HU OSA 124 Records of the Forced Migration Projects

Identity statement

Reference code
HU OSA 124
Title
Records of the Forced Migration Projects
Date(s)
1983 - 1999
Description level
Fonds
Extent and medium (estimated)
10.5 linear meters (84 archival boxes)
Extent and medium (processed)
83 Archival boxes, 10.38 linear meters
Total: 10.38 linear meters

Context

Name of creator(s)
Forced Migration Projects
The Forced Migartaion Projects at Open Society Institute - New York

Content and structure

Scope and Content (Narrative)
Founded in 1994 the Forced Migration Projects (FMP) program at Open Society Institute-New York in its activities promoted an open society and the rule of law by encouraging state responsibility and respect for the human rights of refugees and displaced persons. FMP mainly focused its activities towards the former Soviet Union countires, former Yugoslavia, the Ameriacs and some other regions where they had different projects and missions. The fonds includes different types of materials (both textual and electronic records) related to the activities of the Forced Migration Projects (FMP) in the period from 1994-1999. It contains administrative files, correspondence, different project papers, series of special reports, both thematic and periodical publications such as yearly magazine Forced Migration Monitor, and electronic bulletin FM Alert. The bulk of the information about FMP activities towards its mission was posted online at the FMP webpage http://www2.soros.org/fmp2/html/about_fmp.html Materials within the fonds deal with the problems of refugee protection, asylum, problems of forced migration over the world and in particular countries.
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Conditions of access and use

Languages
English, Russian, German, Albanian, Bosnian, French, Serbian, Macedonian, Spanish, Croatian

Description control

Description notes
Described by Olga Zaslavskaya, 11 October 2005