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2013-2014 Academic Catalog 
    
2013-2014 Academic Catalog [Published Catalog]

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LAW 518/5218 - International Refugee Law (3 cr.)



Prerequisites
  and   . (Prerequisites can be waived by special permission of the Law department).

Description
This course introduces the international refugee law regime and the background and historical context from which foundational concepts emerged. The bulk of the course is spent on the 1951 Refugee Convention and its Protocol, as well as the expanding mandate of UNHCR. The course considers some of the contradictions and dilemmas of international refugee law and takes into account developments in related areas of international human rights law, international humanitarian law and migration law. This course is required for all students seeking the MA or Diploma in Migration and Refugee Studies.
 

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