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Title The Emerging Law of Forced Displacement in Africa : Development and implementation of the Kampala Convention on internal displacement.
Imprint Milton : Taylor and Francis, 2016.


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Description 1 online resource (320 pages)
Series Human Rights and International Law
Human rights and international law.
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Subject African Union Convention for the Protection and Assistance of Internally Displaced Persons (2009 October 22)
Internally displaced persons -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Africa.
Forced migration -- Africa.
Migration, Internal -- Law and legislation -- Africa.
Refugees -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Africa.
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; 1 Introduction; 2 Developments and gaps in international law concerning internal displacement; Introduction; Recent developments in international law; State responsibility; Responsibility to protect; The role of the Security Council; International treaty on internal displacement?; The Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement; Conclusion; 3 African regional norms, institutions and internal displacement; Introduction.
The search for a regional approach on internal displacementConvergence between internal displacement and human rights; Internal displacement and African regional treaties; Regional institutional frameworks for the protection of IDPs; Sub-regional legal developments: Great Lakes Protocols relating to internal displacement; Conclusion; 4 Preparatory work and legal source of the Kampala Convention; Introduction; The Annotated Outline of the legal framework; Preparatory process and negotiation; Rationale of the Kampala Convention; Legal sources of the Convention; Conclusion.
5 Scope, innovation and limitationsIntroduction; Sources of the Convention; Scope and objectives; Definitions and concepts; Causes of internal displacement; National framework for the protection and assistance of IDPs; The human rights of internally displaced persons; Protection of vulnerable groups; The roles of non-state actors; Accountability for crimes; Remedies and compensation; Conclusion; 6 Implementation and its challenges; Introduction; Ratification; Legal and institutional reform; The role of regional monitoring mechanisms.
Implementation challenges faced by the African regional human rights systemThe role of international organisations; Peace-keeping missions and the implementation of the Convention; Conclusion; 7 Conclusions; Framework and evolution of the African regional system; The international context and source of the Convention; The background and drafting history of the Convention; Objectives of the Convention; Scope and elements of the Convention; Significance of the Convention; Implementation and its challenges; Bibliography; Index.
Other Title Print version: Abebe, Allehone M. Emerging Law of Forced Displacement in Africa : Development and implementation of the Kampala Convention on internal displacement. Milton : Taylor and Francis, ©2016 9781138669215