Refugees : the Millenium Development Goals' overlooked priority group
Brolan, Claire E., Hill, Peter S., & Correa-Velez, Ignacio (2012) Refugees : the Millenium Development Goals' overlooked priority group. Journal of Immigrant and Refugee Studies, 10(4), pp. 426-430.
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The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) apply to the world’s 43 million refugees and forcibly displaced. While States have an obligation to meet minimum human rights levels for all persons including 'non-citizens', UNHCR must ensure countries adopting MDG targets report on the progress of their refugee populations. If we are to make significant change within the MDG time-frame, the health and human rights needs of refugees and the displaced must be urgently integrated into the development policy agendas of sovereign States, and be at the fore of the international community’s attention.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Refugee health, Millenium Development Goals, Human rights, Health rights|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > PUBLIC HEALTH AND HEALTH SERVICES (111700) > Public Health and Health Services not elsewhere classified (111799)|
|Deposited On:||20 Nov 2012 11:03|
|Last Modified:||19 Nov 2013 01:44|
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