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November 16, 2009 | Joel Charny | Tagged as: Climate Displacement
As fears of the global impact of climate change grow, I’m seeing more and more references in the media to “climate refugees”
November 12, 2009 | Jennifer Smith | Tagged as: DR Congo, Humanitarian Response, Protection & Security
Public statements made by the United Nations peacekeeping mission in the DR Congo, MONUC, have been the subject of much controversy in recent months.
November 10, 2009 | Maureen Lynch | Tagged as: Kuwait, Middle East, Statelessness
The vulnerability of being stateless is captured in the descriptive words of a 'bidun' living in Kuwait who told me, “Our lives have been stolen.  We are just like bodies lying in the street.”
November 06, 2009 | Melanie Teff | Tagged as: Colombia, Humanitarian Response
“Nothing has ever been achieved for displaced women in Colombia without us fighting for our own rights, so we decided to take our cases to court..."
November 04, 2009 | Sean Garcia | Tagged as: Myanmar, U.S. Administration
The dialogue is changing. Assistant Secretary of State Kurt Campbell and his deputy Scot Marceil visited Burma and held talks with Burmese officials and Burmese dissident Aung San Suu Kyi.