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    Tibetan Women Oppression and Discrimination in occupied Tibet

    Office of Tibet, Government of Tibet in Exile, 1999
    Report highlights the particular concerns of Tibetan women inside Tibet and those living as refugees in exile. This report also ncludes a list of recommendations which, it is hoped, will serve as inputs to thediscussions for the Draft Platform.
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    Emergency Water Sources: Guidelines for selection and treatment (3rd Ed).

    Water Engineering and Development Centre, 2004
    These guidelines have been designed to help those involved in the assessment of emergency water sources to collect relevant information in a systematic way, to use this information to select a source or sources and to determine the appropiate level of treatment required to make the water suitable for drinking.
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    Where Did All The Growth Go? External Shocks, Social Conflict, and Growth Collapses

    National Bureau of Economic Research, USA, 1998
    This paper argues that domestic social conflicts are a key to understanding why growth rates lack persistence and why so many countries have experienced a growth collapse after the mid-1970s. It emphasizes conflicts interact with external shocks on the one hand, and the domestic institutions of conflict-management on the other.
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    International Development [and debt relief]: Select Committee on International Development Third Report, May 1998

    International Development Committee, UK, 1998
    Most important conclusions and recommendations of the Committee arising out of its inquiry into Debt Relief are [author]: Unsustainable debt is often discussed only in terms of its economic implications.
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    Complex crisis and complex peace: Humanitarian coordination in Angola

    United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, 1998
    This study examines one aspect of the international community's involvement in Angola during a limited time period - the coordination of humanitarian assistance by the United Nations (UN) Humanitarian Assistance Coordination Unit (UCAH) over the period 1993-1996 - with special emphasis on lessons learned.
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    Humanitarian Report 1997

    United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, 1997
    Report reflects the main developments and trends in the area of emergency and disaster assistance in the five years since the establishment of the DHA.
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    Conventional Wisdom And Rwanda's Genocide: An Opinion

    African Studies Quarterly, 1997
    "Covers seven items of "conventional wisdom" from the Rwanda refugee crisis which, in my view, misrepresent a complex reality and have served as poor guides for policy interventions. In particular, these assumptions are inconsistent with broader understandings of social behavior.
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    Patterns of State Collapse and Reconstruction in Central Africa: Reflections on the Crisis in the Great Lakes.

    African Studies Quarterly, 1999
    Papers aim to reflect on what the current crisis tells us about the patterns of decay and collapse affecting the state systems of Rwanda, Burundi, and Zaire, and briefly consider the prospects for reconstruction. But first something must be said of the human costs of the crisis, and its geopolitical implications for the region.
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    Statistics on arms trade in conventional weapons

    Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, 1999
    SIPRI data is expressed in two forms. Registers include data on the numbers of major conventional weapons of different kinds transferred between states. Trend indicator values are used to produce a weighted index measuring the volume of transfers of major conventional weapons.

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