Asylum update – 1st February 2008

Unaccompanied asylum seeking children
The Home Office has published plans for the reform of support to unaccompanied children, together with the draft Code of Practice to keep children in the immigration system safe from harm.
Better outcomes: the way forward, improving the care of unaccompanied asylum seeking children

Draft code of practice consultation

Responses:
Medical Foundation
ILPA
Refugee Council

Conference
5th Postgraduate Conference on Forced Migration
The 5th Forced Migration Student Conference will be held at St. Antony’s College, University of Oxford on March 1st 2008. Registration is now open for participants who wish to attend the Conference, including students, independent scholars and practitioners.

Call for Papers
Annual Graduate Student Conference at Centre for Refugee Studies York University, Toronto
Lives in Motion: The Transitional and Transnational Status of Displacement
April 24th and 25th, 2008

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