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The UNHCR and the Global Cold War, 1971-1984 - Public Conference, HEI, ch. de la Voie-Creuse 16, 19 October 2007, 9:00 am to 7:00 pm

The project "UNHCR and the Global Cold War" supported by the Geneva International Academic Network (GIAN) has examined the records of UNHCR field and headquarters operations during the period 1971-1984. The aim is to contribute to understanding the successes and failures of the international response to the humanitarian crises of the late 20th century and to the important trends that emerged during this period. The project team, that has created an online archival database, will present the research results and its policy-relevant findings during this end of project conference. The question of Afghan refugees and the evolution of UNHCR activities during the Cold War will be discussed during the conference.

For more information, http://hei.unige.ch/sections/hp/UNHCRProject.htm

Related Project(s)

Annual Call for Projects 2006 UNHCR and the Global Cold War, 1971-1984

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Related Output(s)

The UNHCR and the Cold War: A Documented Reflection on the UNHCR's Activities in the Bipolar Context
(available in English only)
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