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Internally Displaced Person in Georgia: Gaps in Law and Practice

Mchedlishvili, Nino LU (2014) JAMM04 20121
Department of Law
Abstract
This thesis examines three different conflicts in two different areas in Georgia, which created 254,000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the country. This thesis examines whether Georgia fulfills its obligations under international law towards these two groups of IDPs. The definition of the IDPs is compared according to the Guiding Principles of the United Nations and the Law of Georgia on Forcibly Displaced Persons-Persecuted Persons, to uncover what are some differences and similarities between them. The right to not be discriminated is next issue which will be discussed under International and national law and what problems IDPs are facing according to this issue and basic human rights standards that they should enjoy under... (More)
This thesis examines three different conflicts in two different areas in Georgia, which created 254,000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the country. This thesis examines whether Georgia fulfills its obligations under international law towards these two groups of IDPs. The definition of the IDPs is compared according to the Guiding Principles of the United Nations and the Law of Georgia on Forcibly Displaced Persons-Persecuted Persons, to uncover what are some differences and similarities between them. The right to not be discriminated is next issue which will be discussed under International and national law and what problems IDPs are facing according to this issue and basic human rights standards that they should enjoy under international law. The paper looks in addition into the right to adequate housing according to international and national legislation and eviction. The thesis aims to discuss the gaps in Georgian law and practice as and will compared to the requirements under international law, specifically taking into account the different treatment of old and new IDPs from Abkhazia and South Ossetia. (Less)
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author
Mchedlishvili, Nino LU
supervisor
organization
course
JAMM04 20121
year
type
H2 - Master's Degree (Two Years)
subject
keywords
IDPs, Right to Housing, Non-discrimination, Eviction
language
English
id
4588405
date added to LUP
2014-09-09 11:33:02
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  abstract     = {This thesis examines three different conflicts in two different areas in Georgia, which created 254,000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the country. This thesis examines whether Georgia fulfills its obligations under international law towards these two groups of IDPs. The definition of the IDPs is compared according to the Guiding Principles of the United Nations and the Law of Georgia on Forcibly Displaced Persons-Persecuted Persons, to uncover what are some differences and similarities between them. The right to not be discriminated is next issue which will be discussed under International and national law and what problems IDPs are facing according to this issue and basic human rights standards that they should enjoy under international law. The paper looks in addition into the right to adequate housing according to international and national legislation and eviction. The thesis aims to discuss the gaps in Georgian law and practice as and will compared to the requirements under international law, specifically taking into account the different treatment of old and new IDPs from Abkhazia and South Ossetia.},
  author       = {Mchedlishvili, Nino},
  keyword      = {IDPs,Right to Housing,Non-discrimination,Eviction},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Internally Displaced Person in Georgia: Gaps in Law and Practice},
  year         = {2014},
}