n African Security Review - Growing the sheltering tree. Protecting rights through humanitarian action, Inter-Agency Standing Committee, Unicef, 2002 : book review
|Article Title||Growing the sheltering tree. Protecting rights through humanitarian action, Inter-Agency Standing Committee, Unicef, 2002 : book review|
|© Publisher:||UNISA Press|
|Journal||African Security Review|
|Publication Date||Jan 2003|
|Pages||118 - 119|
Extracted from text ... GROWING THE SHELTERING TREE Protecting rights through humanitarian action INTER-AGENCY STANDING COMMITTEE protection activities: responsive action, reme-dial action and environment-building action. This sort of conceptual clarity may be difficult to maintain during a complex emergency but it can certainly help during planning and identifying which organisations are best suited to which sorts of action. The "modes of action in protection" sec-tion is more practical. Listing the advantages and disadvantages of both denunciation and persuasion is bound to help organisation be more effective and make more efficient use if their resources. Denunciation, suitable when violations are deliberate, is less useful when authorities can restrict access to the victims. Once a priority has been chosen, the correct mode of action can be chosen. Chapter ..
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