The Guidelines provide substantive and procedural guidance for assessing claims to international protection related to situations of armed conflict and violence under the 1951 Convention/1967 Protocol, the 1969 OAU Convention and the 1984 Cartagena Declaration.
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.
In a new online project, 16-year-old Madina from Afghanistan shares her hopes of equality for women in her homeland.
Renewed fighting has displaced more than 32,000 Yemenis in the past two months, adding to the two million already forced to flee and facing a harsh winter.
UNHCR is working to re-position and weatherproof up to 80,000 shelters in southern Bangladesh to withstand rains expected in March.
During a visit to UNHCR's headquarters in Geneva, Blanchett says organization provides a vital "moral compass" in times of record displacement.
A photography project has given 14-year-old Manaal the confidence to set her hopes high for the future.