Conventions and definitions

Conventions and definitions

The United Nations Convention Relating to the status of Refugees is the cornerstone in the body of laws that establish standards for refugee protection.

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11. maj. 15

Call for an immediate and permanent cease fire in Yemen

A group of 17 aid agencies call for an immediate and permanent cease fire as an additional 70,000 people flee coalition airstrikes in Northern Yemen

06. maj. 15

Life-saving assistance at risk of collapsing in Yemen

A group of 22 major aid agencies said their operations risk coming to an abrupt end within a week unless land, sea and air routes are opened immediately for the...

06. maj. 15

Another 5 million internally displaced in 2014

The record-high number of displaced across the globe continues to raise – a new report shows that the number of internally displaced increased with almost 5 million...