7 entries found
Sort by: Latest |Relevance
02 Sep 2009 description

Policy recommendations

- UNHCR should take stronger leadership in pressing governments to find and implement solutions for stateless persons and urge all countries, including the U.S., to become party and adhere to the statelessness conventions.

- H.E. the Amir of Kuwait and the Parliament should formalize and implement a plan to secure the civil and political rights to which every person is entitled.

11 Mar 2009 description

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

The world community is no longer silent about statelessness. In recent years, countries such as Bangladesh, Estonia, Mauritania, Nepal, and Sri Lanka have made significant strides to protect the rights of stateless persons. The response of the United Nations (UN) has improved. Non-governmental agencies, legal experts, affected individuals, and others are joining forces to gather more accurate information and reduce the incidence of this often overlooked global phenomenon. Media attention has increased.

07 Jan 2009 description

Policy recommendations

- The UN Secretariat must conduct a broad review of the UNMIS military and civilian protection role, emphasize the need for UNMIS to take a more proactive stance towards protecting civilians, and provide guidance to military peacekeepers on protection tasks.

- DPKO must renegotiate agreements with troop-contributing countries to include a civilian protection role.

- UNMIS senior leadership must bring together all agencies --- its own units, UN agencies, and NGOs --- involved in protection activities in the north, the contested areas, and the south to …

10 Mar 2003 description

Press Release from the IRC, JRS, RI and USCR

20 Sep 2000 description

Testimony by Joel R. Charny Vice President for Policy, Refugees International To the House Committee on International Relations Subcommittee on International Operations and Human Rights

23 Jun 2000 description

Refugee & Relief Alert: Newsletter of Refugees International