Refugees and the Displaced

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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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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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