NEWS:UN agency urges Governments to recognize people fleeing war-plagued countries as refugees

NEWS:UN agency urges Governments to recognize people fleeing war-plagued countries as refugees

  Faced with record displacement due to conflict, the United Nations has moved to reinforce the global refugee protection regime by issuing new guidelines on dealing with people fleeing their country because of war, who are not recognised as refugees by some States. “These guidelines are crucial because most conflicts today target groups of civilians because of their real or perceived ethnic, religious, social or political affiliation. There is no question that those fleeing the…

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