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Refugees in Guinea-Bissau

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3,745
Last updated 31 Mar 2019
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All refugees by origin JSON  .CSV 
Country of origin Source Data date Population
Senegal UNHCR 31 Mar 2019
  99.0%
3,707
Others UNHCR 28 Feb 2019
  1.0%
38


Naturalization in process JSON  .CSV 
Country of origin Source Data date Population
Senegal UNHCR 31 Mar 2019
  100.0%
3,707


Naturalized refugees JSON  .CSV 
Country of origin Source Data date Population
Senegal UNHCR 31 Mar 2019
  100.0%
3,473


Asylum seekers JSON  .CSV 
28
Last updated 28 Feb 2019
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    UNHCR: Solutions in West Africa - Exempted Refugees Q3 2018

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    UNHCR Guinea-Bissau Factsheet July 2017

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    Boletim de Informacao (Janereiro- Marco 2017)

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    UNHCR Guinea-Bissau Factsheet December 2016

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    MMC WEST AFRICA - 4Mi Snapshot - October 2018

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    New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants

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    On 19 September 2016,the Heads of State and Government and High Representatives have adopted the following political declaration to address the question of large movements of refugees and migrants.
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    Joint IOM-UNHCR letter on terminology

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    Refugees and migrants are entitled to the same universal human rights and fundamental freedoms, which must be respected, protected and fulfilled at all times. However, migrants and refugees are distin...
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    United Nations Secretary-General Guidance Note of the Secretary-General on the United Nations and Statelessness

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    The present Note provides guidance to the UN system on addressing statelessness by outlining guiding principles and policy framework for action.
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    Reunião de Nível Ministerial para a Validação e Adoção do Plano de Ação Regional para Erradicar a Apatridia na África Ocidental
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    HCR Afrique de l'Ouest La CEDEAO, le HCR, et la Côte d'Ivoire célèbrent les deux ans du Plan d'Action de Banjul contre l'apatridie en Afriqu...

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    UNHCR West Africa 4 Years gone, 6 to go - Eradicating statelessness in West Africa by 2024 is no distant dream

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    AU: Roundtable on Addressing Root Causes and Achieving Durable Solutions in Africa

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

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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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    UNHCR’S Strategic Directions 2017–2021

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    The 647th meeting of the AU Peace and Security Council on the post-election situation in The Islamic Republic of The Gambia

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    The Gambia: Displacement

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    Flash report sur la situation des Gambiens en Guinée-Bissau

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

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    UNHCR: Senegalese refugees in the Gambia and Guinea Bissau

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    HCR Afrique de l'Ouest Note Conceptuelle Réunion régionale stratégique sur l’apatridie : L’Afrique de l’Ouest en marche vers le Segment de h...

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    New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants

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    EXTENSAO da data limite para entrega de candidaturas, 17 de Novembro! Chamada à participação - Curso sobre apatridia e o direito à nacionali...

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    UNHCR West Africa Infographic #IBELONG progress in ECOWAS - Highlights as of 30.04.2019

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    HCR Afrique de l'Ouest Infographie #J'appartiens dans l'espace CEDEAO - Acquis au 30.04.2019

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

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    Boletim de Informacao

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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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  •    Situations related to this country
    • Guinea-Bissau - Stateless in West Africa

      According to UNHCR estimates, statelessness affects millions of people worldwide, at least 700,000 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.

    • Guinea-Bissau - Asylum and Migration in West Africa

      Mixed movements refer to complex population flows: people using the same routes and modes of transportation to travel, but moving for different reasons, and with different needs. In these flows, refugees move alongside people fleeing financial hardship. West Africa is a place of complex mixed movements, inside the region or from the region to other parts of the world, such as Europe through the Central Mediterranean route.

    • Guinea-Bissau - Voluntary Return of Ivorian Refugees

      Today, there are 22,000 Ivorian refugees hosted in West Africa. Since 2011, UNHCR has facilitated the voluntary return in safety and dignity of over 70,000 Ivorian refugees and and continues to do so.


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    Guinea-Bissau Naturalizes Senegalese Refugees

    VOA, 04 Dec 2018

    Ricci Shryock PELUNDO, GUINEA-BISSAU — Senegalese refugees in Guinea-Bissau are getting identification cards after years — and, for some, decades — of living in a state of limbo. Ibrahima Ingo has lived in Pelundo, near Guinea-Bissau's border with Senegal, since 1992 when he fled southern S... Read more

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    The Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED)
    Disaggregated conflict collection, analysis and crisis mapping project
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    World Food Programme Guiné-Bissau
    World Food Programme Guiné-Bissau
    The World Bank
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    The World Bank
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    UNIOGBIS
    United Nations Integrated Peacebuilding Office in Guinea-Bissau
    UNHCR
    UNHCR West Africa
    Facebook page of UNHCR West Africa
    Kora - Voices of Refugees in West and Central Africa
      Guinea-Bissau
    Worldbank country facts
    Capital
    Bissau
    Languages
    pt
    Population
    1,844,000
    Area
    N/A
    GDP
    N/A
    GDP growth
    N/A
    Income level
    N/A
    Gini index
    35.5
    Currency
    XOF
    Literacy rate
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