05 September 2012

Focus: Armed Conflict

This new paper, "The 1951 Refugee Convention and the Protection of People Fleeing Armed Conflict and Other Situations of Violence," is the latest to be issued as part of UNHCR's Legal and Protection Policy Research Series.  It "was commissioned by UNHCR in the context of a project on developing guidelines for the protection of people fleeing violence and conflict across borders."

Other related items include:

"Armed Conflicts, 1946-2011," Journal of Peace Research, vol. 49, no. 4 (July 2012) [abstract]

Assessing State Fragility: A Country Indicators for Foreign Policy Report (Carleton University, June 2012) [text via ReliefWeb]

Children and Armed Conflict [access]
- Re-designed and updated web site.

Global Burden of Armed Violence 2011 (Geneva Declaration on Armed Violence and Development, 2011) [text]

The Global Regime for Armed Conflict (Council on Foreign Relations, July 2012) [text]

On Monitoring, Reporting, and Fact-finding Mechanisms, ESIL Reflections, vol. 1, no. 2 (July 2012) [text]

Report of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict, UN Doc. No. A/67/256 (UN General Assembly, Aug. 2012) [text]

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