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    Asylum Seekers’ Skills and Qualifications Audit Pilot Project

    Information Centre about Asylum and Refugees in the UK, 2001
    This report audits the skills and qualifications of about 440 asylum seekers dispersed under the National Asylum Support System (NASS) to Leicester and assesses their potential contribution to the local and regional economy before they gain permission to work and thus at a time when referrals to preparation, education and opportunities can promote their chances of employment.
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    Guidelines for children's participation in HIV/AIDS programs

    Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, 1999
    These guidelines provide a framework for local projects to develop ways of working with children and young people that respect their rights and enable their voices to be heard. The question that has been addressed in this booklet is:how can children and young people participate in AIDS campaigns and programmes in ethical and appropriate ways?The report states that programmes ne
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    Children and young people in a world of AIDS

    Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, 2001
    Young people are particularly susceptible to HIV infection and they also carry the burden of caring for family members living with HIV/AIDS. Around the world HIV/AIDS is shattering young people's opportunities for healthy adult lives.
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    Review of the former Soviet embassy compound IDP camp: psychosocial support activities Kabul, Afghanistan

    United Nations Children's Fund, 2001
    This article investigates the psychosocial support activities in the Kabul camp for internally-displaced persons (IDPs).
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    Booklet of CGIAR Centre policy instruments, guidelines and statements on genetic resources, biotechnology and intellectual property rights

    Bioversity International, 2001
    Collection of genetic resources biotechnology and IPR related policies produced by Future Harvest Centres and subsequently endorsed by CGIAR members, GRPC and / or the Centre Directors Committee for System-wide adoption.The first section of the booklet concerns the policies and guidelines for managing the in-trust plant genetic resources collections.
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    Abrupt climate change: inevitable surprises

    National Academies Press, 2001
    Recent scientific evidence shows that major and widespread climate changes have occurred with startling speed. These were especially common when the climate was being forced to change most rapidly.
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    Selected bibliography on the global crisis of internal displacement

    Brookings Institution, 2001
    This 73-page bibliography containing more than 800 items is an effort to compile and catalog the substantial materials on the study of internal displacement.The bibliography includes various thematic categories:basic texts and sources of informationweb resourcesearly writings on internal displacementgeneral overview of displacement caused by conflict and human rights violati
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    Growing dangers of service apartheid: how the World Bank Group’s Private Sector Development (PSD) Strategy threatens infrastructure and basic service provision

    Globalization Challenge Initiative, 2001
    This article discusses the World Bank's Private Sector Development Strategy (PSD).The article finds that:the main thrust of the PSD Strategy is not new.
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    Humanitarian and human rights emergencies

    Brookings Institution, 2001
    As the world's only super-power and a major humanitarian aid donor, the United States has a critical role in shaping the response to these emergencies.This policy briefing states that whether or not the Bush administration decides to maintain American leadership in this area, it will have to develop firm guidelines for humanitarian action in the cases it chooses to address.
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    Islam and the theology of power

    Middle East Report, 2001
    This article discusses the politics of power associated with political Islam and fundamentalist puritanism within certain elements of Islam (particularly wahhabism).The article concludes that:the argument that the Islamic concept of jihad is to blame for war and contemporary violence is anachronistic and Orientalism.

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