UN High Commissioner for Refugees


Lee-Ann Chen

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Prepared by: Lee-Ann Chen

Country: Canada

Committee: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Topic: Question of peacekeepers and citizens discriminating and committing crimes against refugees


Historical background

The country of Canada has had a history of cultural tension since its formation, with the French and English speaking cultures essentially battling for dominance and power on the national scale. Yet today the Canadian national identity is a unique combination of both cultures, neither French nor English but entirely Canadian.

Current position

Canada is a country that deeply upholds the ideals of peace that underlie the very purpose of the United Nations. The government of this n...

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