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Refugees in Benin

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All refugees JSON 
1,008
Last updated 31 Aug 2017
Source - UNHCR, Government 
All refugees by origin JSON  .CSV 
Country of origin Source Data date Population
Central African Rep. UNHCR, Government 31 Aug 2017
  79.3%
799
Côte d'Ivoire UNHCR, Government 31 Aug 2017
  16.6%
167
Others UNHCR, Government 31 Aug 2017
  4.2%
42


Asylum seekers JSON 
196
Last updated 31 Aug 2017
Source - UNHCR, Government 
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    RMMS West Africa: Mixed Migration in West Africa Data, Routes and Vulnerabilities of People on the move

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    UNOWAS E-magazine N.3 (ENG/FR)

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    RMMS West Africa: Before the desert - Conditions and Risks on Mixed Migration Routes through West Africa

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    UNHCR Global Trends Forced Displacement in 2016

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    West Africa 2016 Funding Update as of 17 November 2016

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    West Africa 2016 Funding Update as of 17 November 2016
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    UNHCR West Africa 2016 Funding Update as of 8 November 2016

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    UNHCR West Africa 2016 Funding Update
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    UNHCR West Africa 2016 Funding Update as of 31 October 2016

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    UNHCR West Africa 2016 Funding Update as of 31 October 2016
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    Africa - UNHCR Presence

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    RMMS West Africa: Mixed Migration in West Africa Data, Routes and Vulnerabilities of People on the move

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    RMMS West Africa: Before the desert - Conditions and Risks on Mixed Migration Routes through West Africa

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    UN SC: Report of the Secretary-General on the activities of the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel

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    RMMS: West Africa Monthly Mixed Migration Summary May 2017

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    Briefing to the Security Council on the Report of the Secretary-General on the activities of the United Nations Office for West Africa and t...

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    Rapport du Secrétaire général sur les activités du Bureau des Nations Unies pour l’Afrique de l’Ouest et le Sahel

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    Food Security and Humanitarian Implications in West Africa and the Sahel

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    Impact Evaluations on the Contribution of Food Assistance to Durable Solutions in Protracted Refugee Situations

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    Orientations Stratégiques du HCR 2017–2021

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    UNOWAS E-MAGAZINE ISSUE 2 : “NOT TO TAKE OUR EYES OFF THE BALL” (DEC 2016)

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    UNHCR Global Trends Forced Displacement in 2016

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    UNHCR Age, Gender and Diversity Accountability Report 2016

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    UNOWAS: Statement by Mr. Mohamed Ibn Chambas

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  •    Situations related to this country
    • Benin - Stateless in West Africa

      According to UNHCR estimates, statelessness affects up to 10 million people worldwide, over 1 million of which are in West Africa. There are many factors contributing to the risk of statelessness in the region, which suggest that the population at risk is very large.


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    Deputy UN chief highlights stronger AU-UN partnership to benefit Africa's youth

    UN News Centre, 03 Jul 2017

    3 July 2017 – Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed today called for strengthening the relationship between the African Union (AU) and the United Nations to deliver on promised development for Africa's youth. Addressing her first African Union Summit since taking office, Ms. Mohammed said that ... Read more

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    Statelessness: Over 40m children are unregistered in West Africa —UNICEF

    Nigerian Tribune, 11 May 2017

    Ms Marie-Pierre Poirier, Regional Director, United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), says about 40 million children under five are unregistered in the West African region Poirier made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Banjul at the end of the Ministerial... Read more

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    ECOWAS works towards eradicating statelessness in west Africa

    Africanews, 10 May 2017

    The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has a adopted strategies to eradicate statelessness in the sub-region by 2024. During a 3-day ministerial conference that began on Monday in Gambia’s capital Banjul, experts from the bloc’s 15 member states resolved to finalize a plan of acti... Read more

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    West Africa acts to end statelessness

    Namibian, 10 May 2017

    DAKAR – West Africa has become the first region in the world to adopt an action plan to end statelessness, aiming to help more than one million people without a nationality gain identity papers with new laws and better data, human rights experts said on Monday. Stateless people, sometimes referred ... Read more

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    Apatridie: l'Afrique de l'Ouest première région à adopter un plan d'éradication

    Afrique Expansion, 10 May 2017

    La Communauté économique des Etats d'Afrique de l'Ouest (Cédéao) est devenue officiellement mardi la première organisation régionale à adopter un plan d'élimination de l'apatridie, lors d'une conférence ministérielle à Banjul, la capitale gambienne. Le Haut commissariat de l'ONU pour les réfugiés... Read more

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    La Cedeao adopte un plan d’action pour éradiquer l’apatridie

    Jeune Afrique, 10 May 2017

    10 mai 2017 à 14h53 Par Jeune Afrique avec AFP La Communauté économique des Etats d’Afrique de l’Ouest (Cedeao) est devenue ce mardi la première organisation du continent à adopter un plan d‘élimination de l’apatridie, qui toucherait près d'un million de personnes sur cette partie du continent. ... Read more

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    La Banque Mondiale
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    PNUD Bénin
    Programme des Nations Unies pour le développement
    The World Bank
    Data (English)
    UNHCR West Africa
    Facebook page of UNHCR West Africa
    World Refugee Day/Journée mondiale des réfugiés
    20.06.2017
      Benin
    Worldbank country facts
    Capital
    Porto-Novo
    Languages
    fr
    Population
    10,315,244
    Area
    N/A
    GDP
    N/A
    GDP growth
    N/A
    Income level
    Low income
    Gini index
    38.6
    Currency
    XOF
    Literacy rate
    N/A