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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25. nov. 14

DRC addresses the plenary at the ECHO Annual Partners Conference

BRUSSELS, 26 Nov 2014: Today, the Danish Refugee Council's (DRC) Head of Unit for the MENA Region, Christian Jacob Hansen, addresses the plenary at the ECHO Annual...

25. nov. 14

Increased tension between armed groups limits access in Northern Mali

The breakdown of the ceasefire agreement between separatist groups and the Malian government has led to increased incidents of armed groups competing for power and...

13. nov. 14

DRC helping more than 10,000 people who’ve fled conflict in Anbar, Iraq

DRC-Iraq: November 12, 2014 – Tens of thousands of Iraqis who have fled their homes due to conflict have received vital relief items distributed by the Danish...