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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21. aug. 14

13 new refugee camps to hundreds of thousands of displaced Iraqis

In cooperation with the UNHCR the Danish Refugee Council signed an agreement with the authorities of the Kurdish region of Iraq to provide expert assistance in the...

19. aug. 14

World Humanitarian Day in the shadow of crises

The UN World Humanitarian Day is dedicated to the aid-workers stationed in conflict and disaster affected places around the globe. With a historic number of...

11. aug. 14

DRC emergency relief operations launched in Iraq

During the latest escalation of the violence in Northern Iraq the civilian minority population has become a direct target. 200.000 people have been displaced...