NEPAD and refugees

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Resolution number: 
15
November 2002
Whereas: 
  1. The causes of refugee flows are persecution as well as human rights violations, civil war, extreme poverty, unfair and unjust global economic relationships, and related factors;
  2. The industrialized countries have expressed commitment to enter a new, meaningful and effective partnership with Africa in the framework of NEPAD;
Therefore be it resolved: 

That the CCR urge the Government of Canada to ensure that refugee issues as well as internally displaced persons and returnees occupy high priority in the implementation of NEPAD.

 

Working Group: 
Overseas Protection and Resettlement