Integration of Refugees Into New Societies
FORUM: General Assembly 1, SOCHUMQUESTION OF: Integration of Refugees into New SocietiesMAIN SUBMITTER: South KoreaCOSPONSORED BY: Argentina & Germany
COSIGNED BY: Brazil, Holy See, India, Switzerland, Morocco, China, Russia, Japan, UK, Malaysia, Nigeria, Philippines, Ukraine, Pakistan, Kenya, Turkey, Libya, Georgia, Uganda, Iran, Syria, Italy
UNHCR - United Nations High Commissioner for RefugeesUNDHR - United Nation Declaration of Human RightsCRSR - United Nations Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees The Social, Humanitarian & Cultural Committee
the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees for their continued leadership and active role in coordinating international action to protect and assistrefugees or those with similar concerns for the last sixty-two years.
the General Assembly’s previous resolutions and statements regarding refugees andrelated matters, particularly that of December 20, 2012, GA/11331
the UN Charter and the UNDHR, which assures anyone, regardless of gender, age,sexual orientation, class, physical and intellectual ability, the rights to “leave any country”, “seek and enjoy another country’s asylum from persecution”, and “change nationality”. (Articles 13,14, 15 of UNDHR)
the recent incidents of discrimination and violence towards refugees and theeconomically sufficient states’ refusal to aid states in need of refugee funds.
that not all countries have the economic sufficiency to provide full-citizenship andemployment for refugees,
the importance of complete integration of refugees into societies 1.
refugees as an alien who is unable or unwilling to avail him/herself of the protectionof his/her country of nationality owing to well-founded fear of being persecuted for reasons of race, religion, nationality, membership of a particular social group or political opinion; or who,not having a nationality, is unable or, owing to such fear, unwilling to return to the country of his/her former residence