Mauro De Lorenzo

There is an accountability gap in refugee protection in the developing world. Host states consider refugees to be the responsibility of the "international community," and are pleased to cede their sovereignty on this issue to UNHCR, an unaccountable international organization. Yet, legally, host states are responsible for the human rights of refugees within their borders. UNHCR plans, manages, and funds refugee camps in developing countries, yet denies responsibility for the human rights more