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Background Information

The following list of background documents present resolutions, policies, new ideas, research results and personal insights. Please note that the list below does not claim to be complete and is meant to provide a basic framework to shape reflections, analysis and discussions:

Background Documents

Convention and Protocol Relating to the Status of Refugees (Geneva Convention)

http://www.unhcr.org/protect/PROTECTION/3b66c2aa10.pdf

“DETAINED AND DEHUMANISED”

REPORT ON HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES AGAINST MIGRANTS IN LIBYA

http://unsmil.unmissions.org/Portals/unsmil/Documents/Migrants{26da92e645e6b151ddb18332fddbc007aa06f7fb46f9267383910f98c1d4b90a}20report-EN.pdf

European Human Rights Convention

http://www.echr.coe.int/Documents/Convention_ENG.pdf

Geneva Conventions of 1949 and Additional Protocols, and their Commentaries

https://ihl-databases.icrc.org/applic/ihl/ihl.nsf/vwTreaties1949.xsp

REGULATION (EU) No 604/2013 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL

(Dublin III Regulation)

http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=OJ:L:2013:180:0031:0059:EN:PDF

 The Inclusion Charter

http://www.inclusioncharter.org/

Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/RES/70/1&Lang=E

Universal Declaration of Human Rights

http://www.ohchr.org/EN/UDHR/Documents/UDHR_Translations/eng.pdf

UN Security Council, Resolution 1820 (2008)

http://www.securitycouncilreport.org/atf/cf/{26da92e645e6b151ddb18332fddbc007aa06f7fb46f9267383910f98c1d4b90a}7B65BFCF9B-6D27-4E9C-8CD3-CF6E4FF96FF9{26da92e645e6b151ddb18332fddbc007aa06f7fb46f9267383910f98c1d4b90a}7D/CAC{26da92e645e6b151ddb18332fddbc007aa06f7fb46f9267383910f98c1d4b90a}20S{26da92e645e6b151ddb18332fddbc007aa06f7fb46f9267383910f98c1d4b90a}20RES{26da92e645e6b151ddb18332fddbc007aa06f7fb46f9267383910f98c1d4b90a}201820.pdf

What is international humanitarian law?

https://www.icrc.org/en/document/what-international-humanitarian-law

World Humanitarian Summit

23-24 MAY 2016, ISTANBUL, TURKEY

Chair´s summary

World Humanitarian Summit – Chair’s Summary: Standing up for Humanity – Committing to

https://www.worldhumanitariansummit.org/media/chairs-summary

World Humanitarian Summit

23-24 MAY 2016, ISTANBUL, TURKEY

Agenda for Humanity

Explore Commitments

http://agendaforhumanity.org/explore-commitments/indv-commitments/?combine=austria#search

Podcasts:

David Nott

Surgeon, working for humanitarian missions since 1993, founder of the David Nott Foundation, Robert Burns Humanitarian Award (2016)

Desert Island Discs Pod Cast

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07djzyq

Books:

Daldossi oder der Moment des Augenblicks, 2016 

Von Sabine Gruber  

Den Widerspruch zwischen Politik und Praxis überwinden, 2011

Von Caritas Europa; http://www.caritas-international.de/beitraege/humanitaere-hilfe-braucht-klare-prinzipien/177628/

Die Mitleidsindustrie: Hinter den Kulissen internationaler Hilfsorganisationen,

2012 von Linda Polman (Autor)

Do no harm. How aid can support peace-or war, 1999

Von Mary B. Anderson

Grenzenlos: Mein Leben als Ärztin in Krieg und Frieden, 2013

von Vera Kühne (Autor)

Handbuch Humanitäre Hilfe, 2013

von Jürgen Lieser (Herausgeber), Dennis Dijkzeul (Herausgeber)

Im Zentrum der Katastrophe: Was es wirklich bedeutet, vor Ort zu helfen, 2007

von Richard Munz

Katastrophenhilfe und Humanitäre Hilfe,  2007

von Rainer Treptow (Herausgeber)

Mein Weg vom Kongo nach Europa. Zwischen Widerstand, Flucht und Exil, 2014

Emmanuel Mbolela

Weil es um die Menschen geht: Als Krisenhelfer an den Brennpunkten der Welt, 2015

von Kilian Kleinschmidt (Autor), Regina Carstensen (Autor)

 Solidarität. Anstiftung zur Menschlichkeit, 2016

Von Michael Landau

 

 Nachts ist es leise in Teheran

von Shida Bazyar

Teaching My Mother How to Give Birth

Poems by Warsan Shire, British-Somali writer, recipient of Brunel University’s African Poetry Prize