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  • Refugee - 325 Words
    Should Australia accept refugees? During the next few minutes, I will be speaking on the topic ‘Should Australia accept refugees?’ Using both fact and visual presentation, I will explain and convince you of the truth of this statement. Before we continue, let’s first understand the meaning of “refugee.” According to the Macquarie Dictionary, a refugee is “one who flees for refuge or safety, especially to a foreign country in a time of political upheaval, war or persecution.” Refugees...
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  • The Ahpppiest Refugee - 479 Words
    Anh Do’s story is a timely reminder of the plight of refugee in our country. Discuss the Happiest Refugee in the light of Do’s universal message about the suffering of human beings during times of war and the struggle to make a better life in a foreign country. The Happiest Refugee is a memoir written by Anh Do which was first published on the 1st of August in 2010. It is regarded as one of the most influential and well-received novels in the world of literature for its great insight on the...
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  • Refugee Programming - 6621 Words
    University of san carlos –technological center | TERRA-MUNUS | Planning and Programming | Advisers:Arch’t. Lara Arch’t. Solis Arch’t. Valenzona | Members:Chan, Keith Omandam, Jonathan Tan, William Wilbur Jan C. | 1/30/2013 | Terra-Munus is a proposed refugee community in Leyte to prepare the people for whatever the calamities may come to the island. It will be a settlement built to house the misfortunate people who are hit by various...
    6,621 Words | 24 Pages
  • Refugee Blues - 1266 Words
    Auden’s ‘Refugee Blues’ laments the plight of the Jews who were forced to flee Europe when the Holocaust started and they were rounded up and killed or imprisoned under the cruel regime of Hitler. The poem starts with a narrator, who is later revealed to be a German Jew, describing a large city which is home to ten million people some of whom are well off and live in luxurious large houses while others make do in slums and shabby houses. Yet, the narrator tells the person with him, presumably a...
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  • Refugee Blues - 453 Words
    Positive Image | Negative Image | Effect | Some are living in mansions | Some are living in holes | This shows that while some people are very well off, others, like the refugees, have nowhere decent to live. | Evert spring it blossoms a new | Old passports cant do that | A tree can grow but a passport cant | Saw a poodle in a jacket fastened with a pin | But they weren’t German Jews my dear | Saying how pets get more luxuries then them | Saw fish swimming as if they were free | Only ten...
    453 Words | 2 Pages
  • The Happiest Refugee - 1205 Words
    Anh Do’s story is a timely reminder of the plight of refugee in our country. Discuss the Happiest Refugee in the light of Do’s universal message about the suffering of human beings during times of war and the struggle to make a better life in a foreign country. The Happiest Refugee is a memoir written by Anh Do which was first published on the 1st of August in 2010. It is regarded as one of the most influential and well-received novels in the world of literature for its great insight on the...
    1,205 Words | 3 Pages
  • Refugee Letter - 410 Words
    1796 Masaki Chole Road Dar es Salaam, Tanzania December 4, 2009 President Jakaya Mlisho Kikwete Old Bagamoyo Road P.O box 686 Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Dear Jakaya Mlisho Kikwete: My name is Arjun Rajesh Davda; I am a student at the international school of Tanzania. I am writing you this letter to express my deep concern and dismay regarding the topic refugees in Tanzania. More than 35.000 refugees come from Burundi every year living in the town Mtabila, where there is an established...
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  • Refugee Law - 1150 Words
    Refugee law is the branch of international law which deals with the rights and protection of refugees. It is related to, but distinct from, international human rights law and international humanitarian law, which deal respectively with human rights in general, and the conduct of war in particular. Refugee law encompasses customary law, peremptory norms, and international legal instruments. The only international instrument is the UN Convention, with an optional Protocol, while various regional...
    1,150 Words | 4 Pages
  • refugee blues - 1094 Words
    Analysis Refugee Blues "Refugee Blues" is a poem written by the U.S-British poet W. H. Auden in March 1939. This poem is set in 1930′s when Nazi people were prosecuted the Jewish people. Refugees were people who were driven out of their home or country because of war. Blues is a slow, sad, rhythmic music developed by black Americans. The poem dramatizes the condition of Jewish refugees from Nazi Germany in the years before World War II, especially the indifference and antagonism they faced...
