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The problem of refugees in the light of contemporary international law issues

papers presented at the colloquium organized by the Graduate Institute of International Studies in collaboration with the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Geneva, 26 and 27 May, 1994

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Published by Martinus Nijhoff in The Hague, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Refugees -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Congresses.,
  • Refugees -- International cooperation -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Vera Gowlland-Debbas.
    SeriesNijhoff law specials -- v.12
    ContributionsGowlland-Debbas, Vera, 1943-, Graduate Institute of International Studies., United Nations. Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiv,179p. ;
    Number of Pages179
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22370268M
    ISBN 109041100857


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[Vera Gowlland-Debbas; Graduate Institute of International Studies (Geneva, Switzerland); Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.;]. The refugee problem is thus seen as a prism through which a host of exploding issues confront traditional international law and international relations: creation and dissolution of states, state responsibility, human rights, international jurisdiction and the United Nations : $ The Problem of Refugees in the Light of Contemporary International Law Issues Series: Nijhoff Law Specials, Volume: 12; Editor: Vera Gowlland-Debbas.

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The problem of refugees in the light of contemporary international law issues: papers presented at the colloquium organized by the Graduate Institute of International Studies in collaboration with the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Geneva, 26 and 27 May, [Vera Gowlland-Debbas; Graduate Institute of International Studies (Geneva.

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