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From the Ted Talk "Alexander Betts: Our refugee system is failing. Here's how we can fix it"

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Open Cloze

So the modern refugee ______ was created in the aftermath of the Second World War by these ____. Its basic aim is to ensure that when a state fails, or worse, turns against its own people, people have somewhere to go, to live in ______ and dignity until they can go home. It was _______ precisely for situations like the situation we see in Syria today. Through an _____________ convention signed by 147 ___________, the 1951 Convention on the Status of Refugees, and an international organization, UNHCR, states _________ to reciprocally admit people onto their territory who flee conflict and persecution.

Solution

  1. created
  2. safety
  3. committed
  4. international
  5. governments
  6. guys
  7. regime

Original Text

So the modern refugee regime was created in the aftermath of the Second World War by these guys. Its basic aim is to ensure that when a state fails, or worse, turns against its own people, people have somewhere to go, to live in safety and dignity until they can go home. It was created precisely for situations like the situation we see in Syria today. Through an international convention signed by 147 governments, the 1951 Convention on the Status of Refugees, and an international organization, UNHCR, states committed to reciprocally admit people onto their territory who flee conflict and persecution.

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refugee regime 3
host country 3
host countries 3

Important Words

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