The Kampala Convention and its Contribution to International Law

The Kampala Convention and its Contribution to International Law

Subtitle: 
Legal Analyses and Interpretations of the African Union Convention for the Protection and Assistance of Internally Displaced Persons 
Author: 
Mehari Taddele Maru
Place: 
The Hague
Publisher: 
Eleven International Publishing
Phys descriptions: 
433p. : ill.; tables, charts
Date published: 
2014
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ISBN: 
978-9462361027
Call No: 
325(6) MEH
Abstract: 

This book examines the African Union Convention on the Protection and Assistance of Internally Displaced Persons - known as the Kampala Convention - which entered into force on December 6, 2012. The book sets out the shortcomings of international law relating to internal displacement - more specifically, the 'protection gap.' The book shows how the Kampala Convention not only fills this 'protection gap, ' but also how it contributes to the overall development of norms in international, regional, and national laws governing internal displacement. The book will be of interest to scholars of inter.

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CITATION: Mehari Taddele Maru. The Kampala Convention and its Contribution to International Law . The Hague : Eleven International Publishing , 2014. - Available at: http://library.au.int/kampala-convention-and-its-contribution-international-law