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  • First Global Forum on Statelessness – “New Directions in Statelessness Research and Policy”

    September 19, 2014

    From 15 to 17 September 2014, 3 institutions (the UNHCR, the agency mandated by the General Assembly to help states to address statelessness, and the Statelessness Programme of Tilburg University) co-hosted the first held Global Forum on Statelessness. The three-day event took place in the Academy building of the Peace Palace of The Hague, the Netherlands.

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  • Global Forum on Statelessness, The Hague, 15-17 September 2014

    Global Forum on Statelessness, The Hague, 15-17 September 2014

    September 12, 2014

    From 15-17 September 2014, the first ever Global Forum on statelessness will take place in The Hague. The three-day event is co-hosted by UN High Commissioner for Refugees, the agency mandated by the General Assembly to help states to address statelessness, and the Statelessness Programme of Tilburg University.
    Global Forum on Statelessness, The Hague, 15-17 September 2014

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  • UNHCR concerned about displaced Congolese and continuing LRA attacks

    January 15, 2009

    On 13 January 2009 the U.N. refugee agency UNHCR published a news story about the humanitarian situation in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The UNHCR estimated that 537 people had been killed in LRA attacks since September in Oriental Province, which borders Uganda and South Sudan.

    On the same day, Joe Bavier of Reuters reported UN-“officials said the security and humanitarian situation in Democratic Republic of Congo’s Oriental Province had sharply deteriorated since the military operation started on December 14. Uganda, Congo and South Sudan launched the joint offensive against the Ugandan rebel Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) in Congo’s Garamba National Park.”

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