Refugee Studies Centre: No country of asylum: ‘legitimizing’ Lebanon’s rejection of the 1951 Refugee Convention

admin 6th March 2018

Professor Maja Janmyr (University of Oslo) 5:00-6:30pm, Wednesday 7 March Seminar Room 3, Oxford Department of International Development, 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford, OX1 3TB Seminar series convenor: Dr Lilian Tsourdi About the seminar How do States ‘legitimize’ their non-ratification of the 1951 Convention relating to the Status of Refugees and the 1967 Protocol relating to […]

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Open letter – 88 organisations urge investors to cease support for Bridge International Academies

admin 1st March 2018

In an open letter published today, 88 civil society organisations have urged investors to cease their support for the multi-national for-profit chain of private schools Bridge International Academies (BIA), which runs over 500 schools in Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, Uganda, and India. These organisations are calling investors’ attention to a series of concerning practices by BIA […]

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