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  • Refugee Mother and Child - 619 Words
    English Commentary Refugee Mother and Child From the beginning of this poem ( the title) to the end of the poem we can feel a sense of pain that the son undergoes as well as the pain and love a mother of a refugee also goes through. In this poem- Refugee mother and her child, Chinua Achebe starts off with a very melancholy tone as we are made to imagine the sorrow in a mother’s heart as she would soon have to forget and let go of her dying son. Achebe begins with a bond of affection by...
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  • Refugees World Refugee - 1017 Words
    Introduction The term refugee is defined in 1951 Convention of Refugees. Article 1 of the Convention defines a refugee as: ¡§A person who is outside his/her country of nationality or habitual residence; has a well-founded fear of persecution because of his/her race, religion, nationality, membership in a particular social group or political opinion; and is unable or unwilling to avail himself/herself of the protection of that country, or to return there for fear of persecution¡¨ (p. 6). When...
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  • DIfference between IDP and Refugee
    IDPs 1. Difference between IDPs and refugees There are 200 million IDPs in the world, there is growing concern that despite the magnitude of the problem there exists no legal regime for it. Challenges which are there are Of providing material assistance And ensuring the protection and respect for the fundamental rights of the IDPs. It is important to distinguish between the IDP and the refugee. The first element which distinguishes the refugee from IDP is that: the claimant...
    1,728 Words | 8 Pages
  • Refugees: Refugee and Asylum Seekers
    Refugees, Asylum Seekers & Detention Centres 1.Do you think Australia is a ‘just’ society? Why/Why not? Australia is a just society in a way. As Australia does let in refugees into the country but not let in asylum seekers even though they have rights. 2.Define the terms: Refugees, Asylum Seekers & Detention Centres. Asylum Seekers: An asylum seeker has unauthorized entry. Refugees: Someone who is entitled to enter a country, they have documents. Detention Centers: Where refugees are...
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  • English Refugee Monologue - 874 Words
    When I came to Australia I had to leave behind my mother and two brothers, they are still in the refugee camp in Chad, neighbouring Sudan, where I spent 14 months before my papers were finalized to come to Australia. My family and I had been forced into the refugee camp in February 2004 when my father was killed by pro-government Arab militia, called the Janjaweed, who were carrying out massacres against black Muslims in my home of Darfur in western Sudan. They called these killings “ethnic...
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  • Religion Refugee Speech - 1005 Words
    Good morning/afternoon fellow students, teachers and guests on World Refugee Day 2013. Today I am here to talk to you about a topic which I am sure you all have heard about as a hot topic on the news and it is Refugees in Detention Centers in Australia. The theme of my speech will be about ‘Social justice is equal and fair distribution of social values, such as freedom, income and wealth and the opportunity to take part in society’. I will outline and describe the different situations and...
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  • Refugee Protection in India - 7674 Words
    When the politics of non-entrée collide with the principle of non-refoulement Idil Atak Introduction Under traditional international law, States have a sovereign right to allow or refuse entrance of foreigners on their territory, to impose conditions to their entry, and to expel them from their territory. In accordance with their duty to protect the lives and the security of the public, States also have a legitimate interest in controlling irregular migration[1]. States are devoting...
    7,674 Words | 23 Pages
  • Immigration and refugee law - 3123 Words
     Refugees 1) Introduction Today we are going to talk about refugees, refugee law and all the issues related to refugees. A refugee is a person who is outside his or her country of origin or habitual residence because they have suffered persecution on account of race, religion, nationality, political opinion, because of being a member of a persecuted 'social group' or because they are fleeing a war. Such a person may be called an 'asylum seeker' until recognized by the state where they...
    3,123 Words | 10 Pages
  • Syrian refugee essay - 930 Words
    CANADA AND SYRIAN REFUGEES “Our compassion and fairness are a source of great pride for Canadians”, proudly stated by Citizenship and Immigration of Canada on its refugee system.There is no doubt that Canada has been a leader in refugee resettlement programs. Its outstanding and effective protection for Vietnamese “boat people” after Vietnam war gained Canada great respect from global community, and ever since, Canada is known as the most “refugee-friendly” country in the world. However, the...
