Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees

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    In the next four decades, developed nations can expect a flood of climate change refugees. A large array of actors including politicians, government agencies, journalists and activists will respond to news about migration and immigration in a number of ways, through religious, ideological and emotional lenses. What will determine refugee assimilation processes and treatment in foreign lands depends on a number and quality of frames harnessed by agencies and media groups involving climate change and refugees as separate yet intertwining topics. Due to the largely negative connotations coupled with fearful and anxious messages involving refugees, frames can be detrimental to immigration and assimilation into Western society. However, evidence…

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    City Of Thorns

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    number of stateless within their state and analyze proper procedures to reduce stateless concerns and claims. What level of judicial process would each state refer to in terms of showing progress and success in reducing stateless claims? Rawlence, Ben. 2016. City of Thorns: Nine Lives in the World’s Largest Refugee Camp. New York: Macmillan. Pp. 1-67 (Don’t worry; it reads like a novel) The author makes it clear that the world we see on T.V isn't the world that truly exist. In a refugee camp…

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    is defined in the 1951 Convention relating to the Status of Refugees as any person who is; outside their own country and has a well-founded fear of being persecuted due to their race, religion, nationality or political opinion and is unwilling or unable to return. Australia has signed and ratified the Refugee Convention with the intent to implement the legislation and policy that is required in order to support those who are dislocated from their home country due to the treat of persecution.…

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    Rights Of Refugees

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    Countries who receive irregular migrants may find benefits and burdens. The International Maritime and Refugee Law and the UNHCR (United Nations High Commission for Refugees) are the basic legal told which give recommendations to address procedures which need to be done by receiving countries. However receiving countries may not always cooperate or are not able enough to deal with the unending crisis. Despite this EU member states and signatories of international conventions are to keep with the…

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    to question here, and the complexities and contradictions the process involves. Displaced persons seeking asylum are protected under the 1951 United Nations Refugee Convention, but sovereign states actively implement restrictive measures that serve to criminalize asylum seekers and they are pushed to create their own refuge, as demonstrated by informal camps (Haglund, 2012). The global treatment and opinions towards asylum seekers are symptomatic…

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    years that preceded it. Enshrined in Article 14(1) of the Universal declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), which was adopted in 1948, guarantees the right to seek and enjoy asylum in other countries. Later regional human rights instruments have elaborated on this right, guaranteeing the “right to seek and be granted asylum in a foreign territory, in accordance with the legislation of the state and international conventions.” American Convention on Human rights, Art. 22(7); African Charter on Human…

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    In times of war or disaster, citizens often flee their home country in search of a safe haven in another. Such individuals have been termed “refugees.” More specifically, as defined by the 1951 Convention and Protocol Relating to the Status of Refugees, a refugee is a person who “is outside of the country of his nationality, and is unable to, or [because of] fear, is unwilling to avail himself of the protection of that country” (Convention and Protocol Relating to the Status of Refugees). In…

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    The delegation of Switzerland advocates that statelessness denies people of basic human rights and a right to have a decent life. Switzerland is home to over 10,000 refugees, a number that constantly grows. It is also part of the 1954 Stateless Convention, which deals with the status of stateless people. This document provides detailed rights and protection of stateless people.The delegation of Switzerland also took part in the UNHCR’s Inter- Parliamentary Union, having written “Nationality and…

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    government, both past and present, has introduced very tight laws regarding the treatment and Australia’s acceptance of Asylum Seekers. This is unacceptable. Not only is Australia a signatory to the UN 1951 Refugee Convention, which means that we have a duty as a country to protect them, but also Australia only receives and accepts a very minimal amount of refugees every year compared to other countries. As well as that, Australia was built on migrants. The first people to come to Australian…

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    Based upon the issues concerning classification of refugeehood and the circumstances in which people seek refuge, the states and various global organizations have been partaking in extensive and continuing deliberations with regard to international policy issues concerning refugees and similar populations. Topics within said deliberations include areas relating to establishing legal protections, providing humanitarian aid, handling combatants, influx of populations from neighboring countries as…

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