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International Conference (special section): External and Internal Displacement – Impacts and Lessons Learned from Resettlement Processes

The Regional Studies Association, an international institution based in England, is organizing a special session entitled “External and Internal Displacement: Impacts and Lessons Learned from Resettlement Processes” in the conference: “New Pressures on Cities and Regions” to be held in … Continue reading

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Worldwide displacement at all time high of 60 million people

Wars, conflict and persecution have forced more people than at any other time since records began to flee their homes and seek refuge and safety elsewhere, according to a new report from UNHCR. UNHCR’s annual Global Trends Report: World at … Continue reading

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UNHCR announces 2014 Nansen Refugee Award winner

The 2014 winner of UNHCR’s Nansen Refugee Award is the Colombian women’s rights group, Red Mariposas de Alas Nuevas Construyendo Futuro – or Butterflies with New Wings Building a Future (Butterflies), whose members risk their lives to help survivors of forced displacement … Continue reading

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IDMC: A record 33.3 million internally displaced in 2013

news On 14 May 2014, the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) issued a report in which it says that 33.3 million people were internally displaced at the end of 2013 due to conflict and violence. This equates to a staggering increase of … Continue reading

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