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  • Refugee - by Alan Sunderland
    Analytical Response – Refugee Refugee, a novel by Alan Sunderland conveys the horrific qualities of Australia by showing us the view of a 12-year-old boy, a refugee who has to live in a detention centre for 12 months in the Australian outback. Sunderland condemns the fact that Australia has closed doors and is not letting refugees into its world. Sunderland encourages the reader to feel empathy for the plight of those seeking refuge from other countries and exhorts us to embrace an Australian...
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  • Syria Refugee Crisis - 898 Words
    Elisabeth Novak 260581648 INTD 200 The Syrian Refugee Crisis: Canada is Not Playing its Role. The Syrian civil war originating in 2011 has put millions in perilous situations, now involving most of the international community. With approximately 6.5 million people internally displaced, and millions more fleeing the country as refugees or seeking refugee status, the Syrian war has become a worldwide refugee crisis, in desperate need of international help1. Over the past couple decades, Canada...
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  • The Happiest Refugee by Anh Do
    DRAFT 1 Writers always have a reason or purpose for writing stories. “The Happiest Refugee”, written by Anh Do, is a memoir describing his family’s journey from Vietnam to Australia, heartbreaking struggles in his life, and how he became such a well-known comedian. He uses comedy to lighten serious issues and shows the best of his life living in a dominant white society. He makes readers more aware of Vietnamese refugees, how they are not taking this country for granted, and breaks the...
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  • Report on Refugee Rights in Australia
    Background of Refugee Rights Political Movement Since 2000, both the refugee rights political movement in Australia as a whole as well as the Australian National Committee on Refugee Women (ANCORW) have primarily been focused on key issues such as the differential treatment of asylum seekers based on how they arrived in Australia or apply for protection, the Pacific and Malaysian solution, the detention of asylum seekers and combating the view that boat arrivals are not ‘genuine...
    1,307 Words | 4 Pages
  • Environmental Impact Of Rwandan Refugee
    How has the environment of Zaire been affected by the refugees of the Rwandan genocide? The mass movement of about 2 million Rwandan refugees to Zaire occurred in 1994. The refugees moved not only to Zaire, but they also moved to Burundi, Tanzania and Uganda. Kivu, where the majority of the Rwandan refugees were located, was already the most overpopulated region in Zaire. After the refugees moved in, the population was estimated at 8 million, nearly 2 million more than the earlier population....
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  • Bhutanese Refugee in Nepal - 37434 Words
    A STUDY ON Bhutanese Refugee in Nepal M.Sc. Part - 2 Examination Paper - 9 and 10 Human Rights Department University of Calcutta Name: Rupak Ghosh Roll __91/HRT___ No.___050011___ Registration Number: 011543 of 2000 - 2001 Acknowledgements It would not have been possible for me to carry out out this study without the encouragement and assistance of my friends. I owe a large measure of gratitude to the people of the refugee community. I am thankful to the Mr. D.P. Kafley and other...
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  • Chechen Refugee Camps and Education
     Chechen Refugee Camps and Education 620/ PSYCH April 14, 2014 Dr. Neysa Hatcher Chechen Refugee Camps and Education The creation of schools is one of the leading ways to produce hope and stability in refugee camps. Many would love to go to school because, currently they have no other option, but to teach themselves. Refugees can recall having great memories of their past school experiences, which they use as motivation to continue to learn. On account of my involvement with...
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  • THESIS paper on refugee problem of bangladesh
     Chapter 1 INTRODUCTION 1.1 Introduction The Convention and the Protocol relating to the Status of Refugees define a refugee as a person who “owing to a well-founded fear of being persecuted for reasons of race, religion, nationality, membership of a particular social group, or political opinion, is outside the country of his nationality, and is unable to or, owing to such fear, is unwilling to avail himself of the protection of that country"1 A refugee is a person who is outside...
    10,719 Words | 30 Pages
  • The Syrian Refugee Crisis- Student Resolution
    FORUM: General Assembly ISSUE: The Syrian refugee crisis MAIN SUBMITTED BY: The Russian Federation The General Assembly, _Acknowledging_ the fact that the civil war in Syria is affecting the neighboring countries, _Recognizing_ the efforts of Lebanon, Jordan, Turkey, Iraq, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and other countries receiving over 2 million refugees, _Fully Alarmed by_ the fact that the civil war has been spread to Lebanon and could further be spread, _Fully Aware_ by the fact that many...
