The policy collection consists of mainly UNHCR policy documents, although contributions from other sources are continually added to the collection. Policy information is useful to provide guidance to decision makers. The majority of the documents in the collection cover asylum policy on countries, specific situations or thematic/subject matter based issues.
|Guidelines on International Protection No. 12: Claims for refugee status related to situations of armed conflict and violence under Article 1A(2) of the 1951 Convention and/or 1967 Protocol relating to the Status of Refugees and the regional refugee definitions|
|UNHCR Position on Returns to Iraq|
AGENDA 2040, Africa's Agenda for children: Fostering an Africa Fit for Children.
9 November 2016 | Publisher: African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACERWC) | Document type: Policy/Position Papers
|Report of the Executive Committee of the Programme of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees - Sixty-seventh session (3-7 October 2016)|
|International Protection Considerations with regard to people fleeing northeastern Nigeria (the states of Borno, Yobe and Adamawa) and surrounding region – Update II|
|The UK's Approach to Statelessness: Need for Fair and Timely Decisions|
|Asylum Policy instruction - Sexual orientation in asylum claims|
|Guidelines on the Conditions of Arrest, Police Custody and Pre-Trial Detention in Africa|
|UNHCR Eligibility Guidelines for Assessing the International Protection Needs of Asylum-Seekers from Honduras|
|Good Practices Paper – Action 6: Establishing Statelessness Determination Procedures to Protect Stateless Persons|