Property law aspects of IDP return to Kosovo.
The establishment of the Housing and Property Directorate (HPD) and Claims Commission (HPCC) in Kosovo has reflected an increasing focus internationally on the post-conflict restitution of housing and property rights. In approximately three years of full-scale operation, the institutions have managed to make a property rights determination on almost all of the approximate 30,000 contested … Continue reading Property law aspects of IDP return to Kosovo.
New big men: Refugee emasculation as a human security issue.
Academics and policymakers have conducted a significant amount of research on the physical security and integrity of refugee populations, especially of refugee women and children. That on refugee women has focused on gender-based violence. This study expands on previous research by employing a human security approach to analyse not only the physical security and integrity … Continue reading New big men: Refugee emasculation as a human security issue.
Transnational returns and reconstruction in post-war Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The return of refugees and displaced persons has been a strong priority in the international commitment to reverse ethnic cleansing in Bosnia and Herzegovina after the war. Return and reintegration of refugees as a durable solution in profoundly changed and uncertain conditions are rarely unproblematic, and in Bosnia the sustainability of such returns, especially minority returns, remains of great … Continue reading Transnational returns and reconstruction in post-war Bosnia and Herzegovina.