This book examines convergent trends in asylum regimes around the world. It covers the main regions of the world where asylum is a critical problem: Europe, Africa and Central America. It also looks at the major issues: human rights; n-governmental organisation involvement; gender; return; comprehensive policy; European Union harmonisation; international intervention and temporary protection.
MICHAEL BARUTCISKI, Barreau du Quebec, Canada AGNES CALLAMARD, Head of the Office of the Secretary General, Amnesty International, UK CORNELIS D. DE JONG, Co-Ordinator, Global Forum on Fighting Corruption and Safeguarding Integrity II, Ministry of Justice, Netherlands LOUIS GENTILE, Refugee Law Training Officer, UNHCR, UK MARK GIBNEY, Belk Distinguished Professor, University of North Caroline-Ashville, USA MORTEN KJAERUM, Director, Danish Centre for Human Rights, Denmark JOHN O. OUCHO, Professor of Population and Sustainable Development, University of Botswana ROSEMARY PRESTON, Director, International Centre for Education in Development, Department of Continuing Education, University of Warwick, UK HUBERTO ESTRADA-SOVERANIS, Human and Indigenous Rights Lawyer, Guatemala ASTRI SUHRKE, Senior Research Fellow, Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway