Recently, Director Alex Aleinikoff joined an online briefing with the American Society of International Law, the fifth on the Society’s series on “International Law and the Trump Administration”. This webinar featured former senior U.S. officials from both Republican and Democratic administrations who were responsible for formulating policy and advising the Executive Branch on the United States’ domestic and international obligations towards refugees.
Director Aleinikoff Speaks on International Law and the Trump Administration: U.S. Obligations towards Refugees [ASIL Webinar]
Justice Cuéllar gave an informal, exclusive talk titled “Adaptation Nation: Reflections on Immigration Policy, Social Change, and Federalism in the United States.” This event was open only to New School students, faculty and staff, but live-streamed on the Zolberg Institute Facebook page. Follow us for access to more exciting events!
In October, the Zolberg Institute The New School convened a meeting of experts on refugee law and policy to deliberate on, and to make concrete recommendations for, the Global Compact on Refugees (GCR). You can find the Conclusions and an Explanatory Note here. The Expert Group proposes language for the Compact’s Preamble, Conclusion and Programme of Action–with
Alex Aleinikoff is on the scene at the High Commissioner’s Dialogue on Protection Challenges in Geneva. Follow along for his take and analysis of conversations here.