Refugees and the Displaced

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Arthur C. Helton Memorial Lecture on Divided Nations: The Dilemmas of International Protection for Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons

Speakers: Roberta Cohen and Francis M. Deng
Presider: Richard N. Haass

Watch experts Roberta Cohen and Francis M. Deng outline their ideas for protecting the estimated 25 million internally displaced persons (IDPs) throughout the world as a result of civil war, ethnic strife, and human rights violations.

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Divided Nations: The Dilemmas of International Protection for Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons [Rush Transcript, Federal News Service, Inc.]

Speakers: Roberta Cohen and Francis Deng
Presider: Richard N. Haass

Roberta Cohen and Francis Deng discuss with Richard Haass their ideas for protecting the estimated 25 million internally displaced persons (IDPs) throughout the world as a result of civil war, ethnic strife, and human rights violations. 

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Backgrounder

Darfur: Crisis Continues

Author: Carin Zissis

Whatever the outcome of the current round of peace negotiations between Sudan's government and rebel groups, the crisis in Darfur seems likely to drag on. Meanwhile, the UN Security Council is planning a transition from AU peacekeepers to an expanded, UN-led force.

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