Yearbook of the United Nations 1992

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The principal reference work of the United Nations, providing a comprehensive, one-volume account of the Organization’s work along with information on the work of each specialized agency in the United Nations’ family.



Refugees and displaced persons

During 1992, the world’s refugee population increased by almost 2 million, to 18.9 million. In the post-cold war era, resurgent nationalism, together with the economic and social consequences of the collapse of the old world order, had led to a multiplication of conflicts, many of which also resulted from ethnic, tribal or religious tensions.


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