Title Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees
Publisher UN General Assembly
Publication Date 28 July 1951
Topics 1951 Refugee Convention | Non-refoulement | Treaties / Agreements / Charters / Protocols / Conventions / Declarations
Citation / Document Symbol United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 189, p. 137
Reference Entry into force: 22 April 1954
Other Languages / Attachments Arabic | Armenian | Bosnian | Croatian | French | German | Greek | Japanese | Kirundi | Russian | Signatory States, Declarations and Reservations (as of 13 September 2012) | Somali | Spanish | State Parties to the 1951 Convention relating to the Status of Refugees and/or its 1967 Protocol (As of September 2012)
Related Document Protocol Relating to the Status of Refugees
Cite as UN General Assembly, Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees, 28 July 1951, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 189, p. 137, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3be01b964.html [accessed 24 November 2014]
Comments The Convention was adopted by the United Nations Conference of Plenipotentiaries on the Status of Refugees and Stateless Persons, held at Geneva from 2 to 25 July 1951. The Conference was convened pursuant to resolution 429 (V), adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations on 14 December 1950.