The Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility at The New School and the Center for International Cooperation at New York University convened a second meeting of experts on refugee law and policy to deliberate on, and to make concrete recommendations for, the Global Compact on Refugees (GCR). The meeting was convened with support from the Open Society Policy Center and held at the offices of the Open Society Foundations in New York City.

The following are working papers prepared by the Experts Group and constitute the second rendition of the Global Compact on Refugees. Papers may be quoted or cited only with express permission from the author. 

Recommendations of Members of the Experts Group on the Global Compact on Refugees
Synthesis Note

A Trans-Border Manifesto: Five Pillars of Three-Year Change
Global Refugee-Led Network

Accountability and the Global Refugee System
Fen Hampson and Andrew S. Thompson
World Refugee Council

Conflict, Disaster, and Regional Refugee Definitions
Sanjula Weerasinghe
Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law, UNSW Sydney
Institute for the Study of International Migration, Georgetown University

Easing Pressure on Host Countries and Advancing Refugee Self-Reliance: Model Pledges on Refugee Work Rights
Asylum Access

From Theory of Change to SMART Pledges: Lessons for Pledges at the Global Refugee Forum and Beyond
Amanda Klassen and James Milner
Local Engagement Refugee Research Network (LERRN)
Carleton University, Canada

Promoting Meaningful Participation in the Global Refugee Forum
Mark Yarnell