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  • Narrative and Systemic Approaches with Refugee Populations
     Narrative and Systemic Approaches with Refugee Populations Colleen Cummings SOWK 5208 - 090 August 7, 2013 Narrative and Systemic Approaches with Refugee Populations In today’s world millions of displaced people have had to flee or have been forced to leave their homes. These people may be internally displaced within their own borders or living in another country with refugee status, having left due to war,...
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  • I Born In Refugee Camp In Nepal
    A person who does not have own home country and is settled down in another country, who is dependent on the government for water, food, shelter, and education, is known as a Refugee. Nepal has lots of these kinds of Refugee camps. I was born in camp, and while there, I had a lot of struggles just to survive. My parents are from Bhutan. One day the Bhutanese government exiled about more than one hundred thousand citizens, which ...
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  • Bhutanese Refugee in Nepal: Problems and Challenges
    TABLE OF CONTENTS ACKNOWLEDGMENT LETTER OF RECOMENDITION ACRONYMS AND ABBREVATION TABLE OF CONTENTS Chapter 1: Introduction 1.1 General background I 1.2 Statement of the Problem I 1.3 Objective of the Study II 1.4 Significance of the Study II 1.5 Literature Review II 1.6 Limitation of the Study II 1.7 Research Methodology III 1.8 Organization of the study III Chapter 2: History survey of Bhutanese Refugee problem 2.1 Emergence of Bhutanese...
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  • Consequences of Refugee Flow and Mixed Migration
    Consequences of Refugee Flow and Mixed Migration ABSTRACT There are 214 million estimated numbers of international migrants worldwide. In 2010, there were 15.2 million refugees around the world (IOM, 2010). There are as many factors responsible for this large number as there are impacts. The impacts can be viewed as it relates to the migrants and the refugees themselves as well as it relates to transit communities, host communities in particular and Host countries in general. The dominant...
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  • Critical Reflection- Programming for Refugee Students
     Critical Reflection: Programming for Refugee Students In the document entitled Building Hope: Appropriate Programming for Adolescent and Young Adult Newcomers of War-Affected Backgrounds and Manitoba Schools, released by MacKay and Tavares (2005) from Manitoba Education, Citizenship and Youth, MacKay and Tavares assert that: “there is a lack of programming for war affected children which leads to...
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  • Climate Change and Climate Refugee Issues Bangladesh Case
    Global Governance In Climate Change and Climate Refugee Issues Bangladesh Case Course No. Gov 505 Supervisor: Professor Dr. Emdad ul Haque Programme Coordinator & Course Coordinator MAGD Program, BRAC University Bangladesh Submitted by Muhammad Shahanoor Alam Roll No 08272011 Semester # 2 Batch # 3 Master of Arts in Governance and Development |[pic] | |[pic]...
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  • Australia: Refugee Crime Wave Nothing but Hogwash
    Refugee crime wave nothing but hogwash The debate of increasing Australia’s refugee intake has created much controversy which condemns migrants for contributing to an increase in crime rates. This issue has stirred much debate within the Australian media with certain individuals believing this conviction to be true, others such as Sinclair Davidson seek to elucidate the manipulative nature of authorities who he deems, are advantageously using this topic of concern to garner support for their...
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  • How Is the Figure of the Refugee Represented in Abdulrazak Gurnah's by the Sea?
    Analyse the Representation of the Figure of the Refugee in Abdulrazak Gurnah’s By the Sea The purpose of this essay is to examine Abdulrazak Gurnah’s presentation of the refugee through the individual identity of the novel’s protagonist, Saleh Omar. While there is a wealth of criticism across the genre of contemporary diasporic literature as a whole, relatively little research has been conducted on By the Sea specifically. This essay will therefore seek to provide a close reading of the...
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  • 1951 Refugee Convetions; Importance in Protecting Regugees
    In what way is the 1951 Refugee Convention (and 1967 Protocol) important in protecting refugees today? Refer to specific measures and rights outlined in the Convention and the Protocol. The States that signed the 1951 Refugee Convention agreed to assist and protect the refugees and helping them to a new start.[1] What this mean and how it is important, this essay will give attempt to discuss by looking at some of its articles and then move on to an example of where and how it has been...
