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The Post‐Cold War Era and the UNHCR Under Sadako Ogata

Gil Loescher

in The UNHCR and World Politics: A Perilous Path

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246915
eISBN:
9780191599781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246912.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The 1990s ushered in a new era in which humanitarian issues played a historically unprecedented role in international politics. Refugee movements in northern Iraq, Somalia, former Yugoslavia, and ... More


Varieties of Refugee Concerns: The Beginnings of a Policy Toolbox

Arthur C. Helton

in The Price of Indifference: Refugees and Humanitarian Action in the New Century

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250318
eISBN:
9780191599477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250316.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The refugee policy toolbox includes such remedies as territorial asylum, local integration in countries of asylum, and resettlement abroad, as well as new variations on these themes. Efforts at ... More


Toward the Future: The UNHCR in the Twenty‐First Century

Gil Loescher

in The UNHCR and World Politics: A Perilous Path

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246915
eISBN:
9780191599781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246912.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

A key focus is the organizational culture and effectiveness of UNHCR as the principal protection agency for refugees. UNHCR functions with an imperfect mandate, under circumstances necessitating ... More


The Cold War Origins of the UNHCR Under Gerrit Jan van Heuven Goedhart

Gil Loescher

in The UNHCR and World Politics: A Perilous Path

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246915
eISBN:
9780191599781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246912.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

UNHCR was created with a mandate for refugee protection and to provide solutions to refugee problems, but with practically no funds with which to carry out these functions. Despite the inauspicious ... More


The Impact of Safe Third Country Practices on Inter-State Relations

Agnès Hurwitz

in The Collective Responsibility of States to Protect Refugees

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199278381
eISBN:
9780191706998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278381.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Public International Law

This chapter examines how safe third country practices and related arrangements impinge on the international refugee regime. The first question raised in this chapter is the extent to which a State ... More


International Supervision

Agnès Hurwitz

in The Collective Responsibility of States to Protect Refugees

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199278381
eISBN:
9780191706998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278381.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Public International Law

Having highlighted the many protection challenges arising from the implementation of safe third country practices, and the limitations of EU judicial supervision, this chapter examines whether and ... More


Origins and Developments of Arrangements to Allocate Responsibility for the Protection of Refugees

Agnès Hurwitz

in The Collective Responsibility of States to Protect Refugees

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199278381
eISBN:
9780191706998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278381.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Public International Law

This chapter recalls the historical background to the development of responsibility allocation and safe third country practices. It begins with an overview of the fundamental concepts and instruments ... More


Denial of Refugee Protection for Stateless Persons: Cessation of and Exclusion from Protection

Michelle Foster and Hélène Lambert

in International Refugee Law and the Protection of Stateless Persons

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198796015
eISBN:
9780191837197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796015.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Chapter 6 considers in what circumstances a stateless person may cease to be entitled to protection or indeed excluded from refugee protection. It begins by examining in what situations Article 1C of ... More


David and Goliath: Children’s Unequal Battle for Refugee Protection

Jacqueline Bhabha

in Child Migration and Human Rights in a Global Age

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691169101
eISBN:
9781400850167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169101.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the obstacles faced by children in their quest for refugee protection, asking why the commonsense expectation that child asylum seekers would be treated generously—indeed more ... More


Refugees and Other Necessitous Migrants

Sarah Song

in Immigration and Democracy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190909222
eISBN:
9780190909253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190909222.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Chapter 7 considers the substance of immigration policy. It argues that the duty to protect refugees and other forcibly displaced migrants is a moral constraint on the state’s right to control ... More


Navigating between Refugee Protection and State Sovereignty: Legitimating the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

Ellen Reichel

in International Organizations under Pressure: Legitimating Global Governance in Challenging Times

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198837893
eISBN:
9780191874499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198837893.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The chapter reconstructs major changes in the ways in which the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has been legitimated over the past four decades. First, we observe ... More


Access to Protection

Cathryn Costello

in The Human Rights of Migrants and Refugees in European Law

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199644742
eISBN:
9780191741128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644742.003.0006
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter explores issues of access to protection. Refugee protection depends, in practice, on access to a place of refuge. Border controls have been extended and intensified, so that safe access ... More


Introduction

Alexander Betts

in Survival Migration: Failed Governance and the Crisis of Displacement

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451065
eISBN:
9780801468964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451065.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This introductory chapter explains the rationale for the book's examination of six host country cases: Zimbabweans in South Africa and Botswana, Congolese in Angola and Tanzania, and Somalis in Kenya ... More


The Regional Law of Refugee Protection in Africa

Marina Sharpe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198826224
eISBN:
9780191865169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826224.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This book analyses the legal framework for refugee protection in Africa, including both refugee and human rights law as well as treaty and institutional elements. The regime is addressed in two ... More


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