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Rapports et recherches
août 2017
Myanmar

Executive Summary:
"Myanmar has been engaged in a process of political change since 2011. A central goal of these reforms
has been the attempt to resolve political conflicts between ethnic armed organisations (EAOs) and the
Myanmar Government. Talks began under the ‘civilian
government’ led by Thein Sein and have continued

Articles et Livres
août 2017
Asie méridionale
Inde

The stated objective of land policy in India has shifted from redistribution through land reform to ownership through land acquisition in the period between 1950 and 2014. Sub-national governments that dealt with land policy had the option to exercise a mix of redistribution and acquisition based on historical factors, social demands and political convictions.

The participation of urban displaced populations in (in)formal markets: contrasting experiences in Kampala, Uganda cover image
Articles et Livres
Rapports et recherches
août 2017
Ouganda

An estimated 60 per cent of the world’s 17 million refugees currently reside in cities, where they often lack access to financial assistance and legal protection.(1) In their absence, displaced populations depend on participation in formal and, more frequently, informal markets for livelihoo

Assessment of land governance
Articles et Livres
août 2017
Zambie

The purpose of the research is to assess the land governance system in preventing state land conflicts in Zambia. In order to obtain insights about the actual realities on the ground, based on a case study strategy (i.e.

Rapports et recherches
août 2017
Myanmar

This article explores some of the realities of supporting income generation for displaced people in conflict settings, drawing on experiences in Kachin, northern Myanmar, suggesting development and humanitarian actors need to better acknowledge limitations and rethink our approaches.

Rethinking post-disaster relocation in urban India cover image
Documents de politique et mémoires
août 2017
Inde

After natural disasters, governments often relocate vulnerable urban communities in the name of humanitarian relief. But urban communities rarely welcome such relocation, since it frequently exacerbates their daily challenges or creates new risks. Indeed, resettlement after a disaster is often another form of eviction.

Safeguarding Human Rights in Land Related Investments cover image
Rapports et recherches
juillet 2017
Global

The Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of national Food Security (VGGt) represent a new international legal instrument, which was adopted unanimously in 2012 by the United nations Committee on World Food Security (CFS).

Rapports et recherches
juin 2017
Colombie

La historia colombiana de la última mitad del siglo anterior se caracterizó por un fuerte conflicto armado en donde confluyeron múltiples fuerzas, tales como la insurgencia, el paramilitarismo, el narcotráfico y la violencia social.

Articles et Livres
juin 2017
Libéria
Sierra Leone

Through a review of recent writings in political ecology and agrarian studies, this paper appraises the potential for emerging forms of ‘green economy’ initiatives to catalyze new forms of internal displacement in West Africa, with specific emphasis on the postwar contexts of Liberia and Sierra Leone.

Documents de politique et mémoires
juin 2017
Global

 As climate change impacts intensify, growing rates of natural disasters cause increasing damage to the lives of people across the globe. Climate change-related disasters include both rapid-onset disasters (such as hurricanes) and slow-onset disasters (such as long-term droughts).

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  © HCR/Sanne Biesmans
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République démocratique du Congo

Dans l’est de la RDC, où un conflit sans fin a provoqué le déplacement de millions de personnes, le HCR collabore avec des organisations locales pour fournir une aide juridique et psychosociale aux communautés.

Rosette* n’a que 15 ans mais fait preuve d’un grand courage lorsqu’elle évoque le jour où elle a été attaquée en plein jour par un homme armé.

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