IPPF Topic Resolved: The obligation to provide safe haven for refugees should outweigh a government’s right to control its borders
9-1: The Syrian refugee crisis: Bad and worse options , Kurdi’s death has changed little for refugees, How different countries have responded, Child refugees struggle alone in Bulgaria , Refugee lives stripped of meaning in detention , UN agency applauds US leadership on refugees, Stunning images capture harsh reality of refugee life for children
8-28: Anne Frank today is a Syrian girl, Germany expecting up to 300,000 refugees this year, Refugee crisis simmers despite efforts to solve it, The world must bear the crisis of refugees equally, Germany can handle up to 300,000 refugees,
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November PF Topic — In response to the current crisis, a government should prioritize the humanitarian needs of refugees over its national interests.
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