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22 Sep 2010 description

Workshop report

International workshop 22 September 2010

Aim

Although faith communities and faith-based organisations (FBOs) are often at the forefront of humanitarian responses to people affected by conflict, crisis and forced migration across the globe, little is known about the scale, nature and impacts of their interventions. This international workshop brought together scholars, practitioners and forced migrants from different faith perspectives and diverse disciplinary backgrounds to explore the motivations and practices of faith communities and FBOs in their response to …

03 May 2010 description

WORKING PAPER SERIES NO. 63

Linnea Bergholm

linnea.bergholm@gmail.com

May 2010

Refugee Studies Centre

Oxford Department of International Development

University of Oxford

Introduction

This paper1 examines the nature of the relationship between the African Union (AU) and the United Nations (UN) in the field of protection of civilians in armed conflicts.

30 Nov 2005 description

by Judy McCallum and Gizenga Yemba Willow
(Fellowship for African Relief (FAR) is working to address the needs of IDPs at key points along the returnee route.)

Provision of services along the whole returnee route is critical to the return process: at points of displacement (such as Khartoum and Kosti IDP camps and squatter areas), at key transition points which IDPs will pass through to return home (Kosti ferry embarkation) and at destination points (such as Northern Upper Nile and the Nuba mountains).

30 Nov 2005 description

by Mathijs Le Rutte