New state of the art report on protecting forced migrants, by Emeritus Professor Roger Zetter
- 5 February 2015
Major new study commissioned by the Swiss Federal Commission on Migration
Emeritus Professor Roger Zetter has just completed a major new study entitled ‘Protecting Forced Migrants: A State of the Art Report of Concepts, Challenges and Ways Forward’.
The study, commissioned by the Swiss Federal Commission on Migration, investigates how the complex and multi-causal nature of forced displacement in the contemporary world has contributed to an increasing range of protection gaps and to the diminution of protection space for refugees, and especially the increasing number of people who fall outside the recognised refugee and asylum apparatus. The study explores the current and future challenges to the provision of protection, and makes recommendations on how these challenges might be met and how protection can be enhanced.
The study report is now available from the Commission, in both English and French.