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This is an online library with  publications related to child protection, including legislation, professional guidance, research reports and toolkits. Please use the filter function to adjust your search.

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2014 - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
This document aims to support States in the EU and EFTA in applying the best interests principle as a primary consideration when dealing with unaccompanied and separated children in their territory. This document recognizes that applying this...
2014 - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
Putting people in detention has become a routine – rather than exceptional – response to the irregular entry or stay of asylum-seekers and migrants1 in a number of countries. Some governments view detention as a means to dissuade irregular...
2013 - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
Ukraine has set the goal of bringing its laws, policies and practices regarding asylum into line with international and European standards. Given the impact of legislative and administrative reforms in Ukraine since December 2010, and in the...
2011 - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
This report of the UNHCR Regional Representation for Central Europe’s annual Participatory Assessment gives a summary of the situation for asylum-seekers, refugees and people with subsidiary protection in the region, as they reported it to UNHCR...
2011 - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
Safe at Last?
The broad objective of this research was to investigate the extent to which implementation of the Qualification Directive delivers international protection to persons fleeing situations of indiscriminate violence, and to ascertain whether a...
2011 - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
Asylum Levels and Trends in Industrialized Countries 2010
This report summarizes patterns and trends in the number of individual asylum claims submitted in Europe and selected non-European countries during 2010. Knowing how many people have sought refugee or asylum status is at the core of the United...
2010 - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
Over a period of four months, a total of 42 unaccompanied children from Afghanistan who had sought asylum in Sweden were interviewed on why they left Afghanistan and how they came to Sweden. The study aims to increase the knowledge and...
2010 - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
‘A tree does not move unless there is wind’ is an Afghan proverb which, roughly translated, means ‘there is no smoke without fire’, or ‘nothing happens without a reason’. The proverb provides an appropriate title for a report that tries to explain...
2009 - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
The Statement of Good Practice aims to provide a clear and simple overview of the principles, policies and practices required to implement measures that will ensure the promotion and protection of the rights of separated children in Europe. It...
2009 - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
Children are vulnerable to many complex and interdependent protection risks, in emergencies and in day-to-day life. It is crucial to factor this into emergency responses and long-term development activities. The ARC resource pack (available at:...

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