International Association of Refugee Law Judges

Australia reports

Australia reports:

Unhcr report confirms worldwide increase in asylum seekers
Improved support for trafficking victims

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Newsletter April 2009

The first issue of the 2009 Newsletters, with news and photos of the 8th World Conference in Cape Town.
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Michigan Guidelines


Over the past decade, the Program in Refugee and Asylum Law at the University of Michigan Law School has produced four sets of guidelines addressing difficult areas of refugee law in a concerted effort to contribute to the synthesis of a more unified approach in international jurisprudence.

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8th World Conference Cape Town Jan 09

The World Conference held in Cape Town has been a great success.
For members we have various items available.

Papers presented at the conference

Papers of the Working Parties

President's Report to the General Meeting

Minutes of the General Meeting held at Cape Town on 30 January 2009

List of Officers updated with newly elected Council Members

Brief Notes of the Meeting of New Council held at Cape Town on January 30, 2009

Photo Gallery

Anniversary IARLJ

10 years anniversary of the IARLJ - an article from the Founder of the Association, Geoffrey Care .....

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Report on unhcr training in Bogota

Report on UNHCR Training in Bogota

September 22-25, 2008

By Rick Jackson, IARLJ Development Director, Americas Region

As per an invitation from the UNHCR office in San Jose Costa Rica, I attended the 6th regional training course (this course has been held each year for the past several years in different locales) on Convention Refugee determination procedures held in Bogota Colombia. I was introduced as an observer/facilitator from the IARLJ and took a place at the "trainer's table" for the week.......... Click here to read the full report