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The UNITED NATIONS HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR REFUGEES (UNHCR) was established in 1950 to address post-World War II refugee crises. Its mandate includes protecting refugees, asylum seekers, and stateless individuals, and finding durable solutions such as repatriation, local integration, or resettlement. Technically, it operates through field offices worldwide, providing legal assistance, shelter, and emergency aid. UNHCR conducts status determination, advocates for refugee rights, and coordinates with governments and NGOs. Its relevance is critical in today's world, as it manages large-scale displacement crises due to conflict, persecution, and climate change, ensuring protection and assistance to millions of displaced individuals globally.



Agenda: Deliberating upon the Current Refugee Crisis and Critically Examining UKs Rwanda Asylum Plan


The Current Refugee Crisis is marked by numerous fleeing conflict,  and instability worldwide. The proposal raised concerns in many parts of the country. The UK's Rwanda Asylum Plan highlights broader issues surrounding refugee protection & international obligations. The conflict has had severe humanitarian consequences, with reports of widespread atrocities, including massacres, sexual violence, and displacement of civilians. Humanitarian access to the region has been severely restricted, making it difficult to assess the full extent of the humanitarian crisis. The agenda aims to unify international organizations and countries and call for dialogue and humanitarian access to the region to address the growing humanitarian needs.

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