Action 6 of the Global Action Plan to End Statelessness aims to help States identify and protect stateless persons in a migratory context through the establishment of a statelessness determination procedure, and to facilitate their naturalisation to resolve their statelessness. This paper is the fourth in UNHCR's Good Practices series, and seeks to help States, UNHCR operations and other stakeholders achieve the goals of the #IBelong Campaign to End Statelessness.
On 20 May 2016, UNHCR released an Update to the Position on Returns to Southern and Central Somalia.
This paper supersedes UNHCR's June 2014 Position on Returns to Southern and Central Somalia.
On 19 April 2016, UNHCR released a new set of Eligibility Guidelines for assessing the international protection needs of asylum-seekers from Afghanistan. They replace the August 2013 Afghanistan Eligibility Guidelines.
This new page on quality assurance in Refugee Status Determination is a central resource for all publicly available quality assurance project reports that UNHCR has been involved in. It also contains some practical tools developed in the context of UNHCR quality assurance projects.
On 15 March 2016, UNHCR released a new set of Eligibility Guidelines for assessing the international protection needs of asylum-seekers from El Salvador.
Core legal instruments and UNHCR's policy and guidance relating to children at risk.
Provisions, guidance and tools on detention, prison conditions and freedom of movement.
Legal, policy and guidance documents on gender equality and women.
Legal, policy and operational documents relating to Internally Displaced Persons.
Key information relevant to the protection of civilians in situations of armed conflict.
Documents on the intersection between refugee protection and international migration.
Legal, policy and guidance materials relevant to the refugee status determination process.
Core documents on UNHCR's resettlement activities, challenges and the policy framework.
Key materials relevant for asylum claims based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
Key documents from several special initiatives to clarify and strengthen UNHCR's mandate.
Legal instruments, UNHCR policy documents and guidance on statelessness.
Documents relevant to the human rights mechanisms within the United Nations.
Hundreds of people who fled persecution at home are now living in dire conditions at a makeshift camp near Röszke on the Hungary-Serbia border.
Despite Uganda's generous policy towards refugees, the latest influx is putting the country's resources under strain.
Influx expected to continue as tension remains high across the border.
Project piloted by UNHCR and the Government of Iran has cleaned up a neighbourhood in one of Iran's poorest refugee communities.
Agency worried by reports of violence and worsening conditions at Hungarian-Serbian border.