Protracted Refugee Situations and Peacebuilding
Newman, Edward, Loescher, Gil, Milner, James and Troeller, Gary (2007). Protracted Refugee Situations and Peacebuilding. United Nations University Press.
Author Newman, Edward
Title Protracted Refugee Situations and Peacebuilding Publication Date 2007-01-27 Place of Publication Tokyo Publisher United Nations University Press Pages 7 Language eng Abstract Despite the need for a multifaceted approach to protracted refugee situ- ations, the overall response of policy makers remains compartmentalised. Security, development and humani- tarian issues tend to be discussed in different forums, each with their own institutional arrangements and inde- pendent policy approaches. Mean- ingful comprehensive solutions for protracted refugee situations must overcome these divisions and instead incorporate the recent policy initia- tives of a wide range of actors. This type of broader engagement—with a catalytic role by UNHCR—cannot occur without the sustained engage- ment of all branches of the UN sys- tem. In this way, the establishment of the UN Peacebuilding Commission provides both a timely opportunity and a possible institutional con- text for this type of cross-sectoral approach. Copyright Holder United Nations University Copyright Year 2007 Copyright type Creative commons ISSN 1814802 ISBN 9789280830
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