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- Refugee Studies Centre, Oxford Department of International Development , University of Oxford

Dates:July 11-29, 2011
Description:International Summer School in Forced Migration
Location:Oxford, United Kingdom
Subject:At the beginning of the 21st century, nearly 60 years after this definition was enshrined in international law, there are many other forcibly displaced people around the world who do not easily fit within the formal category. They and their rights are in urgent need of protection. We live in a rapidly changing world in which human migration has a significant impact on the economic, political and social agendas of sovereign states, intergovernmental agencies and civil society groups. It is vital that forced migrants be they refugees, internally displaced people or those who have to move for other reasons such as global warming or development projects have their rights defined and their freedom preserved. [gem_ den Informationen des Anbieters - according to site editor's information]
JEL Code:J


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