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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Refugees

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementThe Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.
ContributionsOffice of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV640 .S678 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 237 p. :
Number of Pages237
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15591742M
ISBN 100199290954, 0199290946
ISBN 109780199290949, 9780199290956
OCLC/WorldCa62307338

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Get this from a library! The state of the world's refugees human displacement in the new millennium. [Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.;] -- "Recent years have seen a decline in the number of refugees, partly due to large-scale returns to Afghanistan and Angola, among others. Nonetheless, the majority of refugee situations remain. (source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary The "State of the World's Refugees: Human Displacement in the New Millennium" () provides an overview of key recent developments related to internal and cross-border displacement of people throughout the world. Buy The State of the World's Refugees Human Displacement in the New Millennium by The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1).   `Review from previous edition The book has an encyclopaedic scope, and it will be an important reference work for researchers and others interested in the evolution of modern refugee policy. Moreover, The State of the World's Refugees is a relatively easy read, no small feat given the5/5(1).

The book itself was produced during , and written from the perspective of UNHCR, drawing on experiences from the past seven years. It is divided into eight thematic chapters, which together reflect the state of the world’s refugees.   Reviews from previous edition: "The book has an encyclopaedic scope, and it will be an important reference work for researchers and others interested in the evolution of modern refugee policy. Moreover, The State of the World's Refugees is a relatively easy read, no small feat given the fact that there are listed contributors, many of 5/5(1). The book ends by looking at the future of refugeeprotection. remain a major concern of the international community in the next year edition of The State of the World's Refugees analyses the international community's efforts to protect and assist refugees in the fifty years since the creation of the Office of the United.   The Centre for International Governance Innovation and Sanctuary Refugee Health Centre are pleased to welcome Jean-Nicolas Beuze, current UNHCR (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees) representative to Canada as he discusses the unmet health care needs of refugees. He will be joined in discussion by Dr. Michael Stephenson, founder, director and chief physician of Sanctuary Refugee.

This is the highest number ever recorded. These people suffer exile that will likely last for years and even whole lifetimes-both present and future. The unprecedented scale and duration of forced displacement provide unsettling points of departure for the edition of The State of the World's Refugees. The book looks at UNHCR's work with these three groups, bringing readers up-to-date on developments since , when the last edition in this series was published. Drawing on UNHCR's direct experience, eight chapters address key challenges, starting with the diminishing space for humanitarian action in places like Somalia and Afghanistan.   The number of people forcibly displaced worldwide surpassed a record 60 million — the most since the end of World War II. Twenty million of those displaced, half of which are children, are refugees fleeing wars, conflict and persecution.. Since early , the main reason for the spike in refugees has been the war in Syria, which has caused millions to flee their homes and seek shelter in.   Review from previous edition The book has an encyclopaedic scope, and it will be an important reference work for researchers and others interested in the evolution of modern refugee policy. Moreover, The State of the World's Refugees is a relatively easy read, no small feat given the fact that there are listed contributors, many of Reviews: 1.