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  • Characteristics of Refugee Students and Effects of Trauma on Education
    Working with Refugee Students in Secondary Schools A Counselor’s Companion 1 Minnesota Department of Education English Language Learner Programs 2010 Working with Refugee Students in Secondary Schools A Counselor’s Companion Today’s challenge is to find ways to nourish the spirit of the “world’s children” in our lives and teach them skills for dealing with the ever-increasing demands of a stressful and complicated world, and life itself. Myla and Jon Kabat-Zinn Everyday...
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  • Disabled: World War Ii and Refugee Blues
    Compare the loss of a soldier in “Disabled” by Wilfred Owen to that of civilian in “Refugee Blues” by W.H Auden The poem “Disabled” written by Wilfred Owen speaks about the affects of war and the tragic loss of an individual who happens to be a soldier. The poem contains many connotations of loss, tragedy, cruelty, depression and the contrasting point of view from different people towards the person. However, the poem “Refugee Blues” is also based on the theme of war, and talks about many...
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  • Refugees: Human Rights and Largest Refugee Populations
    Refugees Part A. Sadly and commonly throughout the world of today with its immense technology, and stature lies an ever growing and simple problem soon becoming an epidemic. Through tyranny styled governments, ignorance and even a lack of awareness and care sits 20 million refugees thrown from their countries simply because it is not safe, to a place where they are unknown. These people are children, mothers and fathers dying endlessly with nowhere to go and without a future. Under...
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  • Advantages and Disadvantages of Refugee Movements to both Recieving and Losing Countries
    Mass population movements were a major feature of the 20th century; armed conflicts have increasingly targeted civilians and led to enforced migration. No area of the world has been spared - from Indonesia to Sierra Leone, Bosnia to Nicaragua - forming groups of people that we now called Refugees. A Refugee is someone who has fled his or her country because he or she fears persecution based on race, religion, nationality, social group, or political opinion. The definition is sometimes expanded...
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  • A Review of Outcasts United: The Story of a Refugee Soccer Team That Changed a Town
    Outcasts united The story of a refugee cocker Team that changed a town Warrant St. John Published in USA, Apr 2009,320 pages. About this Book Outcasts United is the story of a refugee soccer team, a remarkable woman coach and a Small southern town turned upside down by the process of refugee resettlement. In the 1990s, that town, Clarkston, Georgia, became a resettlement center for refugees And a modern-day Ellis Island for scores of families from war zones...
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  • Compare and Contrast Auden’s and Faulks’ Use of Detail Establish a Feeling of Alienation in ‘Refugee Blues’ and ‘the Last Night’
    Compare and contrast Auden’s and Faulks’ use of detail establish a feeling of alienation in ‘Refugee Blues’ and ‘The Last Night’ Both Sebastian Faulks and W. H. Auden write about the tales of Jewish refugees living in the time of holocaust during WW2 in their two pieces, ‘The Last Night’ and ‘Refugee Blues’. By using literary techniques such as imagery and tone both writers, Auden and Gray create a sense of alienation for the characters portrayed in their writing. Both Auden and Gray create a...
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  • Refugees in Canada - 4189 Words
    Background The year 1976 marked the first time that refugees stopped being dealt with on an ad-hoc basis, meaning they had been dealt with on an individual level, rather than having resolutions created to fit a general problem – resolutions and claims designed so that they could be adapted and manipulated in order to become more useful. The implementation of the 1976 Immigration Act saw the creation of a determination process for refugees seeking refugee status from beyond Canadian borders....
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  • Economics as a Social Science - 1241 Words
    Asylum Seekers: A Political Economic Analysis The arrival of asylum seeker by boat is of great debate in Australian politics. A vast number of competing aspects and differences of opinion makes the issue exceptionally complex and difficult to analyse. The core issues including a brief description of the problem, why the problem exists, the winners and losers of the current situation, why it matters and what can be done to improve the situation will be analysed in this essay. The...
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  • Contemporary Social Issues - 1852 Words
     This essay will discuss the history of asylum seekers coming to Australia’s shores and explore most recent guidelines in relation to the issues surrounding new arrivals of asylum seekers. It will also provide an overview on the attitudes towards asylum seekers within Australia as part of encouraging integration of people from different cultures. This paper also will intend to address the issues asylum seekers and refugees are facing in Australia. The...
