April 2012 Archives

Seminar: Refugee Protection and Economic, Social and Cultural Rights: Perspectives from International Human Rights Law

Friday, Mar 30, 2012

Toshiaki Fujimoto
(Lecturer, Kanagawa University)


The very first Refugee Studies Journal was issued in October 2011,
featuring articles on "Third-Country Resettlement".
(Articles are in Japanese)
Please see below for the Table of Contents.


The Refugee Studies Journal is available for purchase on Amazon.co.jp.


Table of Contents

Feature Articles: Third Country Resettlement

Theoretical Considerations over the Resettlement of Refugees Raised Through Japan's Acceptance of Indo-Chinese Refugees
Hiroshi Homma

Refugee Resettlement Revisited: Inter-Relationships Between Protection, Durable Solutions and Burden-Sharing
Koichi Koizumi

Has Japan Changed?: A Consideration of Japan's Resettlement Programme
Katsunori Koike


Overview of Global Resettlement and Current Challenges
Yukiko Iriyama
Senior Resettlement Officer
Division of International Protection
UNHCR Headquarters
*This contribution does not necessarily reflect the views of UNHCR

The original article in English is available here.

Research Report on Burmese Refugees at Mae La Refugee Camp in Thailand: Their Present Situation and Perceptions on Resettlement
Kanako Matsuoka

Refugee Resettlement Issues in Japan
Eri Ishikawa

Invited Articles

Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement and the International Protection of Internally Displaced Persons
Kei Hakata

Social Group Work Practice with Refugee Applicants who do not have their Own Ethnic Communities
Yasufumi Moritani

Case Law Situation in Japan, 2010/ Case Law Commentary Overseas / Refugee Trend Analysis in Japan, 2010 / Refugee Trend Analysis Overseas, 2010 / Literature Introduction: Japanese / Literature introduction: English / Bibliographic List in Japan 2009, 2010

Special Column

What Links Refugees and the Disaster-affected Areas: Messages from the Tohoku Earthquake to "Refugee Studies"
The Refugee Studies Forum Editorial Team