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Refugee Protection and International Migration

Refworld documents relating to the intersection between refugee protection and international migration, including legal, policy and background information. This "Special Feature" on asylum and migration is regularly maintained and includes materials on a range of migration issues as they relate to refugee protection and forced displacement, such as "mixed movements", maritime protection, and UNHCR's 10-Point Plan of Action.

Legal Documents Related to Migration

Selected Case Law

Refugee Protection and International Migration

  • Refugee Protection and International Migration - Trends August 2013-July 2014, UNHCR, November 2014
  • Summary Report - UNHCR Field Consultations on Refugee Protection and International Migration, 20 November 2013 (go to the Protection Manual internal - C.1. Asylum-general)
  • UNHCR Report on UN GA High Level Dialogue on Migration and Development 2013, UNHCR, 4 October 2013 (go to the Protection Manual internal - C.3. Asylum / Migration nexus)
  • UNHCR Update on Refugee Protection and International Migration (September 2011 - September 2012), UNHCR, 3 October 2012 (go to the Protection Manual internal - C.3. Asylum / Migration nexus)

Protection at Sea

Irregular Secondary Movements

International Cooperation and Regional Approaches

Other UNHCR Policy Documents Related to Migration Issues

UNHCR ExCom and Standing Committee

UNHCR Research

UNHCR Training

Other Policy Documents Related to Migration Issues

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The 10-Point Plan in Action, 2016 Update

Examples of good practise, guidance and practical tools related to refugee protection and mixed migration.

Related UNHCR Links

Related Internet Links