Title Salvamento en el mar. Guía de referencia sobre los principios y prácticas aplicables a migrantes y refugiados
Publisher Inter-Agency
Author International Maritime Organization (IMO); United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Publication Date September 2006
Topics Refugee law | Rescue at sea / Interception at sea | Stowaways
Related Document Rescue at Sea. A Guide to Principles and Practice as Applied to Migrants and Refugees
Cite as Inter-Agency, Salvamento en el mar. Guía de referencia sobre los principios y prácticas aplicables a migrantes y refugiados, September 2006, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/45f572314.html [accessed 29 December 2014]
Comments This leaflet has been prepared jointly by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). It is intended for masters, ship owners, government authorities, insurance companies, and other interested parties involved in rescue at sea situations. It provides guidance on relevant legal provisions, and on practical procedures to ensure the prompt disembarkation of survivors of rescue operations, and measures to meet their specific needs, particularly in the case of refugees and asylum-seekers.
DisclaimerThis is not a UNHCR publication. UNHCR is not responsible for, nor does it necessarily endorse, its content. Any views expressed are solely those of the author or publisher and do not necessarily reflect those of UNHCR, the United Nations or its Member States.