Refugee Law

Refugee law is the branch of international law which deals with the rights and duties states have vis-a-vis refugees. There are differences of opinion among international law scholars as to the relationship between refugee law and international human rights law or humanitarian law. The discussion forms part of a larger debate on the fragmentation of international law. While some scholars conceive each branch as a self-contained regime distinct from other branches, others regard the three branches as forming a larger normative system that seeks to protect the rights of all human beings at all time. The proponents of the latter …

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UNHCR: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees · 13 June 2024 English

The Global Trends report provides key statistical trends on forced displacement. It includes the latest official statistics on refugees, asylum-seekers, internally displaced and stateless people, as well as the number …

borders in search of safety, international refugee law may apply and they may be eligible for refugee


CWS: Church World Service · 5 June 2024 English

certain threshold. Under the rule, even those with a clear case for asylum under U.S. asylum and refugee law could ... Read More

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World Bank Group · 4 June 2024 English

This study was commissioned by the International Finance Corporation (IFC) to identify opportunities that foster the financial inclusion of the community of Forcibly Displaced People (FDP) in Brazil. The study …

order (Cartagena Declaration). The Brazilian Refugee Law (Law 9.474/97) defines refugees as those (i) seriously disturbing public order. The Brazilian Refugee Law (Law 9.474/1997) defines refugees as those (i) example, wars, conflicts, or persecution). The Refugee Law (Law 9.474/1997) defines what a refugee is,


EU: European Union · 28 May 2024 English

international humanitarian law and international refugee law. It underlined the importance of fully adhering


EPRS: European Parliamentary Research Service · 27 May 2024 English

EU Member States have a shared responsibility to give protection to asylum-seekers, and to ensure they receive fair treatment and that their cases are examined in accordance with uniform standards. …

Present and Future, International Journal of Refugee Law, Volume 26, Issue 4, December 2014. 3 Until


UN: The United Nations · 24 May 2024 English

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international humanitarian law, international refugee law and international human rights law. “The


EPRS: European Parliamentary Research Service · 24 May 2024 English

As part of the common European asylum system (CEAS), the Asylum Procedures Directive sets out procedures for Member States for granting and withdrawing international protection in accordance with the Qualification …

applicants' rights under EU and international refugee law. Regarding the broader use of the border procedure


UN: The United Nations · 23 May 2024 English

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instruments of international human rights and refugee law. Access to justice 36. The Committee


EPRS: European Parliamentary Research Service · 16 May 2024 English

With no end in sight to the war in Ukraine, the EU has started preparing for the post March 2025 period, when temporary protection for displaced people from Ukraine ends. …

The latter is a principle of international refugee law, as is the loss of the refugee status when a


EU: European Union · 15 May 2024 English

standards applicable in the field of asylum and refugee law, and that they perform their activities with


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