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June 2019

The Detention Monitor

Issue 90

Europe     Americas      Asia Pacific       Africa       MENA


🌎  EUROPE 

European Alternatives to Detention Network:
A Case for Case-Management

Three case managers of the European ATD Network share insights into their work with clients, the interpersonal aspects, and the successes and challenges of case management. More Here

Vibrant, Diversifying Civic Mobilisation Challenges the Immigration Detention System

Over 40 groups work across the UK in a significant way on detention. Drawing on qualitative interviews and survey research, this piece, published by the University of Oxford, explores how people come to mobilise and their experiences of taking action on immigration detention. Read More

JUST RELEASED
Annual Report on Migration & Asylum

The European Commission has published the 2018 annual report of the European Migration Network (EMN) on migration and asylum and the accompanying National Reports for all participating Member States and Norway. Read More

🌍  INTERNATIONAL

New IDC's Director Report: 
On the Ground in Libya, Implementing Alternatives to Detention

Jerome discusses the challenges and opportunities that exist for implementing alternatives to detention in the African continent. He also details a recent training that IDC facilitated with implementers in Libya. Read More

Latest Evidence for Ending the Detention of Families

The IDC's Senior Advisor, Dr. Robyn Sampson, discusses a recent evaluation of the Family Case Management Program in the United States as an example of the potential for alternatives to detention worldwide. 
Read More 

🛠  RESOURCES

IDC Briefing Paper: Keeping Children Safe

The paper demonstrates that alternative care systems for unaccompanied children can provide appropriate protection and care for children while also ensuring their migration situation is resolved. Read More

MOOC: Gender-Based Violence in the Context of Migration

All the way through cross-border movements of people, gender is an important factor, and often a key element in human rights violations.
Learn more with free registration till 30 June! Read More

JUST RELEASED: Key Articles By Leading Thinkers

There were major milestones in 2018 towards the protection of the rights of refugees and migrants. To mark the moment, the International Journal of Refugee Law published a special issue on The 2018 Global Compacts on Refugees and Migration in December. All articles are now free. Read More

📆  CALENDAR

June 20: World Refugee Day

On World Refugee Day we want to support UNHCR and join their campaign: 1 Billion Miles To Safety. The challenge is to walk, run or cycle the distance refugees cover each year to reach safety.

Want to join us? You can register here

July 5: IDC Member Meeting 

What: The 2019 IDC Member Meeting
When: Friday 5 July 5:30-7PM (directly after the UNHCR NGO Consultations)
Where: Room 4, CICG Building, Geneva
Drinks & Refreshments to follow.

Join us for this rare opportunity to connect with members from across the globe, and discuss critical opportunities for civil society engagement and advocacy moving forward!

👉 Support and promote our hashtags on Twitter
#EndChildDetention & #ThereAreAlternatives 
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