December 2010

Migration Development and Global Governance: Two views in comparison

In his interview on migration and development that was published on the SID Forum on 22 November 2010, Alexander Betts pointed out that there are significant numbers of people who are displaced across international borders and who risk falling outside the framework of international refugee law. As a response, the acknowledgment of these people's conditions and their identification as 'survival migrants', can contribute to making human rights systems and instruments working better.

The Cost of Future Conflict in Sudan: A new report by Frontier, ISS and SID

50 days ahead of the referendum on independence for Southern Sudan, a new report by Frontier (Europe)  in cooperation with the Nairobi-based Institute of Security Studies and the Society for International Development - explores the potential costs of renewed conflict in Sudan for the country, the region and the international community.