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- DocumentEuropean University Institute, Italy, 2015As the migrant crisis escalates at Europe’s borders, the Gulf States have been blamed for having offered “zero resettlement” to Syrian refugees. In response to these statements, some Gulf States claim that they have actually relaxed their entry and residency laws to accommodate sizeable numbers of Syrian nationals since the start of the conflict.DocumentEuropean University Institute, Italy, 2009This paper tackles the issue of Palestinian refugees in host Arab States, their legal status and rights.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2004In the City of Zamboanga, the increase in growth rate during the first half of the decade (1990-1995) can be attributed to the net migration rate. This plus the rapid urbanization, has brought about positive and negative results, particularly on service delivery, resource mobilization and social concerns.Document
Mexico: a moment of opportunity, increasing transparency and accountability in the extractive industries2012Mexico’s oil and mining sectors are highly significant sources of economic development for the country with profound impact on the daily lives of the nation’s people. It is therefore crucial to have timely, comprehensive information that allows citizens to hold the government and companies accountable.Document
No Man’s Lands? Extractive activity, territory, and scial unrest in the Peruvian Amazon: the Cenepa riverInternational Land Coalition, 2012This case study shows how the activities of a large foreign-invested mining company on land held by the Awajun community in the northern forests of Peru have led to a characteristic cycle of state permissiveness in granting mining concessions, thus leading to social conflict.DocumentGerman Institute of Global and Area Studies, 2013This Working Paper from the German Institute of Global and Area Studies argues that new legislation in Peru will not help to turn prior consultations into a tool for conflict resolution as long as the normative framework itself is contested and the necessary basic conditions are not in place.DocumentOverseas Development Institute, 2000This paper is concerned with the principles of humanitarian action. It examines the efforts by international organisations to operationalise codes of conduct.DocumentNew England Journal of Medicine, 2013The effects of armed conflict and natural disasters on global public health are widespread. Much progress has been made in the technical quality, normative coherence, and efficiency of the health care response. But action after the fact remains insufficient.DocumentHumanitarian Practice Network, ODI, 2005Mortality data, properly collected, interpreted and used, have much to contribute to the appropriateness and effectiveness of humanitarian action in emergencies, and to advocacy on behalf of populations in crises.Document
A standardized health information system for refugee settings: rationale, challenges and the way forwardWorld Health Organization, 2010This paper discusses the rationale for establishing a refugee health information system (HIS) in countries that host camp-based refugee populations. It attempts to dispel a common misconception that refugee and national HIS are two competing and incompatible alternatives. Instead it describes how a refugee HIS can be used to support data management within host government systems.