ERIC Number: ED206744
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Focus on Refugees. Transcript.
Brandel, Sarah; And Others
This is the transcript of the "Focus on Refugees," proqram conducted by the Overseas Development Council. Remarks from the following participants are included: (1) Sarah Brandel, Associate Fellow at the Overseas Development Council; (2) Gary Perkins, Chief of Mission of the Washington Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR); (3) John Tenhula, Consultant to the Immigration and Refugee Program of Church World Service; and (4) Harry Ellis, Deputy Bureau Chief of the Washington Bureau of the "Christian Science Monitor." In a question and answer format, several issues concerning the world refugee problem are covered. The discussion touches on refugee resettlement patterns in the third world, (especially Africa and Southeast Asia), difficulties involved in providing aid to refugees in their countries of resettlement, legal determination of refugee status, and the role of developed nations in resettlement. Long term prospects for the refugee situation are outlined in terms of present economic and political trends. (APM)
Descriptors: Developing Nations, International Organizations, International Relations, Land Settlement, Migration, Refugees, Relocation
FOCUS on Refugees, 1755 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20036 (no charge).
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Overseas Development Council, Washington, DC.