As of 15 September 2019, a total of 48,163 asylum seekers and refugees are registered with UNHCR in Libya. A total of 3,488 individuals have been identified by UNHCR and its partners to be currently i...
Published: 16 September 2019 (4 days ago)
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As of 8 September 2019, a total of 48,122 asylum seekers and refugees are registered with UNHCR in Libya. A total of 3,546 individuals have been identified by UNHCR and its partners to be currently in...
Published: 12 September 2019 (8 days ago)
Uploaded: 12 September 2019 (7 days ago)
UNHCR’s involvement with the issue of trafficking is essentially twofold. Firstly, the Office has a responsibility to ensure that refugees, asylum-seekers, internally displaced persons (IDPs), statele...
Published: 7 April 2006 (13 years ago)
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This update covers the period May-June 2019 and provides an overview of regional and country trends as well as of programming and advocacy work undertaken by UNHCR Operations in the field of Mixed Mov...
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 distinct groups governed by separate legal frameworks. Only refugees are entitled
to the specific international protection as defined by international refugee law.
- Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration
What is the difference between a migrant and a refugee?
Examples of migration and border policies that reflect international human rights and refugee law as well as a framework to respond to the protection needs of refugees, stateless people, unaccompanied and separated children, trafficked persons and others with specific needs in the context of mixed movement.