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Monette Zard
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Monette Zard

Monette Zard is the Director of the Program on Forced Migration and Health (PFMH) and Associate Professor of Population and Family Health at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. Her work focuses on the intersection of the humanitarian, human rights, and development sectors. She is an expert on global governance and accountability related to forced migration, specifically regarding protection of the rights and health of migrants.

Previously, Professor Zard served at the Ford Foundation in New York, the International Council on Human Rights Policy in Geneva, and MPI in Washington, DC. She has also worked with the Brookings Institution, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, and the Center for Strategic and International Studies, and held positions at the Refugee Studies Centre at Oxford University and the Lawyers Committee for Human Rights (now Human Rights First) in New York.

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Reports
December 2003
By  Monette Zard
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Policy Briefs
April 2003
By  Monette Zard and Erin Patrick
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Reports
June 2002
By  Kathleen Newland, Joanne van Selm, Erin Patrick and Monette Zard
Monette Zard of the International Council on Human Rights Policy presents human rights as a tool for empowering migrants, reframing migration debates, and holding states accountable.

MPI Policy Analyst Monette Zard, who recently returned from the Middle East, examines the obstacles to protecting the approximately one million internally displaced persons in Iraq.

Uprooted from their homes, but still living on their native soil, the world's 20-25 million "internally displaced persons" present a dual challenge to concepts of national sovereignty and humanitarian action. Monette Zard, Policy Analyst at the Migration Policy Institute, provides the basic facts about what now amounts to a global crisis.
cover notesfromthefield
Reports
December 2003
By  Monette Zard
cover reconcilingrefugeeprotection_iraq
Policy Briefs
April 2003
By  Monette Zard and Erin Patrick
cover FMR13
Reports
June 2002
By  Kathleen Newland, Joanne van Selm, Erin Patrick and Monette Zard
Monette Zard of the International Council on Human Rights Policy presents human rights as a tool for empowering migrants, reframing migration debates, and holding states accountable.

MPI Policy Analyst Monette Zard, who recently returned from the Middle East, examines the obstacles to protecting the approximately one million internally displaced persons in Iraq.

Uprooted from their homes, but still living on their native soil, the world's 20-25 million "internally displaced persons" present a dual challenge to concepts of national sovereignty and humanitarian action. Monette Zard, Policy Analyst at the Migration Policy Institute, provides the basic facts about what now amounts to a global crisis.