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  • Research Paper - 5162 Words
    DECEMBER 2007 IPCS Research Papers National Refugee Law for India: Benefits and Roadblocks Arjun Nair Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies New De-lihi, INDIA © 2007, Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies (IPCS) The Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies is not responsible for the facts, views or opinion expressed by the author. The Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies (IPCS), established in August 1996, is an independent think tank devoted to research on peace and security...
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  • Hazards in Puberty - 3196 Words
    Conclusion on Children at Risk No. 107 (LVIII) - 2007 EXCOM Conclusions, 5 October 2007 The Executive Committee, Recalling its Conclusions Nos. 47 (XXXVIII), 59 (XL) and 84 (XLVIII), specifically on refugee children and/or adolescents, Conclusion No. 105 (LVI) on Women and Girls at Risk, Conclusion No. 106 (LVI) on Identification, Prevention and Reduction of Statelessness and Protection of Stateless Persons, Conclusion No. 94 (LIII) on the Civilian and Humanitarian Character of Asylum,...
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  • Only the Heart - 887 Words
    Only the Heart is a dramatic, exciting, thought-provoking novel co-authored by Brian Caswell and David Phu An Chiem. Told by multiple narrators, Only the Heart is the journey of a family through hope and despair, war and peace, in search of a dream. The novel opens in 1986 in Sydney Australia, where the Vo family welcomes the arrival of Grandma. The picture then immediately flashes back to the 1970’s when the Vietnam Was has just ended. The Vo family escapes from their hometown on fishing...
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  • Asylum Seekers Speech - 750 Words
    Asylum Seeker In today’s society we are safe; we can go outside and not have any worries about our safety. In Australia we have the freedom of speech; we have the right to elect our Prime Ministers. And we are very fortunate that we live in Australia and yet we all seem to take it for granted, is that because we are naive or just stupid? We Australians are a multicultural, we have different types of races in different suburbs in different cities, and yet we act like we all share the same...
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  • Hindu Nationalism - 2450 Words
    Sanjeev Kumar (2012): ‘Sangh Parivar and the Bhutanese Refugees: Constructing a Hindu Diaspora in the US’ in John Zavos, Pralay Kanungo, Deepa S. Reddy, Maya Warrier and Raymond B. Williams (Eds.) Public Hinduism, Sage Publications Sangh Parivar and the Bhutanese Refugees: Constructing a Hindu Diaspora in the US By Sanjeev Kumar I happened to meet Bhutanese refugees of Nepali origin for the first time at a Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh (HSS) camp in Tampa, Florida in December 2008. These...
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  • mental health of refugees in europe
    Mental Health of Refugees in Europe Research Paper Course „Notfall­ und Katastrophenpsychologie“ with Dipl. Psych. Susanne Deimling Akkon University for Human Science Melanie Jean Waetke Matriculationnumber 3122024 Submission deadline 30.03.2014 Melanie J. Waetke, Katastrophenpsychologie Mental Health of Refugees in Europe 1. Instruction 2. Facts about displaced People 3. Refugees in Europe 4. Reasons for migration 5. Rights of refugees 6. Mental health of refugees...
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  • Sociology of Migration - 1677 Words
    Sociology of Migration “Discuss the treatment of asylum seekers living in Direct Provision Centres in Ireland.” Last year in Ireland, 2011, the number of applications for asylum seekers was just a mere 1,250. This has been the lowest number recorded in ten years. Between the years of 1992 and 2007, the total number of applications was an astonishing 76,513. These figures demonstrate the large number of asylum seekers on a quest for refuge in Ireland. This essay will demonstrate and...
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  • The Unhcr - 13417 Words
    I.Hypothesis and Rationale A). Hypotheis * UNHCR responds to the challenges in the protection of the refugees by increasing the cooperation resulting in the uplift conditions of Refugees today. B). Rationale * The world politics is now full of tensions, complexities, and chaotic. As we can see from the recent crisis for example, Libya (March 2011). Immediately, the number of more than 200,000 people had fled from Libya, mostly migrant workers from Egypt and Tunisia but...
