The UNHCR take a big role by have been increasing motivated to solve this problem. According to the research ‘Statelessness and Human Rights : The role of The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)’ by Andrés Ordoñez Buitrago, EAFIT University. It is identified that the work of the UNHCR towards stateless persons has the following four key areas involving, identification, prevention, reduction and protection. With the assistance of the UNHCR, some states have been able to efficiently reduce the cases of statelessness and moreover, they have enhanced the human rights predicament in their countries like
In 1975 an official census was taken and concluded that the population of Somalia was approximately 10,616,380.2 Since then because of the famine and clan wars that have plagued Somalia, the census bureau has been unable to acquire a more recent and updated population estimate. Of the approximately 10.6 million people who call Somalia their home, in 2014 almost 35,000 living adults were infected with either HIV or AIDS.2 If that wasn’t bad enough the people of Somalia are constantly trying to avoid contracting a number of other bacteria and diseases. Some of the worst are a protozoal diarrhea, Hepatitis A&E, typhoid fever, dengue fever, malaria and rabies.2 Because of the combination of these diseases and bacteria accompanied by the
These Arab merchants played a role in introducing Islam. Niger is 98 percent; its Muslim population is 16.06 out of 16.9 it was spread by Arabs who thought them the religion. Somalia is an Islamic state where its Muslims population is 100
By working hand in hand, the EU and the UN have been attempting to make human rights a reality in people’s daily lives and the EU seems to have developed its capacities to provide the necessary support to the UN. The UN’s secretary-general, Mr Ban Ki-Moon had stated in an interview that the UN and the EU have made a huge difference in the lives of the needy and vulnerable and have “achieved a lot more than either organization could have on its
Turkey now hosts 2.5 million refugees from Syria, which is the world’s largest community of Syrians displaced by the ongoing conflict in their country. Lebanon hosts about 1.1 million refugees from Syria which has a rate of one in five people in the country. Jordan hosts approximately 635,324 refugees, Iraq hosts 245,022 refugees, and finally Egypt hosts 117,658 refugees (para. 1). Although Turkey faced many challenges in housing the Syrian refugees, they were able to successfully help all the refugees, providing them with medical care, tents, camps, food, clothes, and even toys for the children.
Pride Foundation. http://study.com/academy/lesson/what-is-slavery-definition-abolition-quiz.html. 22 May 2017.). It is also stated that “the 2016 Global Slavery Index estimates 425,500 people or 0.63% of the total population live in conditions of modern slavery in Thailand” (NP. Thailand - Global Slavery Index 2016.
About 50 states have populations fewer than one million. Even though Singapore may be small, it has a considerable amount of international influence. China has been struggling with their large population issue, but has had “dramatic economic growth”. Western Europeans and North American countries are only having one to three percent growth annually, whereas China is experiencing seven to ten percent. There is no ideal population for a certain country in the world.
That quoted figure comes from the 2012 report issued by the United Nation’s International Labor Organization (ILO) that has been attempting to gather international data for over a decade now. In the Asia-Pacific region where most of the world’s forced laborers come from at 56%, an estimated 11.7 million people, followed by Africa at 18% or 3.7 million people live in bondage. Considering that at the peak of America’s slavery prior to the Civil War that ultimately declared it illegal, the total was four million people, fathoming that over five times that number are currently suffering in slavery here in the twenty-first century, casts some serious doubts on whether us humans are evolving as a species at
Due to this, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) was created in 1951 to assist in the international protection of refugees. The organization’s primary objective is to ensure that all persons can exercise the right to seek asylum and find safe refuge in another state, and to return home voluntarily. One of the agency’s pressing tasks is to encourage governments to adopt fair and flexible processes to promote just and effective refugee law. When UNHCR was first established, material aspects of refugee relief like providing houses and food were seen to be the responsibility of the government that had granted asylum. As many of the world’s more recent major refugee flows have occurred in less developed countries, however, UNHCR has acquired the additional role of coordinating material assistance for refugees and returnees.