Essays Tagged: "United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees"

Advantages and Disadvantages of Refugee Movements to both Recieving and Losing Countries

ed to the rapid formation of many organizations that dealt with this issue and most importantly the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees being a main constituent in the charter of the United ... mic relations. These refugees also form an international pressure through organizations such as the United Nations and since nearly 80% of the refugees are refugees within developing nations, the coun ...

(8 pages) 64 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Descursive Essay on Asylum Seekers in Britain

the Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) recently confirmed that there is no evidence for a higher rate of criminality among refugees and asylum seekers. In fact, according to ACPO, having fle ... eeker in Glasgow in 2001 and in Sunderland earlier this year. The murder in Glasgow prompted the UN High Commissioner for Refugees to condemn the British media for provoking racial hatred.This hatred ...

(5 pages) 64 0 4.5 Aug/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Postition Paper of United Nations stance of Human Right

signatory to the UN Refugee Convention, it has no domestic law on refugee protection. It allows the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to conduct refugee status and it is in the pro ...

(2 pages) 34 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > International Organizations & Conflicts

Australian refugees: Isn't it ironic?

freedom. To seek asylum is their right, they are not breaking the law in any way. Article 1 in the United Nations declaration of human rights says, "All human beings are born free and equal in dignit ... n obligation under international law to protect people fleeing persecution. (As set out in the 1951 United Nations Convention Relating to Refugees). Australia has also committed itself to the principl ...

(3 pages) 30 1 4.8 Oct/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

United Nations

CONTENTS1. UNITED NATIONS2. STRUCTURE OF UNITED NATIONS AGENCIES2.1 DEVELOPMENT AGENCIES2.1.1 The United Nation ... e United Nations Development Program -UNDP2.1.2 The United Nations Children's Fund -UNICEF2.1.3 The United Nations Population Fund -UNFPA2.2 HUMANITARIAN AFFAIRS AGENCIES2.2.1 Under-Secretary-General ... he Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees -UNHCR2.2.3 The World Food Program -WFP2.2.4 The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East -UNRWA2.3 PEACE AND S ...

(7 pages) 167 0 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government > United Nations

Refugees are people who have escaped from their countries because

eeking safety and protection, they receive assistance from the country of asylum. The office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees was established in 1951; the UNHCR currently cares for ... es that assist refugees, many privately run groups help refugees settle into their new country. The United Methodist Church sponsors more than 60 refugees projects around the world. They offer funding ...

(7 pages) 580 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

UNHCR Global Trends 2013

ies admitted 98,400 refugees for resettlement during 2013 (with or without UNHCR's assistance). The United States of America received the highest number (66,200). 21 countries 1 IN 5 414,600 Close to ... first time since 1999 the world's largest recipient of new individual applications, followed by the United States of America (84,400) and South Africa (70,000). 1.1 million hotspotShotspotS See Annex ...

(119 pages) 1 0 0.0 Aug/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

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d FreedomsLesson 2: Canadian Constitution LawAssignment 1:Danya Amer ItemCanadian ConstitutionUnited States ConstitutionGovernment BranchesThree branches work together to govern Canada: t ...

(2 pages) 2 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues