHALLENGES FACING ASYLUM AND IMMIGRATION JUDGES”

Pre-Conference (17-18 February, 2020)

PRE- CONFERENCE INTERMEDIATE

Who is a Refugee?
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Status Determination
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Credibility Assessment
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Analysis Supporting Reasons Writing in Refugee Status Determination
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What constitutes state protection?
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Overview of Exclusion from Refugee Protection
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Adjudication of Sensitive Claims – i.) Sexual

orientation, ii.) domestic violence.
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Practical Challenges of Judging
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PRE- CONFERENCE ADVANCED

Exclusion on the Basis of Organized Criminality
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Exclusion on the Basis of Terrorist Activities
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Claims of Protection Based on Sexual
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Orientation
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TOPICS
CONFERENCE
THE 12TH WORLD CONFERENCE
INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REFUGEE AND MIGRATION JUDGES

“A NEW WORLD ON THE MOVE: THE REALITIES OF IRREGULAR MASS MIGRATION AND THE CHALLENGES FACING ASYLUM AND IMMIGRATION JUDGES”

Conference (19-21 February, 2020)

1. Global Compacts – Refuge and Migration.
2. Forced Displacement Through Climate Change and Environmental Causes
3. Human Rights asylum/migration.
4. Human Rights.
5. International criminal law – refugee exclusion clauses – migration & public security issues.
6. Exclusion: Complicity in Article 1F(a) – Serious reasons for considering – Serious non-political crimes.
7. Implementation of international and regional human rights instruments other than the Refugee Convention and Human Rights Conventions by the International Human Rights Courts.
8. Artificial intelligence and data analysis.
9. Electronic Evidence and Social Media.
10. Secondary Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Refugee and Migration Law Judges.
11. Resilience.