Title Advisory Opinion on the Extraterritorial Application of Non-Refoulement Obligations under the 1951 Convention relating to the Status of Refugees and its 1967 Protocol
Publisher UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Publication Date 26 January 2007
Topics Non-refoulement
Other Languages / Attachments French | Greek | Spanish
Cite as UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Advisory Opinion on the Extraterritorial Application of Non-Refoulement Obligations under the 1951 Convention relating to the Status of Refugees and its 1967 Protocol, 26 January 2007, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/45f17a1a4.html [accessed 29 November 2014]
Comments This Opinion was prepared in response to a request for UNHCR's position on the extraterritorial application of the non-refoulement obligations under the 1951 Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees and its 1967 Protocol. The Office's views as set out in the Advisory Opinion are offered in a broad perspective, given the relevance of the legal questions involved to a variety of situations outside a State's national territory.