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  • Support Personnel
The Handbook on the criteria for determining refugee status is provided is broken down in sections and explains the various components of the definition of refugee set out in the 1951 Convention and the 1967 Protocol. The handbook’s length is 191 pages and is available in a digital format (pdf) and there is an option for learners to download it. It can be accessed in the English, Arabic, French, Polish and Spanish.
Title Handbook and Guidelines on Procedures and Criteria for Determining Refugee Status
Date launched 2011
Duration Completed
Type of Resource Electronic Handbook
Purpose Support Personnel
Online or Blended OL
Learning objectives The handbook aims to enhance the knowledge of professionals working with refugees on accessions to the international refugee instruments including details of declarations on the geographical applicability of the 1951 Convention and 1967 Protocol.
Target group Government officials, academics, and lawyers concerned with refugee problems
Evaluation results/ monitoring plan N/A
Recognition or certification of learning N/A
Financing and sustainability model N/A
Leading Organization UNHCR
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