Tag Archives: refugee status determination

RSDwatch states: ‘UNHCR is once again the world’s largest RSD adjudicator’

Michael Kagan has dissected and analysed the numbers on UNHCR refugee status determination and came up with not only interesting figures, but also a nice analogy with McDonalds… The number of  people applying for individual refugee status determination at UNHCR … Continue reading

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Transitioning From UNHCR to Government RSD: A report by UNHCR

UNHCR’s in-house think tank, the Policy Development and Evaluation Service, has published a critical new report about how – and to some extent, if and when – UNHCR should help states build their own refugee status determination (RSD) systems. The … Continue reading

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Conference: Access to Asylum, current challenges and future directions

The Monash University Prato Centre (Italy) will host a conference on the topic of access to asylum. The aim of this international conference is to determine how best to safeguard the rights of asylum seekers in balance with the responsibilities of states. … Continue reading

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UNHCR publishes Guidelines on asylum applications by persons avoiding military service

Om 3 December 2013, UNHCR published new Guidelines on claims for refugee status by deserters and persons avoiding service in State armed forces, as well as forced recruitment by non-State armed groups. UNHCR states that new guidelines are necessary because … Continue reading

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