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  • The Impact of Refugees on Host Countries
    “THE IMPACT OF RFUGEES ON HOST COUNTARIES” WITH REFRENCE TO THE AFGHAN REFUGEES IN PAKISTAN Contents WHAT IS A REFUGEE? 2 THE AFGHAN REFUGEES IN PAKISTAN. 2 IMPACT ON THE ECONOMY. 3 SOCIAL IMPLICATIONS 4 POLITICAL IMPLICATION 4 ENVIORMENTAL IMPLICATIONS 5 SOCIOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVES 5  CONFLICT PERSPECTIVE 5  FUNCTIONALIST PERPECTIVE 6 CONCLUSION 6 BIBILOGRAPHY 7 WHAT IS A REFUGEE? According to the 1951 Refugee Convention the United Nations defines a refugee...
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  • Internally Displaced Person - 4664 Words
    Preamble: For decades, they were largely ignored and forgotten, but together they probably comprise the world‟s largest group of vulnerable people. Currently, there are an estimated 30 million of them in at least 50 countries living amidst war and persecution. They have little legal or physical protection and a very uncertain future – outcasts in their own countries. Bureaucratically, they are described as IDPs – or „internally displaced persons.‟ In the real world, they are civilians, mostly...
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  • Afghan Asylum Seekers in Australia
    Afghanistan is a war torn country located in central Asia. There are currently approximately 319, 000 internally displaced people in Afghanistan. (Encyclopedia of the Nations, 2012) The poverty is extreme, there are frequent natural disasters that tear down cities and villages, (Refugees International, 2001) and the people are in continual danger of violence. This violence includes constant suicide bombings, ambushes, abductions and rocket attacks. In 2009 there were at least 12 of these...
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  • Advantages and Disadvantages of Tncs - 1260 Words
    ransnational Corporation is a firm which owns or controls production facilities in more than one country through direct foreign investment. Despite TNCs growing most rapidly in the 1960s the foundations were laid in the inter-war period, notable examples being that of Ford, Phillips and Vauxhall. Around 90% of TNCs are based in MEDCs. I will discuss social, economic and environmental advantages and disadvantages of TNCs. There is a number of benefits in which TNCs create economically, one of...
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  • Social Impact of Armed Conflict in Nepal
    Social Impact of Armed Conflict in Nepal Cause and Impact Ms. Anjana Shakya Research Team Leader SIRF 2006 Submitted: May 6, 2009 Social Impact of Armed Conflict in Nepal – Cause and Impact 0 Foreword This research process has been not only a project or academic exercise but a journey into acquiring knowledge and building relationships too. Personally this has been an opportunity for me to work on the issue of importance, inclusion which I have been working on since 1994 from the...
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  • manus island - 1603 Words
    The truth about Manus Island: 2013 report 11 December 2013, 12:36PM In November 2013 Amnesty International visited the Manus Island Processing Centre. Our new report, This is Breaking People: Human Rights Violations at Australia’s Asylum Seeker Processing Centre on Manus Island, Papua New Guinea, uncovers the truth about Manus Island and the degrading conditions in which asylum seekers are forced to live. Keep reading to discover the things you should know Manus Island but don’t get to...
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  • Is Australia a Racist Country?
    Racism is discrimination or abusive behaviour towards another race or religion. Australia is a very young multicultural country where at hand is strong evidence to suggest that Australia is racist, and in contrast there are many examples that support this questions that we humans beings can live in peace and harmony with all Australians. According to the ABCDiamond The proportion of the population of Australians born overseas is quoted “over one quarter of Australians were born overseas”. This...
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  • Satirical cartoon analysis - 606 Words
    Welcome, everyone to my session of the current affairs week conference. Today I will be analyzing an Australian Political cartoon targeting a current issue- Tony Abbott and his Asylum seeker policy I have chosen a relevant cartoon by Cathy Wilcox, published in the Sydney Morning Herald on the 22nd of December 2013. I’ll firstly outline the cartoon’s contextual information, after which I’ll explore the satirical elements used by Wilcox to persuade the readers of her perspective. Finishing...
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  • Persuasive on Asylum Seekers - 800 Words
    “This is a humanitarian, decent country,” said Mr. John Howard back in 2001, this statement was coincidentally made during the time in which 438 Afghan asylum seekers were refused permission to enter Australian waters. Arriving in a cargo vessel, the MV Tampa, after almost sinking in an Indonesian boat, the captain of the Tampa claimed that he had saved the asylum seekers’ lives at the request of the Australian Search and Rescue authorities, so why was it that the Tampa was told to turn back?...
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  • Concept of Asylum - 2920 Words
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