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In Search of Durable Solutions

Claudena M. Skran

in Refugees in Inter-War Europe

Published in print February 1995 | ISBN: 9780198273929
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191684081 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198273929.003.0006
In Search of Durable Solutions

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This chapter scrutinizes the role of the international refugee regime on the provision of durable solutions for refugee problem worldwide. A durable solution is in stark contrast with emergency relief which is meant only to satisfy the physical wants of refugees for a short period of time. But the final goal of a durable solution includes re-establishing refugees within the society. The chapter focuses on the influence of the international regime on promoting durable solutions directly. All the actors in the international refugee regime considered voluntary repatriation that is the uncoerced return of refugees back to their country of origin as the most desirable durable solution.

Keywords: international refugee regime; durable solutions; refugee problem; emergency relief; physical wants; re-establishing refugees; country of origin

Chapter.  15593 words. 

Subjects: International Relations

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