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Website of the Week for May 29, 2006

Cheryl Nyberg, editor

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The State of the World's Refugees 2006

Published online by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, this report focuses on "human displacement in the new millennium."

Eight chapters cover:

  1. Current dynamics of displacement
  2. Safeguarding asylum
  3. Addressing refugee security
  4. Responding to emergencies
  5. Protracted refugee situations: the search for practical solutions
  6. Rethinking durable solutions
  7. Internally displaced persons
  8. Looking to the future

Annexes include lists of signatories to various treaties and conventions and statistics.

The Law Library has several prior editions of this report (2000, 1997-98, 1995, and 1993) in the Classified Stacks at HV640 .S675.

2008, M.G. Gallagher Law Library, University of Washington